Portraits of His Children

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Portraits of His Children is the sixth short story collection by author George R.R. Martin. The collection was first published in July 1987 by Dark Harvest.[1]It contains 11 short stories.

The hardcover edition featured interior artwork by illustrators Val Lakey Lindahn and Ron Lindahn.[2]

The title story, originally published in November 1985 in Asimov's Science Fiction,[3], won the 1986 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and the Science Fiction Chronicle Readers Poll, and was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novelette.[4]

Contents[edit]

# Title Year Note
1 "Closing Time" 1982
2 "The Glass Flower" 1986
3 The Ice Dragon 1980
4 "In the Lost Lands" 1982
5 "The Last Super Bowl Game" 1975
6 "The Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr" 1976 Previously published in Songs of Stars and Shadows (1977)
7 "Portraits of His Children" 1985
8 "Under Siege" 1985
9 "Unsound Variations" 1982
10 "With Morning Comes Mistfall" 1973 Previously published in A Song for Lya (1976)
11 "The Second Kind of Loneliness" 1972 Previously published in A Song for Lya (1976)

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