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Fevre Dream George R.R. Martin

Fevre Dream By George R.R. Martin

Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin


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Summary

Vampires and the deep south, from the author of A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, now filmed as A GAME OF THRONES

Fevre Dream Summary

Fevre Dream: The 40th anniversary of a classic southern gothic novel by George R.R. Martin

The 40th anniversary of George R.R. Martin's classic southern gothic novel finds it just as gripping today as it was on its release.

Abner Marsh has had his dearest wish come true - he has built the Fevre Dream, the finest steamship ever to sail the Mississippi. Abner hopes to race the boat some day, but his partner is making it hard for him to realise his ambition.

Joshua York put up the money for the Fevre Dream, but now rumours have started about the company he keeps, his odd eating habits and strange hours. As the Dream sails the great river, it leaves in its wake one too many dark tales, until Abner is forced to face down the man who helped to make his dreams become reality.

From the author of the international phenomenon that is Game of Thrones, leap into a gothic historical fiction that will leave you wanting to read it with the lights turned on.

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'I loved Fevre Dream. The best vampire novel ever written' Joanne Harris, Sunday Times bestselling author of A Narrow Door

'The kind of chiller one rereads' Harlan Ellison

'A gripping and thrilling read . . . the relations between human and the vampire race are also something of an allegory for slavery and exploitation . . . very well developed, vivid and unforgettable' Goodreads reviewer,

'A beautiful, multi-layered story that stands as an historical drama bordering on fantasy and horror' Goodreads reviewer,

'A must-have in your personal library if you're into collecting modern fantasy novels, novels with historical fiction settings, or novels about paranormal creatures' Goodreads reviewer,

'Not only is it a great premise, but Mr. Martin follows through and delivers one hell of a story to back it up. Highly recommended!' Goodreads reviewer,

'It is excellent historical fiction, set amongst the steamboats traveling up and down the Mississippi . . . Recommended for fans of historic paranormal and horrific fiction' Goodreads reviewer,

'I loved this book. It was one of those that I wanted to savour and not rush ahead with. The writing draws you in from the start' Goodreads reviewer,

'A fantastic setting, and a steamboat that makes you want to go back in time and experience a great race yourself. This was a wonderful read and I would recommend highly' Goodreads reviewer,

'I've never met a protagonist like Abner Marsh . . . you'll want to savour this novel's little surprises completely unspoiled . . . an incredible slice of history, a deeply moving tale of an unlikely friendship, and a testament to the power of loyalty between two individuals' Goodreads reviewer,

About George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin published his first story in 1971 and quickly rose to prominence, winning four Hugo andf two Nebula Awards in quick succession before he turned his attention to fantasy with the historical horror novel FEVRE DREAM, now a Fantasy Masterwork. Since then he has won every major award in the fields of fantasy, SF and horror. His magnificent epic saga A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE is redefining epic fantasy for a new generation. George R.R. Martin lives in New Mexico.

Additional information

GOR001300527
9780575083042
0575083042
Fevre Dream: The 40th anniversary of a classic southern gothic novel by George R.R. Martin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
20080828
400
Short-listed for World Fantasy Award 1983 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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