A Dance with Dragons: Part 1 Dreams and Dust is the first part of the fifth series in the best-selling volume A Song of Ice and Fire written by celebrated author George R. R. Martin. Touted as one of the best-selling epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire revolves around the fictional continents Westeros and Essos, thousands of years from now.
The main plots entwine the royal families of the Lannisters, the Starks, the Greyjoys, the Targaryen and a few more. All these families fight for the throne and subsequently the power over everyone. The books narrate the fight and struggle behind all the characters aiming for this one pristine goal. There is a touch of fantasy when the narrative brings dragons and dungeons into picture. The chilling ambition of Daenerys Targaryen, who belongs to the clan of dragons, and rumored to have the blood of dragons in her body; makes for an interesting reading experience. What make these series more interesting are the underlying supernatural elements infused in Martin's writing.
The present series in question, A Dance with Dragons: Part 1 Dreams and Dust takes us to the tumultuous situation where Tyrion Lannister has escaped from King's Landing, after being accused of killing his father and King Joffrey, his nephew. Ed Stark's illegitimate son Jon Snow is elected as the Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, however, not without making enemies both inside and outside the Wall. Meanwhile, Daenerys Targaryen continues her fight for the throne, providing us with a striking plot.
George R.R Martin is a best-selling American writer who is an expert in Fantasy and Science fiction. Creator of the best-selling A Game of Thrones, he has also written for Hollywood. These successful novels in A Song of Ice and Fire series have been converted into a popular television show attracting praise and recognition for Martin. Apart from worldwide recognition and fame, Martin won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2012. This paperback book is available for online shopping on India with the ISBN number of 9780007466061.