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A game of thrones : book one of A Song of Ice and Fire

Author: George R R Martin; Game of Thrones (Television program).
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1997.
Series: A Song of Ice and Fire, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Bantam paperback edView all editions and formats
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A tale of court intrigues in the land of Seven Kingdoms, a country "blessed by golden summers that go on for years, and cursed by cruel winters that can last a generation". The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tradedy, betrayal, assassination  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Epic fiction
Fiction
Named Person: George R R Martin; George R R Martin
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R R Martin; Game of Thrones (Television program).
ISBN: 9780553381689 0553381687 0553573403 9780553573404
OCLC Number: 982311673
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Bantam Spectra, a division of Random House, Inc., in 1996."--T.p. verso.
Includes an appendix showing Houses, family members of the houses and the family crest and a special preview of "A clash of kings."
Sequel: "A clash of kings."
"Maps by James Sinclair ; heraldic crests by Virginia Norey.--T.p. verso."
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 835 p. : maps ; 18 cm.
Series Title: A Song of Ice and Fire, bk. 1
Responsibility: by George R.R. Martin.

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A tale of court intrigues in the land of Seven Kingdoms, a country "blessed by golden summers that go on for years, and cursed by cruel winters that can last a generation". The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tradedy, betrayal, assassination plots and counterplots. Each decision and action carries with it the potential for conflict as several prominent families, comprised of lords, ladies, soldiers, sorcerers, assassins and bastards, are pulled together in the most deadly game of all, the game of thrones.

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