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Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Fantasy; Reprint edition (March 29, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765360268
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765360267
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16,564 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

George R.R. Martin is the author of the acclaimed, internationally bestselling fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, adapted into the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. He is also the editor and contributor to the Wild Cards series, including the novels Suicide Kings and Fort Freak, among other bestsellers. He has won multiple science fiction and fantasy awards, including four Hugos, two Nebulas, six Locus Awards, the Bram Stoker, the World Fantasy Award, the Daedelus, the Balrog, and the Daikon (the Japanese Hugo). Martin has been writing ever since he was a child, when he sold monster stories to neighborhood children for pennies, and then in high school he wrote fiction for comic fanzines. His first professional sale was to Galaxy magazine, when he was 21. He has been a full-time writer since 1979. Martin has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
Gardner Dozois, one of the most acclaimed editors in science-fiction, has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years. He is the editor of the Year’s Best Science Fiction anthologies and co-editor of the Warrior anthologies, Songs of the Dying Earth, and many others.  As a writer, Dozois twice won the Nebula Award for best short story. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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George R.R. Martin sold his first story in 1971 and has been writing professionally since then. He spent ten years in Hollywood as a writer-producer, working on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and television pilots that were never made. In the mid '90s he returned to prose, his first love, and began work on his epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. He has been in the Seven Kingdoms ever since. Whenever he's allowed to leave, he returns to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lives with the lovely Parris, and two cats named Augustus and Caligula, who think they run the place.


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I found the other stories to range from "okay" to "very good".
Enrique Trevino
This is the third of George R.R. Martin's Dunk & Egg stories, set in the fantasy world of A Song of Ice and Fire which is the crowning jewel of the book.
Nicolaus
Despite some nice worldbuilding elements, the story seems to have little point.
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43 of 45 people found the following review helpful By ggarner on January 12, 2013
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This has The Mystery Knight in it. If you're looking for the Dunk and Egg stories from ASOIAF, get this, Legends II:Dragon, Sword and King and Legends: Stories by the Masters of Modern Fantasy if you want all three D&E stories.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Nick Brett VINE VOICE on April 24, 2011
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Warriors was originally issued as a very large and expensive hardback. The contents have been broken down into two (or three?) bite size chunk paperbacks and this is the first.
George RR Martin explains in his introduction the joy of the 'spinning rack' at his corner store where genres were mixed and he discovered many great authors. This anthology is like the spinning rack, the common theme is that of a warrior of somekind, but after that premise, all bets are off..
The six stories here are by Joe Haldeman (with a SF tale from the world of Forever War), Steven Saylor (with a Roman tale set at the time of the sack of Carthage), Tad Williams (a story of an interplanetary assassin), Robert Silverberg (a fantasy story of the few remaining soldiers guarding a great barrier) and finally George RR Martin (a novella featuring Dunk and Egg from his Song of Ice and Fire series).
I enjoyed them all, the writing was superb and the stories did vary, perhaps if you don't like Sci-fi or fantasy then these may not be for you, but I enjoyed the mix and it was hard to pick a favourite, which is always a good sign. Great authors, strong writing and a fun mix of tales - what's not to like?
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Nicolaus on March 25, 2013
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Exactly what I expected when ordered. This is the third of George R.R. Martin's Dunk & Egg stories, set in the fantasy world of A Song of Ice and Fire which is the crowning jewel of the book. Can't wait for more stories. Plus, you also get an assortment of stories by different well-known writers of contemporary and modern fantasy.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer Allen on July 16, 2013
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I purchased this for 'The Mystery Knight' by George R. R. Martin as I am sure many others will. This is a remarkable conclusion to the 'Dunk and Egg' precursor to 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'
The other stories in here are good ... war stories and stories of heroism, but not fulfilling for a light-hearted fantasy reader such as myself. However, $7.19 was none to bad a deal to read the stories I was so desperately in need of. :P
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By RG69 VINE VOICE on April 5, 2011
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The mass market edition of Warriors has been split into at least 2 volumes for the soft cover. I believe it will be 3 volumes when all is said and done. This first volume has 6 stories, the second 7, which would still leave 7 to make up the 20 stories that comprised the hardcover edition. For the most bang for your buck, you probably can pick up the hardcover and sale for a bargain price and certainly cheaper than the $7.99 X3 you will pay for the paperbacks when they do not contain anything new from the hardcover. Many people will pick this up for the new Dunk and Egg story from Martin and luckily they put it in the first volume, so if that is all you want then this is the edition for you. Though probably the weakest of the 3 Dunk and Egg stories so far, it is nice to get anything from the Song of Fire and Ice universe from Martin. Clocking in at 150 pages, it is triple the size of any of the other stories. Other standouts in this collection are from Steven Saylor, Cecellia Holland, and Robert Silverberg. Not a big fan of science fiction, so I didn't care much for the Joe Haldeman or Tad Williams stories.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C. Cannone on April 10, 2014
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Like any compilation book of short stories, you get a few stand-outs and a few snoozers. Everything Martin writes in the book is good and there were a couple of authors that he introduces us to that really impress.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Matt on April 3, 2013
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Got this book for the Dunk and Egg tale and was not disappointed, this book contains the 3rd Dunk and Egg tale, The Mystery Knight.
Can't wait for the next one.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Seth on July 17, 2014
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I bought this book for Dunk and Egg. Excellent story, G.R.R.M. at his best. It's a great extension of the Ice and Fire series.
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