George R. R. Martin Recommends

Episode 6 scene 20

Can’t wait to get your grabby paws on the next book in the Song of Fire and Ice series? Here’s what ¬†authors George R. R. Martin himself recommends you try¬†to tide you over.*

Classic Fantasy Authors

  • J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Ursula Le Guin (Earthsea series)
  • Robert E. Howard (Conan the Barbarian series)
  • Richard Adams (Watership Down)
  • T. H. White (The Once and Future King)

Modern Fantasy Authors

  • Scott Lynch (The Lies of Locke Lamora series)
  • Patrick Rothfuss (Kingkiller Chronicles series)
  • Joe Abercrombie

Historical Fiction Authors

  • Steven Pressfield
  • Cecelia Holland
  • Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Howard Pyle (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • Maurice Druon (The Iron King)
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The White Company)
  • Sir Walter Scott (Ivanhoe)
  • Thomas B. Costain (The Silver Chalice)
  • Sharon K. Penman
  • Bernard Cornwell

*see this post on his Not A Blog for all of his reccomendations.


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