Book Review: A Storm of Swords
A Song of Ice and Fire Series
A Song of Ice and Fire Series. The series comprises one epic story that is still being written. It is intended to be complete in seven volumes, but the author has stated it could go on for longer. Book 0. With all the fire and fury fans have come to expe… More. Want to Read.
It was first published on August 8, in the United Kingdom, with a United States edition following in November Its publication was preceded by a novella called Path of the Dragon , which collects some of the Daenerys Targaryen chapters from the novel into a single book. To date, A Storm of Swords is the longest novel in the series. It was so long that in the UK its paperback edition was split in half, Part 1 being published as Steel and Snow in June with the one-volume cover and Part 2 as Blood and Gold in August with a specially-commissioned new cover. In France, the decision was made to cut the novel into four separate editions. Significantly, it was the first novel in the series to be nominated for the Hugo Award , one of the two most prestigious awards in science fiction and fantasy publishing, although it lost to J.