A Song Of Ice And Fire fans have been waiting for the next installment of the series for quite a long time now. The latest reports claim that the launch of George Raymond Richard Martin?s The Winds Of Winter will not happen in March 2017.
Earlier, it was reported that the book will be released in March 2017. The rumors started floating on the internet since the launch date of the book was accidentally revealed by Amazon?s french website. However, Martin and the publisher of the book quickly ruled out the speculations.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Martin?s United States publishers, Random House has confirmed that the release date mentioned by Amazon?s French page is incorrect. They also stated that the publication team will update the information as soon as the publication process takes place.
Martin?s US publishers said in a press release, “As his publisher, we support George RR Martin as he works hard to finish ‘The Winds of Winter.’ Any on-sale dates currently listed online for the novel are incorrect. Once we have a publication date for The Winds of Winter,’ the world will know.”
Moreover, Martin?s United Kingdom publishers HarperCollins and Voyager Books also confirmed the reports. HarperCollins has confirmed that nothing has been finalized regarding the publication or the release date.
?The Winds of Winter? is sixth installment out of seven in the ?A Song Of Ice And Fire? series. Martin has planned to end the series with the seventh novel ?A Dream Of Spring.? However, the regular delay in the release of forthcoming installment has left the fans confused about the final installment.
Martin took at least five years to complete each novel. The most recent installment ?A Dance with Dragons? was released in July 2011, more than five years back. The speed at which Martin is writing indicates that the final episode would not be released before 2022.
TheBitBag team will update the information as soon as the author releases more details about its upcoming novel.