The first novel in a brand-new epic fantasy trilogy by the author of Fevre Dream and The Armageddon Rag. Long ago, a mysterious event threw the ...Show synopsisThe first novel in a brand-new epic fantasy trilogy by the author of Fevre Dream and The Armageddon Rag. Long ago, a mysterious event threw the seasons out of balance. The golden summers go on for years, only to be followed by cruel winters that can last a generation. As the kingdom of the north is assailed by rival houses from the south, a greater danger threatens--the un-earthly demons of legend--the Neverborn--rise up to wreak havoc.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good Minus in J Very Good Minus jacket. This is a Book...Very Good Minus in J Very Good Minus jacket. This is a Book Club Edition signed on the title page by George R. R. Martin (signature only) at Bubonicon 40, August 2008 in Albuquerque, NM. Dust Jacket protected by a Mylar sleeve. Signed: I Signed by Author.
Description:New in J New jacket. Later ed, SIGNED on title page by the...New in J New jacket. Later ed, SIGNED on title page by the author. Book is perfect in every way--square, solid, with DJ in protactive mylar Brodart cover--you'll trumpet like a bull elephant once this book arrives at your door! ! ! This is the later ed of the hardback, with the blue wraps and sword. You don't want to pay $1200 or more for a true 1st ed, right? This hardback will sit on your shelf and look absolutely perfect!
Description:Like New in Like New jacket. Signed 18th printing. Signed by...Like New in Like New jacket. Signed 18th printing. Signed by George R.R. Martin and Ron Donachie (the actor that plays Ser Rodrik Cassel on the TV show) with just their names on the title page. Book is in fine (unread) condition with a fine (blue colored) unclipped dustjacket protected in a Brodart wrapper. An Attractive Copy! Please feel free to ask me for pictures or more information, Thanks.
Description:Near Fine in J Fine jacket. Book Club Edition, SIGNED. Flat...Near Fine in J Fine jacket. Book Club Edition, SIGNED. Flat signed by the author. This book is square, solid, unread and appears nearly brand new with barely a trace of shelf wear, a very faint pink smudge to the outside edge of the text block and the lightest bumping of the top corners. Its unclipped, Brodart protected dust jacket appears to be in perfect shape. You'll turn cartwheels of glee when this book gets to you! ! ! Signed: I Signed by Author(s)
Description:Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by George R. R. Martin on the...Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed by George R. R. Martin on the title page. This is the handsome slipcased edition with full number line. Both the book and slipcase are foil stamped and the book has a satin ribbon marker. It contains a special conversation with George R. R. Martin in which he talks about both A Dance with Dragons and the HBO series. There is also a full-color preview of the Game of Thrones graphic-novel No. 1. Full number line 1-10.; Signed by Author.
Description:First Deluxe edition in the author's acclaimed A Song of Ice and...First Deluxe edition in the author's acclaimed A Song of Ice and Fire Series. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in the fine blue slipcase. The Game of Thrones Series has been likened to Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga and T.H. White's Once and Future King. Critics call this "one of the best fantasy series ever written" (Denver Post). The books in the series have sold more than 15 million copies and have been translated into more than 20 languages.
Description:Fine in Not Issued jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by...Fine in Not Issued jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First DeLuxe limited edition, first prnt. Issued unsigned, this copy is signed by Martin on the title page. Issued without dustjacket. Satin pagemarker. Publisher's illustrated announcement card printed on gloss stock laid-in, . Slipcase. This edition includes an interview with Martin and a full color preview of the graphic novel version of this novel. Announcement card with shallow creases; the book is an unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine slipcase. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Description:Fine in Not Issued jacket. Limited Edition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾"...Fine in Not Issued jacket. Limited Edition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author DeLuxe limited edition, issued unsigned and without dustjacket. Slipcase. Satin pagemarker. Publisher's illustrated announcement card printed on glossy stock laid-in. This copy is signed by Martin on the title page. This edition includes an interview with Martin and a full color preview of the graphic novel version of this title. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine slipcase. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Title: 4 Book Set (Books 1-4): Game of Thrones, Clash of Kings, Storm of Swords, Feast for Crows **ALL SIGNED ** (A Song of Ice and Fire series) Author:George R R Martin ISBN-13:9780553103540 ISBN:0553103547
Description:New in new dust jacket. Signed by author. 4 Book Set-Game of...New in new dust jacket. Signed by author. 4 Book Set-Game of Thrones, Clash of Kings, Storm of Swords, and Feast for Crows. All 4 books personally Signed by George R. R. Martin directly on the title pages, NOT signed to anyone. Photos of George R.R. Martin at his book signing event will be included with the signed books. All 4 books are First Edition, Later Printing. Hardcovers. All 4 books have no marks, no inscriptions. Not book club editions, not ex-library. Dust jackets are all new. All are NOT price-clipped, in removable, protective clear covers. This is a beautiful autographed SET for collectors. Makes a great gift. Photos available upon request. (We also have available signed copies of all Song of Ice and Fire SIGNED 1st Editions/1st Printings. Please inquire. ) PLEASE NOTE: This set weights 12 pounds. Additional shipping will be required for International shipping.
Description:Fine. 0553103547 Signed American first edition, first printing....Fine. 0553103547 Signed American first edition, first printing. Book is not signed but comes with a book plate signed by Author and a signed photgraph as well! Contains numberline 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark.
I'm always one who enjoys the books more than their television/movie counterparts; but this is one of those rare occasions where I'd rather just watch the show. I'm sure the second book is better since this is just the introductory book, but I found myself getting bored with the text, it's not as engrossing as I thought it would be.
I have been a sci fi and fantasy reader for years, but somehow this series escaped my attention until a couple of years ago. It should practically be required reading for aspiring fantasy authors; THIS is how you build a world and its politics believably. THIS is how you develop characters. THIS is how you introduce supernatural events without your readers rolling their eyes. Martin has incredible attention to detail. The experience of delving into his books is rich and utterly engrossing. I had read other reviews that mentioned how political this series is, and that gave me pause, but Martin manages to keep the book from ever being bogged down because of it; rather, the political aspects lend the story its hint of mystery and suspense. The game of thrones is a bloody one. Start this series if you have a few months to commit, because once you get involved in this world, you won't be able to NOT care about the characters and their struggles. Highly recommended.
This book is excellent, characters that you care about in situations that feel real...But...it's the first book of a series that seems to be in limbo. We have been waiting for years for the next book and while it has been promised many times it still hasn't been forthcoming.. So while I really loved the book and the ones that followed I have given up on the series and can't recommend it.
Last night, I finished this sprawling, epic book. Wow. I really enjoyed it (when I wasn't lost in its complex history, culture, and character naming!).
Has anyone else out there read this book and some or all of the rest of its "Song of Ice and Fire" series? If so, is the HBO series worth trying ...
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