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The Resource A Game of thrones : the illustrated edition, Book One of a Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman

A Game of thrones : the illustrated edition, Book One of a Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman

Label
A Game of thrones : the illustrated edition, Book One of a Song of Ice and Fire
Title
A Game of thrones
Title remainder
the illustrated edition
Title part
Book One of a Song of Ice and Fire
Statement of responsibility
George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Member of
Summary
The aristocratic Stark family faces its ultimate challenge in the onset of a generation-long winter, the poisonous plots of the rival Lannisters, the emergence of the Neverborn demons, and the arrival of barbarian hordes
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 1997.
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043038
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Martin, George R. R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
A song of ice and fire
Series volume
bk. 1
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  • Imaginary places
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Fantasy fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A Game of thrones : the illustrated edition, Book One of a Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes two maps covering the territory of A game of thrones on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn945719169
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, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)945719169
Label
A Game of thrones : the illustrated edition, Book One of a Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin ; foreword by John Hodgman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes two maps covering the territory of A game of thrones on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn945719169
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, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)945719169

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