Anthologies are hit-or-miss by nature, but Dangerous Women, a collection of femme fatale stories edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, has a pretty solid hit rate. And if the tales never get better than ”Some Desperado,” the blistering kickoff entry by Joe Abercrombie, they certainly do get bigger. Martin’s ”The Princess and the Queen,” a novella exploring the history of Westeros — the setting for his Song of Ice and Fire series and the HBO drama it inspired — clocks in at 35,000 words. B
GAME OF LADY THRONES Fantasy author George R.R. Martin edited Dangerous Women's docket of female-centric tales.
Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy, Anthology; Status: In Season; Publisher: Tor Books
Posted January 3 2014 — 12:00 AM EST
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