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Winter is coming : the medieval world of Game of thrones

Author: Carolyne Larrington
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Game of Thrones is a phenomenon. As Carolyne Larrington reveals - in this essential companion to George R R Martin's fantasy novels and the HBO mega-hit series based on them - the show is the epitome of water-cooler TV. It is the subject of intense debate in national newspapers; by PhD students asking why Westeros has yet to see an industrial revolution, or whether astronomy explains the continent's climatic  Read more...
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Named Person: George R R Martin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyne Larrington
ISBN: 9781784532567 1784532568
OCLC Number: 933444343
Description: 1 volume
Contents: List of AbbreviationsList of IllustrationsIntroductionChapter One: The CentreChapter Two: The NorthChapter Three: The WestChapter Four: Across the Narrow SeaChapter Five: The EastEpilogueNotesList of Further ReadingIndex
Responsibility: Carolyne Larrington.

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Discover the Medieval legends that inspired Game of Thrones - an indispensable book for fans.  Read more...

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'Much has been written about the historical resonances of Game of Thrones, but never quite like this. There is deep scholarship at work here, paired with an immersive understanding of the strange and Read more...

 
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