A Clash of Kings

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A Clash of Kings
AuthorGeorge R. R. Martin
Audio read byRoy Dotrice
Cover artistSteve Youll
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SeriesA Song of Ice and Fire
GenreFantasy
Published1998 (Voyager Books/UK)
1999 (Bantam Spectra/US)
Pages768
AwardLocus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (1999)
ISBN0-00-224585-X (UK Hardback)
ISBN 0-553-10803-4 (US Hardback)
OCLC59667381
813/.54
LC ClassPS3563.A7239 C58 1999
Preceded byA Game of Thrones
Followed byA 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 | change 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 | change source]

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