A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin

A Game of Thrones

By George R.R. Martin

  • Release Date: 2016-09-28
  • Genre: Epic
Score: 4
4
From 120 Ratings

Description

Available only on iBooks, this enhanced edition is an amazing way to explore the rich world of George R. R. Martin’s series. Stay on top of the epic story lines with annotations, glossaries, and family trees. Follow each main character’s journey with interactive maps. Explore the symbolism of every house’s sigil. In addition to hundreds of enhancements, you’ll find an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the hugely anticipated sixth book in Martin’s series.

With A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin launched a genuine masterpiece, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill the pages of this magnificent saga, the first volume in an epic series.

Long 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 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 itself.

Sweeping 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 thrones.

Reviews

  • ???

    1
    By Spurgeon3986
    Won't even allow me to download the book. I'd like my money back please!
  • Won't download

    1
    By TDiddy1989
    I'd really like my money back
  • It's Really 760 Pages

    5
    By Kerowyn11
    For those confused, the download is actually 760 pages. The details listed in description are incorrect. Also for those complaining about the long download times, this is 700+ mb in size which is much larger than your typical book. This should give you a sense of all the additional content they added.
  • Really, Wow!

    5
    By beetsdindin
    Bought the books for real, but the special editions of these things are really fun!
  • Bought it. And it won't allow me to read

    1
    By Dephawk
    Unable to open. Wth
  • Amazing But...

    4
    By Momo13😎
    I love this book but I can't figure out how to look at things like the house lineage.
  • Tfgybocff

    5
    By xcarolynx
    I don't ftxcchibb
  • Pages no. ?!

    1
    By Ahmed Zeki
    Why there is only 312 pages while in the original copy there are 694 pages??!!
  • Just a question

    5
    By Nikoalcii
    Why is the original book roughly 500 pages longer than this book is marked at? Was there that much content taken out in this version or what ?
  • My book won't download

    1
    By lkkkp
    My book won't download
  • Zzmhmmmmggghhghghhggbommmiimmmirii

    5
    By mm...()).
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  • If you're not going hardback--get this

    5
    By Bynames
    If your a real GoT fan who's cool with not getting the hard copy in a store--this is your edition. Watched series before and reading now, interactive features are super cool tidbits real GoT fans can nerd out on. Well done
  • Superb edition

    5
    By febriew
    A superb edition that makes it easier to follow the story The illustrations are gorgeous Will buy the complete enhanced edition when all are released
  • Terrible

    1
    By timellis74
    Relative to the hype it was given to me with this is the wort fantasy novel I have ever read.
  • Where is Family's Tree

    5
    By Kouroshqaffari
    I download the first book, where is the family's tree or the other features!???
  • Disappointing, buggy

    1
    By Mtweb1973
    Chapter titles, inline links are broken half the time, not sure why - is it online content??? I paid for the book. The entire book should always be functional, shouldn't it?
  • Great read

    5
    By BiigBlake
    Great extra features the hard copy doesn't
  • Page Views Locked

    5
    By Jkdubb
    When I first baught this book I could minimize the window and read in single page mode. Now I cannot. This is very frustrating.
  • Amazing, but why full justified text?

    4
    By Mostafa Hajizadeh
    This is an amazing book, rethinking what digital books can be, instead of just emulating paper experience. And the book itself is excellent. Buy why is the text forced fully justified? iBooks has an option for this, and this book should have respected that. That’s a big disappointment, specially on iPhone.
  • Great book

    5
    By chupathingy77
    This is an awesome book!!
  • Definitely worth it for a re-read.

    5
    By JonWVU
    First and foremost, the Enhanced version is a really great introduction to new readers of the series. The clickable links really help to keep things in check. As any book reader knows, these can be sprawling and it sometimes takes a bit to put together the plot lines and houses. However, the artwork and enhanced stuff is making this for a great re-read as well. Having read through all the books before, I've been meaning to start the series again. What better way than go through it with these Enhanced versions? About mid way through so far and I can't say enough good things about the work that they've done. I actually just pre-ordered the rest of the Enhanced versions as well.
  • Finally Downloaded

    5
    By A'toool
    It took three tries and about 3 hours to finally download. 5* rating to the book itself. Writing is great, interactive features really help explain the story with better clarity. I started reading this book a couple years ago and quit because it was confusing so this enhanced edition is exactly what I was looking for. 1* for the download function though. That is beyond ridiculous for an ebook to take that long to download. I was on fast wifi with full bars.
  • Amazing!!

    5
    By Amberatkins
    The a song of ice and fire of illustrated novels.. Really I have every book was skeptical of the allure of another version of the same book series, but for 9 dollars the illustrations and other graphics that come with this series is so insanely worth its value in Lannister gold! Buy you will not regret! :) house stark forever!! *Hooowwwlllll!!*
  • beautiful <3

    5
    By Popsartoo
    i'm excited to re-read this series now :)
  • AWSOME

    5
    By DiamondCrystle
    I loved it can't wait to read more
  • Yes!

    5
    By Edweird
    Very excited to read these!
  • Wow

    5
    By Misakiandou
    Really awesome interactive book can help those reading understand and follow the story much better and closer than ever before. Especially for the world of game of thrones. Would make a great gift for anyone who is a fan of the show but might not have read the books yet.