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A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1

Author: George R R Martin
Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Books, ©1996 ©b1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Bantam books mass market editionView all editions and formats
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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 and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R R Martin
ISBN: 9780553573404 0553573403 0553897845 9780553897845 9781613832776 161383277X
OCLC Number: 994760766
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Previously published: 1996.
"Game of Thrones: A new original series from HBO"--Cover.
Prequel to: A clash of kings.
Description: 835 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: George R.R. Martin.

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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 and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and bastards, who come together in a time of grim omens. Amid plots and counterplots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, the fate of the Starks, their allies, and their enemies hangs perilously in the balance, as each endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts: the game of thrones.

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