View Full Version : When does the next "Song of Ice and Fire" book come out?

08-29-2001, 04:30 PM
Does anyone know when the forth book comes out? Does anyone know how many there are to be and what they are going to be called? Thanks.

08-29-2001, 05:14 PM
There's supposed to be six books, I believe, titled:

A Game of Thrones
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords
A Dance With Dragons
The Winds of Winter
A Time for Wolves

The next is due out fall of 2002.

08-29-2001, 06:28 PM
I think the correct answer to the OP is "Not damn soon enough to suit me!" I can't wait another year or so to see what the hell was going on with YOU-KNOW-WHO coming back at the end of YOU-KNOW-WHICH-BOOK, especially given what had happened earlier to YOU-KNOW-WHO. ( <-authentic spoiler free post!)

(All kidding aside, Cabbage's info seems dead-on correct, from what I've heard.


08-29-2001, 06:50 PM
This is appropriate to the new forum, Cafe Society, so I'll move it.

moderator, GQ

08-29-2001, 06:53 PM
George R.R. Martin has a website at, not suprisingly, www.georgerrmartin.com (http://www.georgerrmartin.com). Accordiing to that site, Cabbage is correct, and the next book will be due out in fall 2002.

Fenris: Arrgh. Yes, the suspense is killing me. Well, OK, maybe not, but I really would like to know.

08-29-2001, 07:35 PM
Another YEAR??? Aw, crap.

08-30-2001, 02:28 AM
I remember reading an interview with Martin (in Locus, maybe?) in which he said about 20 years would pass between the 3rd book and the 4th. (For the characters.)

08-30-2001, 10:18 AM
Odd. Amazon.co.uk says the next one isn't due out until Feb 2004.

08-30-2001, 10:30 AM
Apparently I now have three more books on my to-read list, with a fourth arriving in a year or three, depending on what source you use.