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A game of thrones, George R.R. Martin

Label
A game of thrones
Title
A game of thrones
Statement of responsibility
George R.R. Martin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first volume in the greatest epic work of the modern age. Kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars, lords and honest men. All will play the Game of Thrones. Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. It will stretch from the south, where heat breeds plot, lust and intrigues; to the vast frozen north, where a 700-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom from the dark forces that lie beyond. As Warden of the North, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must!and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty. The old gods have no power in the south, Stark's family is split and there is treachery at court. Worse, a vengeance-mad boy has grown to maturity in exile in the Free Cities beyond the sea. Heir of the mad Dragon King deposed by Robert, he claims the Iron Throne. In the game of thrones, you win or you die
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Cataloging source
QRML
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A song of ice and fire
Series volume
1
A game of thrones, George R.R. Martin
Label
A game of thrones, George R.R. Martin
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 1996
  • "Now the HBO original series Game of thrones" --Cover
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
558833
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
801 pages
Isbn
9780007428540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
A tale of court intrigues in the land of Seven Kingdoms, a country "blessed by golden summers that go on for years, and cursed by cruel winters that can last a generation." The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tradedy, betrayal, assassination plots and counterplots. Each decision and action carries with it the potential for conflict as several prominent families, comprised of lords, ladies, soldiers, sorcerers, assassins and bastards, are pulled together in the most deadly game of all, the game of thrones.
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP558833
  • 13667100
  • (OCoLC)706031418
  • (AuCNLKIN)000046913561

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