Dubbed â€śthe American Tolkienâ€ť by Time magazine, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R.R. Martin is a giant in the field of fantasy literature and one of the most exciting storytellers of our time. Now he delivers a rare treat for readers: a compendium of his shorter works, collected into two stunning volumes, that offer fascinating insight into his journey from young writer to award-winning master.Gathered here, in Volume I, are the very best of George R.R. Martinâ€™s early works, including never-before-published fan pieces, his Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker Award-winning storiesâ€”plus the original novella The Ice Dragon, from which Martinâ€™s New York Times bestselling childrenâ€™s book of the same title originated. A dazzling array that features extensive author commentary, Dreamsongs, Volume I, is the perfect collection for both Martin devotees and a new generation of fans.