By George R. R. Martin
For the 1st time, all 5 novels within the epic fable sequence that encouraged HBO’s Game of Thrones are jointly in a single boxed set. An immersive leisure adventure not like the other, A track of Ice and hearth has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” via Time magazine—international acclaim and thousands of unswerving readers. Now here's the whole huge cycle:
A video game OF THRONES
A conflict OF KINGS
A hurricane OF SWORDS
A dinner party OF CROWS
A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
“One of the simplest sequence within the historical past of fantasy.”—Los Angeles Times
wintry weather is coming. Such is the strict motto of apartment Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far away King’s touchdown. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell ideas in Robert’s identify. There his relations dwells in peace and luxury: his proud spouse, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. a ways to the north, in the back of the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse—unnatural issues relegated to fable throughout the centuries-long summer time, yet proving all too genuine and all too lethal within the turning of the season.
but a extra rapid chance lurks to the south, the place Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died less than mysterious conditions. Now Robert is using north to Winterfell, bringing his queen, the beautiful yet chilly Cersei, his son, the tough, vainglorious Prince Joffrey, and the queen’s brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the strong and filthy rich condominium Lannister—the first a swordsman the ultimate, the second one a dwarf whose stunted stature belies a super brain. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful stumble upon that would switch the process kingdoms.
in the meantime, around the slim Sea, Prince Viserys, inheritor of the fallen apartment Targaryen, which as soon as governed all of Westeros, schemes to reclaim the throne with a military of barbarian Dothraki—whose loyalty he'll buy within the simply coin left to him: his appealing but blameless sister, Daenerys.
“Long reside George Martin . . . a literary dervish, enthralled via advanced characters and bright language, and bursting with the wild imaginative and prescient of some of the best story tellers.”—The manhattan Times