A Game of Thrones

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A Game of Thrones
Author George R. R. Martin
Cover artist Steve Youll
Country United States
Language English
Series A Song of Ice and Fire
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Bantam Books (US) & Voyager Books (UK)
Publication date
6 August 1996
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 694 pp (US Hardback), 672 pp (UK Hardcover), 835 pp (US Paperback)
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0-00-224584-1 (UK Hardback)
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Followed by A Clash of Kings

A Game of Thrones is the first of seven planned books in A Song of Ice and Fire, a fantasy series by American author George R. R. Martin. It was released on 6 August 1996. The book was put up for the 1998 Nebula Award and the 1997 World Fantasy Award, and won the 1997 Locus Award. The first season of the HBO TV series Game of Thrones is based on the book.

Chapters[change | change source]

The chapters are titled by the name of the person you will read about through their perspective. These are listed in no order and the Prologue is not included for it is not part of the main chapters: Eddard (Stark), Catelyn (Stark), Arya (Stark), Bran (Stark), Jon (Snow), Tyrion (Lannister), Daenerys (Targaryen),

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

  • Locus Award – Best Novel (Fantasy) (Won) – (1997)
  • World Fantasy Award – Best Novel (Nominated) – (1997)
  • Nebula Award – Best Novel (Nominated) – (1997)
  • Ignotus Award – Best Novel (Foreign) (Won) – (2003)