American writer George R.R. Martin Wednesday introduced a brand new ebook to be launched in November — however followers could also be disillusioned to study it is not the highly-anticipated sixth installment of the hit Recreation of Thrones saga.
Hearth and Blood is ready a number of centuries earlier than Recreation of Thrones in the identical fantasy world of Westeros, the writer stated on his weblog. Martin confused it isn’t a novel, however relatively a historic textual content setting out the historical past of Westeros’ Targaryen dynasty.
Since 2012, the writer has printed a number of passages from the brand new ebook. Writer Bantam Spectra didn’t reply to a request for remark concerning the upcoming launch, however the ebook is already accessible for presale on-line.
As for the Recreation of Thrones ebook – The Winds of Winter – Martin stated: “No, winter is just not coming… not in 2018, not less than.”
Between 1996 and 2011, Martin printed 5 volumes of the Recreation of Thrones collection – letting six years go between the fourth and fifth.
Because the sixth season of the phenomenally fashionable tv present primarily based on the collection, the writers haven’t instantly relied on Martin’s books – and in any case, producer HBO took many liberties with the unique story in earlier seasons.
The collection – whose eighth and remaining season is predicted in 2019 – has already scooped up a report 38 Emmy Awards.