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A Song of Ice and Fire, and why you should like it

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william wagar

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A Song Of Ice and Fire Series why you should read it
Medieval Fantasy
For a Mature audience
Written by George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin U.S. release August 1996 U.S. release February 1999 U.S. release November 2000 U.S. release November 2005 U.S. release July 2011 The Winds of Winter is currently in progress HBO’s medieval fantasy TV series Game of Thrones
First season “A Game of Thrones” (premiere: April 17, 2011)
Second season “A clash of kings” (premiere: April 1, 2012)
Third season “about the first half of “A storm of Swords” (premiere: March 31, 2013) A Game of Thrones (1996) – Locus Award winner, World Fantasy Award and Nebula Award nominee, 1997
A Clash of Kings (1998) – Locus Award winner, Nebula Award nominee, 1999
A Storm of Swords (2000) – Locus Award winner, Hugo Award and Nebula Awards nominee, 2001
A Feast for Crows (2005) – Hugo, Locus, and British Fantasy Awards nominee, 2006
A Dance with Dragons (2011) – Locus Award winner, Hugo Award nominee, World Fantasy Award nomination (presented November 1–4, 2012) Awards and Nominations Adaptations A Song of Ice and Fire series Setting Takes place in the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos.
The story is told in third person from the point of view of multiple characters.
Post-magic world where people no longer believe in supernatural things. Back story The Seven Kingdoms on the continent Westeros were united under several generations of Targaryen rule. First story A many sided power struggle for the iron throne of Westeros.
Between the houses: Lannister, Stark, Barathon, Greyjoy, and
many other influentiall houses. Second Story Northen border of Westeros where an enormous eight-thousand year old wall of ice defends Westeros from the mythical creatures the Others (which are just bleaved to be just mythical creatures at the start of the book). Third Story Set on a huge eastern continent named Essos and and follows Daenerys Targaryen one of the last of house Targaryen What makes the series so good? The series feel centered around the realism of historical fiction.
The series is full of characters which you become attached to.
multiple character viewpoints and perspectives
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