A Game of Thrones
Book 1, A Song of Ice and Fire Series Enhanced Editions - Enhanced Edition
George R.R. Martin
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Available only on iBooks, this enhanced edition is an amazing way to explore the rich world of George R. R. Martin’s series. Stay on top of the epic story lines with annotations, glossaries, and family trees. Follow each main character’s journey with interactive maps. Explore the symbolism of every house’s sigil. In addition to hundreds of enhancements, you’ll find an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the hugely anticipated sixth book in Martin’s series.
With A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin launched a genuine masterpiece, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill the pages of this magnificent saga, the first volume in an epic series.
Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. To the south, the king's powers are failing—his most trusted adviser dead under mysterious circumstances and his enemies emerging from the shadows of the throne. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the frozen land they were born to. Now Lord Eddard Stark is reluctantly summoned to serve as the king's new Hand, an appointment that threatens to sunder not only his family but the kingdom itself.
Sweeping from a harsh land of cold to a summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, A Game of Thrones tells a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and bastards, who come together in a time of grim omens. Here an enigmatic band of warriors bear swords of no human metal; a tribe of fierce wildlings carry men off into madness; a cruel young dragon prince barters his sister to win back his throne; a child is lost in the twilight between life and death; and a determined woman undertakes a treacherous journey to protect all she holds dear. Amid plots and counter-plots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, allies and enemies, the fate of the Starks hangs perilously in the balance, as each side endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts: the game of thrones.
Really awesome interactive book can help those reading understand and follow the story much better and closer than ever before. Especially for the world of game of thrones. Would make a great gift for anyone who is a fan of the show but might not have read the books yet.
The a song of ice and fire of illustrated novels.. Really I have every book was skeptical of the allure of another version of the same book series, but for 9 dollars the illustrations and other graphics that come with this series is so insanely worth its value in Lannister gold! Buy you will not regret! :) house stark forever!! *Hooowwwlllll!!*
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- Category: Epic
- Published: Sep 28, 2016
- Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 312 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 1, A Song of Ice and Fire Series Enhanced Editions
- Version: 1.0