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"Oft-times a very small man can cast a very large shadow."
— George R.R. Martin

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History of The Books
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History of The TV Show
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"Game of Thrones" TV series entry at Wikipedia
"Game of Thrones" TV series credits [2011-2018] at Internet Movie Database
"A Song of Ice & Fire" novels series entry at Wikipedia
Amazon's George R.R. Martin Store

The  Books
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Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set  "George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set" [2012]
the first five books of the "Song of Ice and Fire" novel series: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast For Crows, and A Dance With Dragons
Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [9/2012] 5 books for $34.99
Kindle Edition bundle from Bantam/Random House [2003-2011] total price $46.95
Bantam 9½x6½x7¾-inch wide slipcover pb set [9/2013] 5 books for $53.56
Bantam mass pb slipcover set [9/2013] 5 books for $29.97
Bantam mass pb slipcover set [9/2013] 5 books - out of print/many used
Bantam leather-bound boxed set [10/2015] 5 books for $42.88

Game of Thrones 7-Volume Boxed Set  "George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 7-Volume Boxed Set" [2012]
a different arrangement: the first five novels of the "Song of Ice and Fire" series in seven volumes: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords (Steel & Snow and Blood & Gold), A Feast For Crows, and A Dance With Dragons (Dreams & Dust and After The Feast)
HarperCollins Publrs pb boxed set [2012] out of print/used
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Knight of the Seven Kingdoms book by George R.R. Martin  "A Knight of The Seven Kingdoms" [2015] by George R.R. Martin
Three novellas (1998, 2004, 2010) that take place 90 years before 'A Game of Thrones' begins; Dunk & Egg – naïve but ultimately courageous hedge knight Ser Duncan the Tall and his mysteriously-named squire – encounter powerful foes, royal intrigue, and outrageous exploits, and eventually great destinies; featuring more than 160 all-new illustrations by Gary Gianni
Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [10/2015] for $14.99
Bantam 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2015] for $17.85
HarperVoyager 9x6½ hardcover [2015] out of print/40+ used

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Book 1: "A Game of Thrones"
listed #64 among '100 Books to Read in a Lifetime' by members of the Goodreads booksite

Game of Thrones Graphic Novel books by George R.R. Martin & Tommy Patterson  "A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel" [2012-2015] by George R.R. Martin,
Adapted by Daniel Abraham, Illustrated by Tommy Patterson

Volume 1: Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [3/2012] for $11.99
Volume 1: ItalyComics pb [2012] out of print/used
Volume 1: Bantam 10½x7 hardcover [3/2012] for $14.68
Volume 2: Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [6/2013] for $11.99
Volume 2: Bantam 10½x7 hardcover [6/2013] for $17.00
Volume 3: Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [3/2014] for $11.99
Volume 3: Bantam 10½x7 hardcover [3/2014] for $16.24
Volume 4: Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [5/2015] for $11.99
Volume 4: Bantam 10½x7 hardcover [5/2015] for $17.00
Four volume bundle on Kindle: from Bantam/Random House [2015] 4 ebooks for $47.96
Game of Thrones novel by George R.R. Martin Illustrated Edition  
"A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition - A Song of Ice and Fire Book One" [2016] with a Special Foreword by John Hodgman
Kindle Edition from Bantam/Random House [10/2016] for $8.99
Bantam 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2016] for $29.76

"Das Lied von Eis und Feuer 01: Die Herren von Winterfell" (German Edition) [12/2010] by George R.R. Martin, Blanvalet (Editor)

"Juego de Tronos" (Spanish Edition) [5/2012]

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Book 2: "A Clash of Kings"

"Choque de Reyes" (Spanish Edition) [5/2012]

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Book 3: "A Storm of Swords"
in two volumes: "Steel & Snow" and "Blood & Gold"

"Tormenta de Espadas" (Spanish Edition) [7/2012] by George R. R. Martin

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Book 4: "A Feast For Crows"

"Festín de Cuervos" (Spanish Edition) [7/2012]

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Book 5: "A Dance With Dragons"
in two volumes: "Dreams & Dust" and "After The Feast"

"Danza de Dragones" (Spanish Edition) [9/2012]

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Book 6: "The Winds of Winter"
book not yet published (2016)

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Book 7: "A Dream of Spring"
book not yet published (2016)

The  Television  Series
"Game of Thrones" TV series entry at Wikipedia
"Game of Thrones" TV series credits [2011-2018] at Internet Movie Database
"Game of Thrones" TV series official H.B.O. website
"Game of Thrones" TV series official HBO U.K. website

TV series nominated for 21 Primetime Emmy Awards for 2016, won 12; won 12 Emmy Awards for 2015, 12 other noms; won 4 Emmy Awards for 2014, 16 other noms; won 2 Emmy Awards for 2013, 14 other noms; won 6 Emmy Awards for 2012, 5 other noms; won 2 Emmy Awards for 2011, 11 other noms; won AFI Awards TV Program of The Year for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016; won Art Directors Guild AWards 2013 for 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016; won Directors Guild of America Award in 2016; won Hugo Awards in 2012, 2013 & 2014; won Jupiter Award in 2014; won Peabody Award in 2011; won Visual Effects Society Awards in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016


https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-Peter-Dinklage/dp/B008CLI4N4/ season 1
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-1-Blu-ray/dp/B00IYJW7QY/ season 1
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-Alfie-Allen/dp/B0060MYM3S/ season 2
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-3-Various/dp/B00C8CQRQ4/ season 3
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-4-Various/dp/B00KHWSB5M/ season 4
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-5-Various/dp/B00VSG3L5G/ season 5
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Season-Blu-ray-Region/dp/B0158ZXB66/ uk seasons 1-5
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Complete-Season-Blu-ray/dp/B01H2JPULU/ season 6
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Complete-Sixth-Season/dp/B01H2JPTDO/ season 6
watch 6/2016 official Season 6 Episode 7 promo [0:40] online at YouTube

"Game of Thrones: Behind The Scenes" Kindle Edition [12/2015] from TIME Inc.

Principal  Characters

"Game Of Thrones: The Complete Game Of Thrones Character Description Guide" for Kindle [5/2015] by George McDowell

"Game of Thrones: Character Guide" [6/2014] by Chris Runce

"Game of Thrones Revealed" [7/2016] character analysis by Nicholas Perry

"Game of Thrones: Book of Characters" Kindle Edition [] by Simon Reynolds

The  Author

George R.R. Martin
author's official websiteIMDb listing {since 1984]entry at Wikipedia
Amazon's George R.R. Martin Page
entry at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
George R.R. Martin was listed as one of the "TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential People In The World" in 2011.

George Raymond Martin was born on 20 September 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA; he added the confirmation name Richard at age 13; he participated in comic books fandon during the 1960s; after graduating college in 1971, he registered as a conscientuious objector during the VietNam War draft and served two years as a VISTA volunteer in Chicago. He taught at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa until moving to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1979.

George Martin wrote short stories beginning in the 1970s; many were standard scifi and were nominated for or won Hugos and other awards. His excellent vampire novel "Fevre Dream" was published in 1983, followed with the horror novel "The Armageddon Rag" [1984]. He then wrote and produced television shows in Hollywood. After a string unfulfilling and-or unproduced TV & movie projects, he returned to writing novels in 1991. His epic fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire" was inspired by the Wars of The Roses (1455‑87) and by
Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe" [1820] and intended to comprise seven volumes.

"A Game of Thrones" was published in 1996. "A Feast For Crows" [11/2005], the fourth novel in the series, became a New York Times #1 Bestseller and also a Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller, plus other awards. The fifth book, "A Dance With Dragons", was published in July 2011, and quickly became an international bestseller, including achieving a #1 spot on the New York Times and many other lists, remaining on the New York Times list for 88 weeks. The remaining two novels are named "The Winds of Winter" and "A Dream of Spring". Book 6 is still unfinished (Summer 2016) and Martin has announced that he has halted work on all other projects; various parties hope that the book sees publication by year-end.

"The Ice Dragon" [10/2014] by George R.R. Martin, Luis Royo (Illustrator)

Movies,  Plays,  Other Media

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"A Game of Thrones Comic Book" by George R. R. Martin
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B007WU3EDG/ issue 1 [2/2012]
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B007WU3GPC/ issue 2
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B007WU3D7I/ issue 3
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B007WU3EIQ/ issue 4
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B007WU3FEY/ issue 5
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B007WU3GFC/ issue 6
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B008BC5IME/ issue 7
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B0087GJXSY/ issue 8
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B008N1A1E8/ issue 9
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B009G4WV1W/ issue 10
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00AYYW2XK/ issue 11
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00B9J2G58/ issue 12
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00CRGP4PQ/ issue 13
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00DL7C3HC/ issue 14
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00EEB94G2/ issue 15
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00FPQ8MO0/ issue 16
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00HCP19S8/ issue 17
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00I7VWXKE/ issue 18
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00JMKXJFC/ issue 19
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00L3FBELU/ issue 20
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00MV0NQS0/ issue 21
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00PB5SCXG/ issue 22
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00R6AWDQG/ issue 23
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Comic-Book-Issue-ebook/dp/B00THCX572/ issue 24 [3/2015]

https://www.amazon.com/Lands-Ice-Fire-Game-Thrones/dp/0345538544/ poster

"The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook: From Direwolf Ale To Auroch Stew - More Than 150 Recipes From Westeros and Beyond" [4/2012] by Alan Kistler

"Game of Thrones, A-Z" [6/2013] by Martin Howden

"Women In Game of Thrones: Power, Conformity and Resistance" [4/2014] by Valerie Estelle Frankel

Game of Thrones on Business book by Tim Phillips & Rebecca Clare  "Game of Thrones On Business: Strategy, Morality, and Leadership Lessons From The World’s Most Talked About TV Show" [2015] by Tim Phillips & Rebecca Clare
Kindle Edition from Infinite Ideas [4/2015] for 99¢ {sic}
Infinite Ideas 7¾x5 pb [4/2015] for $14.95

"Game of Thrones: An Unofficial Travel Guide [6/2015] by Paul Oswell

"The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook: Recipes For The Perfect Medieval Feast" [7/2015] by Jill Taylor

Official A Game of Thrones Coloring Book by George R.R. Martin  "The Official A Game of Thrones Coloring Book" [10/2015] by George R.R. Martin
Bantam 10x10 pb [10/2015] for $11.86
"H.B.O.'s Game of Thrones Coloring Book" [2016]  10/2016
Chronicle Books 11½x11½ pb [10/2016] for $10.97

"Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones, and Multiple Media Engagements" [4/2016] by Anne Gjelsvik & Rikke Schubart

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"Game of Thrones" by violinist-dancer Lindsey Stirling & Peter Hollens
watch music video [9/2012 upload; 3:15] online at YouTube

Other  Merchandise

Ommegang Game of Thrones Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale [new 3/2016]

Game of Thrones Board Game by Fantasy Flight Games  "A Game of Thrones: The Board Game - Second Edition" [2011]
Fantasy Flight board game packaged in 11¾x11¾x3-inch box [2011] for $47.97
A game of warfare, diplomacy, and intrigue, based on George R.R. Martin's fantasy novels; designed by Christian T. Petersen for three to six players ages 14 and up; box contains game board, rule book, 138 plastic units, 105 cards, 6 player screens, and 266 tokens & overlays
Game of Thrones Monopoly™ Board Game by USAopoly  "Monopoly™ Board Game: Game of Thrones Collector's Edition" [2015]
USAopoly board game packaged in 15¾x10½x2-inch box [7/2015] for $44.88
Transports players into a world of intrigue, valor, and betrayal - you win, or you go bankrupt!; designed for 4 to 6 players ages 18 and up {sic}; box contains Westeros game board; rules on an elegant, rolled scroll secured with a ribbon; 6 oversized, hand sculpted tokens cast in zinc; two card decks; Houses and Hotels are transformed into Villages and Keeps
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George R.R. Martin and cast members of the 'Game of Thrones' TV series         the drogon destroying with fire

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