The Armageddon Rag
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The Armageddon Rag

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Magic, music, drugs and rock'n'roll in an early novel from George R. R. Martin, author of A GAME OF THRONES

One-time underground journalist Sandy Blair has traveled far from his radical roots in the '60s - until the bizarre and brutal murder of a millionaire rock promoter draws him back. As Sandy sets out to investigate the crime, he finds himself on a magical mystery tour of the pent-up passions of his generation. For a new messiah has resurrected the once legendary rock band Nazgul - but with an apocalyptic new beat that is a requiem of demonism, mind control, and death only Sandy may be able to change in time ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 133 x 199 x 24mm | 308g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0575129557
  • 9780575129559
  • 169,822

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Onetime underground journalist Sandy Blair has travelled far from his radical roots in the '60s - until the bizarre and brutal murder of a millionaire rock promoter draws him back. As Sandy sets out to investigate the crime, he finds himself on a magical mystery tour of the pent-up passions of his generation. For a new messiah has resurrected the once legendary rock band Nazgul - but with an apocalyptic new beat that is a requiem of demonism, mind control, and death only Sandy may be able to change in time . . .




'I always expect the best from George R. R. Martin, and he always delivers' Robert Jordan

'Of those who work in the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best' Time

'This is the best novel concerning the American pop music culture in the 60's I've read' Stephen King

www.georgerrmartin.com
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About George R. R. Martin

George R.R. Martin published his first story in 1971 and quickly rose to prominence, winning four HUGO and two NEBULA AWARDS in quick succession before he turned his attention to fantasy with the historical horror novel FEVRE DREAM, now a Fantasy Masterwork. Since then he has won every major award in the fields of fantasy, SF and horror. His magnificent epic saga A Song of Ice and Fire is redefining epic fantasy for a new generation. George R.R. Martin lives in New Mexico.
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