The World of Ice and Fire

The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones

Hardcover, 326 pages

Published Oct. 28, 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers.


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The never-before-seen history of Westeros and the lands beyond. With hundreds of pages of all-new material from George R.R. Martin.

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. García, 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 …

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"History" of the A Song of Ice and Fire universe, only for real fans

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This is a "history" book of the fictional world of A Song of Ice and Fire. It's written as if it were the work of a maester of the Citadel. I'm a big fan of George Martin's series and I think this is a very nice book, that allows to look deeper inside the world of my favourite fantasy saga. But it's only for true fans.

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