For the primary time, all 5 novels within the epic fantasy sequence that impressed HBO’s Recreation of Thrones are collectively in a single boxed set. An immersive leisure expertise not like every other, A Music of Ice and Hearth has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time journal—worldwide acclaim and thousands and thousands of loyal readers. Now right here is your entire monumental cycle:
A GAME OF THRONES
A CLASH OF KINGS
A STORM OF SWORDS
A FEAST FOR CROWS
A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
“Among the finest sequence within the historical past of fantasy.”—Los Angeles Instances
Winter is coming. Such is the strict motto of Home Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King’s Touchdown. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell guidelines in Robert’s title. There his household dwells in peace and luxury: his proud spouse, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. Far to the north, behind the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse—unnatural issues relegated to fantasy in the course of the centuries-long summer season, however proving all too actual and all too lethal within the turning of the season.
But a extra instant menace lurks to the south, the place Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died beneath mysterious circumstances. Now Robert is driving north to Winterfell, bringing his queen, the stunning however chilly Cersei, his son, the merciless, vainglorious Prince Joffrey, and the queen’s brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the highly effective and rich Home Lannister—the primary a swordsman the ultimate, the second a dwarf whose stunted stature belies an excellent thoughts. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful encounter that can change the course of kingdoms.
In the meantime, throughout the Slim Sea, Prince Viserys, inheritor of the fallen Home Targaryen, which as soon as dominated all of Westeros, schemes to reclaim the throne with a military of barbarian Dothraki—whose loyalty he’ll buy in the one coin left to him: his stunning but harmless sister, Daenerys.
“Lengthy dwell George Martin . . . a literary dervish, enthralled by sophisticated characters and vivid language, and bursting with the wild imaginative and prescient of the easiest story tellers.”—The New York InstancesA Recreation of Thrones A Conflict of Kings A Storm of Swords A Feast of Crows A Dance with Dragons