[Reading] ➸ A Game of Thrones By George R.R. Martin – E17streets4all.co.uk An alternate cover edition for this ASIN can be found hereLong 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 lif An alternate cover edition for this ASIN can be found hereLong 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 forces are massing beyond the kingdom’s protective Wall To the south the king’s powers are failing—his most trusted adviser dead under A Game PDF or mysterious circumstances and his enemies emerging from the shadows of the throne At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell a family as harsh and unyielding as the frozen land they were born to Now Lord Eddard Stark is reluctantly summoned to serve as the king’s new Hand an appointment that threatens to sunder not only his family but the kingdom itselfSweeping from a harsh land of cold to a summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty A Game of Thrones tells 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; a child is lost in the twilight between life and death; and a determined woman undertakes a treacherous journey to protect all she holds dear Amid plots and counter plots tragedy and betrayal victory and terror allies and enemies the fate of the Starks hangs perilously in the balance as each side endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts the game of thronesUnparalleled in scope and execution A Game of Thrones is one of those rare reading experiences that catch you up from the opening pages won’t let you go until the end and leave you yearning for.
George RR Martin was born September in Bayonne New Jersey His father was Raymond Collins Martin a longshoreman and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin He has two sisters Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School He began writing very young selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies.
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