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The world of ice & fire : the untold history of Westeros and the Game of Thrones

Martin, George R. R. (Author). Garcia, Elio. (Added Author). Antonsson, Linda. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0345535553
  • ISBN: 9780345535559
  • ISBN: 1509402276
  • ISBN: 9781509402274
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations, color maps
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2014.

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General Note: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 23, 2014).
Formatted Contents Note: Ancient history -- The reign of the dragons -- The Targaryen kings -- The fall of the dragons -- The glorious reign -- The seven kingdoms -- Beyond the sunset kingdom -- Afterword -- Appendix: Targaryen lineage -- Appendix: Stark lineage -- Appendix: Lannister lineage -- Appendix: Reign of the kings.
Summary, etc.: If the past is prologue, then George R.R. Martin's masterwork'the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time'warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with The World of Ice and Fire. This lavishly illustrated volume is a comprehensive history of the Seven Kingdoms, providing vividly constructed accounts of the epic battles, bitter rivalries, and daring rebellions that lead to the events of A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO's Game of Thrones. In a collaboration that's been years in the making, Martin has teamed with Elio M. Garcia, Jr., and Linda Antonsson, the founders of the renowned fan site'perhaps the only people who know this world almost as well as its visionary creator. Collected here is all the accumulated knowledge, scholarly speculation, and inherited folk tales of maesters and septons, maegi and singers. It is a chronicle which stretches from the Dawn Age to the Age of Heroes; from the Coming of the First Men to the arrival of aegon the Conqueror; from aegon's establishment of the Iron Throne to Robert's Rebellion and the fall of the Mad King, aerys II Targaryen, which has set into motion the "present-day" struggles of the Starks, Lannisters, Baratheons, and Targaryens. The definitive companion piece to George R.R. Martin's dazzlingly conceived universe, The World of Ice and Fire is indeed proof that the pen is mightier than a storm of swords.
Subject: Fantasy fiction
Song of ice and fire (Martin, George R.R.) -- Song of ice and fire (Martin, George R.R.)
Game of thrones (Television program) -- Game of thrones (Television program)
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General
FICTION -- Fantasy -- Epic
Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Game of thrones (Television program) -- Game of thrones (Television program)
Martin, George R. R
Genre/Form: Downloadable e-Books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
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