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A game of thrones. Bk. 1

Author: George R R Martin
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1996.
Series: Song of ice and fire.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R R Martin
ISBN: 0553103547 9780553103540
OCLC Number: 654895986
Notes: Includes two maps covering the territory of A game of thrones on endpapers.
Description: 694 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Song of ice and fire.
Responsibility: 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. Treachery, murder, incest.

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