The first volume in the hugely popular, violent and action-packed epic fantasy.
The first volume of George R R Martin’s glorious high fantasy tells the tragic story of treachery, greed and war that threatens the unity of the Seven Kingdoms south of the Wall. Martin unfolds with astonishing skill a tale of truly epic dimensions, thronged with memorable characters, a story of treachery and ambition, love and magic. Set in a fabulous world scarred by battle and catastrophe over 8000 years of recorded history, it tells of the deeds of men and women locked in the deadliest of conflicts and the terrible legacy they will leave their children. In the game of thrones, you win or you die.
And in the bitter-cold, unliving lands beyond the Wall, a terrible winter gathers and the others — the undead, the neverborn, wildlings to whom the threat of the sword is nothing — make ready to descend on the realms of men.
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‘A Game of Thrones grabs hold and won’t let go. It’s brilliant.’
‘Such a splendid tale. I couldn’t stop till I’d finished and it was dawn.’
The author is the award-winning author of five novels, including Fevre Dream and The Armageddon Rag. For the last ten years he has been a screenwriter for feature films and television, and was the producer of the TV series ‘Beauty and the Beast’, as well as story editor for ‘Twilight Zone’. He now returns to full-time novel-writing and is presently at work on A Clash of Kings, the second book of his new trilogy.
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Book Description Bantam, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002245841