The right present for followers of HBO’s Sport of Thrones—a boxed set that includes the primary 5 novels!
An immersive leisure expertise not like some other, A Tune of Ice and Fireplace has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time journal—worldwide acclaim and tens of millions of loyal readers. Now right here is all of the monumental cycle:
A GAME OF THRONES
A CLASH OF KINGS
A STORM OF SWORDS
A FEAST FOR CROWS
A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
“Probably the most finest collection within the historical past of fantasy.”—Los Angeles Instances
Winter is coming. Such is the strict motto of Home Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King’s Touchdown. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell guidelines in Robert’s title. There his family 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. Far to the north, at the back of the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse—unnatural issues relegated to delusion all around the centuries-long summer time, however proving all too actual and all too lethal within the turning of the season.
But a extra quick menace lurks to the south, the place Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died beneath mysterious circumstances. Now Robert is driving north to Winterfell, bringing his queen, the stunning however chilly Cersei, his son, the merciless, vainglorious Prince Joffrey, and the queen’s brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the highly effective and wealthy Home Lannister—the primary a swordsman the ultimate, the second a dwarf whose stunted stature belies an excellent thoughts. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful encounter in order to vary the course of kingdoms.
In the meantime, throughout the Slim Sea, Prince Viserys, inheritor of the fallen Home Targaryen, which as soon as dominated all of Westeros, schemes to reclaim the throne with a military of barbarian Dothraki—whose loyalty he’ll buy in the one coin left to him: his lovely but harmless sister, Daenerys.
“Lengthy dwell George Martin . . . a literary dervish, enthralled by sophisticated characters and vivid language, and bursting with the wild imaginative and prescient of the simplest story tellers.”—The New York Instances