A Clash of Kings

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A Clash of Kings  
Author George R. R. Martin
Cover artist Steve Youll
Country United States
Language English
Series A Song of Ice and Fire
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publisher Bantam Books (US) & Voyager Books (UK)
Release date November 1998 (UK) & March 1999 (US)
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 708 (UK Hardback), 768 (US Hardback), 1009 (US Paperback)
ISBN ISBN 0-00-224585-X (UK Hardback), ISBN 0-553-10803-4 (US Hardback), ISBN 0-553-57990-8 (US Paperback)
Sequel to A Game of Thrones
Prequel to A Storm of Swords

A Clash of Kings is the second of seven planned books in A Song of Ice and Fire, a fantasy series written by George R. R. Martin. It was first released on 16 November 1998 in the United Kingdom, but the first United States edition did not come out until March 1999. It won the Locus Award in 1999 for Best Novel and was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2000 for Best Novel.

In other languages[change | edit source]

  • Bulgarian: "Сблъсък на Крале"
  • Chinese
  • Croatian: "Sraz kraljeva"
  • Czech: Střet králů
  • Dutch: Luitingh-Sijthoff (1999): "De strijd der koningen"
  • Finnish: "Kuninkaiden Koitos"
  • French: Three volumes (Hardcover: Pygmalion (2000); paperback: J'ai Lu (2002)): "La bataille des rois", "L'ombre maléfique", "L'invincible forteresse"
  • German: Single volume, Fantasy Productions (2004): "Königsfehde". Two volumes, Blanvalet (2000): "Der Thron der Sieben Königreiche", "Die Saat des goldenen Löwen".
  • Greek
  • Hebrew: עימות המלכים (Two volumes)
  • Hungarian: Single volume, Alexandra: "Királyok csatája"
  • Italian: Two volumes, Mondadori (2002): "Il regno dei lupi", "La regina dei draghi"; as a single volume titled "Lo scontro dei re" in the collection Urania Fantasy - Le grandi saghe (July 2008)
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish: "Starcie królów"
  • Portuguese: Two volumes: Saída de Emergência (2008): "A Fúria dos Reis", "O Despertar da Magia"
  • Romanian: Two volumes: "Încleştarea Regilor"
  • Russian: Single volume, AST (2004, 2005, 2006): "Битва королей". Two volumes, AST (2000): "Битва королей. Книга 1", "Битва королей. Книга 2".
  • Serbian: "Sudar kraljeva"
  • Spanish: Gigamesh (2003): "Choque de reyes"
  • Swedish: "Sagan om Eld och Is: Kungarnas Krig"
  • Turkish: "Buz ve Ateşin Şarkısı II: Kralların Çarpışması"

Awards[change | edit source]

  • Locus Award – Best Novel (Fantasy) (Won) – (1999)
  • Nebula Award – Best Novel (Nominated) – (2000)
  • Ignotus Award – Best Novel (Foreign) (Won) – (2004)