The Resource A game of thrones, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman

A game of thrones, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman

Label
A game of thrones
Title
A game of thrones
Statement of responsibility
George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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." Treachery, murder, incest
  • "Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. 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. Here an enigmatic band of warriors bear swords of no human metal; a tribe of fierce wildlings carry men off into madness; a cruel young dragon prince barters his sister to win back his throne; and a determined woman undertakes the most treacherous of journeys. 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 throne"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, George R. R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A song of ice and fire
Series volume
book one
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imaginary places
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Fantasy fiction
Label
A game of thrones, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in slightly different form by Bantam Books in the United States, 1996
  • Includes two maps covering the territory of A game of thrones on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
20th anniversary illustrated edition.
Extent
xi, 880 pages
Isbn
9780553808049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945719169
  • 1245199
  • (OCoLC)ocn945719169
  • 1245199
Label
A game of thrones, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in slightly different form by Bantam Books in the United States, 1996
  • Includes two maps covering the territory of A game of thrones on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
20th anniversary illustrated edition.
Extent
xi, 880 pages
Isbn
9780553808049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945719169
  • 1245199
  • (OCoLC)ocn945719169
  • 1245199

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