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A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues : The Complete Box Set of All 7 Books - George R. R. Martin

A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues

The Complete Box Set of All 7 Books

Boxed, Slipcased or Casebound

Published: 4th July 2012
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HBO’s hit series A Game of Thrones is based on George R R Martin’s internationally bestselling series A Song Of Ice And Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age.

George R.R. Martin's A Song Of Ice And Fire series has set the benchmark for contemporary epic fantasy. Labelled by Time magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people in the world, Martin has conjured a world as complex and vibrant as that of J.R.R. Tolkien, populated by a huge cast of fascinating, complex characters, and boasting a history that stretches back twelve thousand years.

Three great story lines weave through the books, charting the civil war for control of the Seven Kingdoms; the defence of the towering Wall of ice in the uttermost north against the unearthly threat of the Others; and across the Narrow Sea the rise to power of Daenerys Targaryen and the last live dragons in the world.

Seasons one and two of the HBO adaption of A Game of Thrones aired world-wide to critical acclaim.

The box set includes :

A Game of Thrones
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords - 1 : Steel and Snow
A Storm of Swords - 2 : Blood and Gold
A Feast for Crows
A Dance with Dragons - 1 : Dreams and Dust
A Dance with Dragons - 2 : After the Feast

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A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues
 
4.9

(based on 24 reviews)

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Pros

  • Takes you to another world (21)
  • Compelling characters (20)
  • Well written (18)
  • Deserves multiple readings (12)
  • Original story (12)

Cons

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    • Gift (12)
    • Older readers (9)
    • Travel reading (7)
    • Younger readers (3)
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    5.0

    Awesome!

    By Nurul

    from Wellington, NZ

    About Me Bookworm

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    Pros

    • Compelling Characters
    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Takes You To Another World

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

      If you love the show, you'll love the books even more

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My new best friend

      By It's something

      from Melbourne, AU

      About Me Everyday Reader

      Pros

      • Beautiful Covers
      • Takes You To Another World
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Travel Reading

        Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

        Perfect quality!

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        5.0

        Too addictive

        By Kinamaste

        from Woy Woy Bay, AU

        About Me Casual Reader

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        Pros

        • Compelling Characters
        • Original Story
        • Takes You To Another World
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

            I like the box set and the bonus map. Great buy.

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            5.0

            Very engaging and well written story.

            By Peaches

            from Sydney

            About Me Everyday Reader

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            Pros

            • Compelling Characters
            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Original Story
            • Takes You To Another World
            • Well Written
            • Wonderful

            Cons

            • Waiting For The Next Book

            Best Uses

            • Gift

            Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

            Anxiously awaiting the next book. I look forward to re-reading this set in the led up to the next release.

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            5.0

            A well thought through story

            By Jim the old guy

            from Toowoomba

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            Pros

            • Compelling Characters
            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Not For Under 15 Age
            • Takes You To Another World
            • Well Written

            Cons

            • Blood Thirsty At Times
            • Unbelievel At Times

            Best Uses

            • Books Are "keepers"
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            • Older Readers
            • Travel Reading

            Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

            different type of story well written by author. Written in a fashion where readers imagination is to the for and absorbing. Characters in lead roles are depicted as very young but act and respond as older in age.

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            5.0

            A Game of Thrones - full of twists

            By WTB

            from Liverpool

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            Pros

            • Compelling Characters
            • Easy To Read
            • Takes You To Another World

            Cons

            • Difficult To Follow

            Best Uses

            • Older Readers

            Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

            Excellent read with lots of twists and turns and unexpected outcomes.

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            5.0

            An unstoppable read.

            By TK Reader

            from South Aust

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            Pros

            • Compelling Characters
            • Deserves Multiple Readings

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                Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

                Able to purchase the set before anyone else

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                4.0

                an interesting world

                By Dash Eloise

                from Ballarat

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                Pros

                • Original Story
                • Takes You To Another World

                Cons

                • Limited Appeal

                Best Uses

                • Older Readers

                Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

                good read

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fantastic

                By Mel

                from Brisbane

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                Pros

                • Compelling Characters
                • Easy To Read
                • Original Story
                • Takes You To Another World
                • Well Written

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift
                  • Older Readers
                  • Travel Reading

                  Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

                  Perfect for fans of the book and tv series, this convenient box set works out cheaper than buying the books separately, and allows you to keep reading continuously since you have all the books you need.

                  It also comes with a map of Westeros which is a cool little bonus!

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Service

                  By Guilly

                  from Ulverstone, Tasmania

                  About Me Rarely Read

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                  • Takes You To Another World

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                    • Gift
                    • Travel Reading

                    Comments about A Game of Thrones : The Story Continues:

                    Thanks guys for providing such great service for such a competitive price. Excellent stuff.

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                    'Of those who work in the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best' Time Magazine

                    'Colossal, staggering... Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome' SFX

                    'The sheer-mind-boggling scope of this epic has sent other fantasy writers away shaking their heads... Its ambition : to construct the Twelve Caesars of fantasy fiction, with characters so venomous they could eat the Borgias.' Guardian

                    George R. R. Martin

                    George R.R. Martin was born September 20, 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. His father was Raymond Collins Martin, a longshoreman, and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin. He has two sisters, Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten.

                    Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School. He began writing very young, selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies, dramatic readings included. Later he became a comic book fan and collector in high school, and began to write fiction for comic fanzines (amateur fan magazines). Martin's first professional sale was made in 1970 at age 21: "The Hero," sold to Galaxy, published in February, 1971 issue. Other sales followed.

                    In 1970 Martin received a B.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, graduating summa cum laude. He went on to complete a M.S. in Journalism in 1971, also from Northwestern.

                    As a conscientious objector, Martin did alternative service 1972-1974 with VISTA, attached to Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation. He also directed chess tournaments for the Continental Chess Association from 1973-1976, and was a Journalism instructor at Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa, from 1976-1978. He wrote part-time throughout the 1970s while working as a VISTA Volunteer, chess director, and teacher.

                    In 1975 he married Gale Burnick. They divorced in 1979, with no children. Martin became a full-time writer in 1979. He was writer-in-residence at Clarke College from 1978-79.

                    Moving on to Hollywood, Martin signed on as a story editor for Twilight Zone at CBS Television in 1986. In 1987 Martin became an Executive Story Consultant for Beauty and the Beast at CBS. In 1988 he became a Producer for Beauty and the Beast, then in 1989 moved up to Co-Supervising Producer. He was Executive Producer for Doorways, a pilot which he wrote for Columbia Pictures Television, which was filmed during 1992-93.

                    Visit George R. R. Martin's Booktopia Author Page


                    ISBN: 9780007477159
                    ISBN-10: 0007477155
                    Series: Song of Ice and Fire
                    Audience: General
                    Format: Boxed, Slipcased or Casebound
                    Language: English
                    Number Of Pages: 5232
                    Published: 4th July 2012
                    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
                    Country of Publication: GB
                    Dimensions (cm): 31.0 x 20.0  x 13.2
                    Weight (kg): 3.84