A Game of Thrones: Graphic Novel, Volume Four - A Song of Ice and Fire (Hardback)
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A Game of Thrones: Graphic Novel, Volume Four - A Song of Ice and Fire (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 07/05/2015
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Bestselling writer Daniel Abraham and acclaimed illustrator Tommy Patterson bring their stunning graphic-novel adaptation of George R.R. Martin's classic A GAME OF THRONES to a stunning finish that merits a place on the bookshelf of every fantasy fan alongside the majestic original.

The death of King Robert Baratheon and the imprisonment of his Hand, Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell, has set the great houses of Westeros at one another's throats.

In Winterfell, Eddard's eldest son and heir, Robb Stark, has gathered an army and is pushing south, determined to free his father. Along the way, he pledges to marry the daughter of Lord Walder Frey in exchange for a military advantage that allows him to capture Jaime Lannister-a powerful bargaining chip to ensure Lord Eddard's safe release. But it is one thing to capture the Kingslayer and quite another to hold him.

Meanwhile, in King's Landing, young King Joffrey has other ideas than an exchange of prisoners. Ignoring the advice of his mother, Queen Cersei, he throws oil on the flames of conflict and ignites a conflagration that seems likely to consume not only the Starks but all of Westeros-unless Tyrion Lannister, the Imp, can bring the mad boy-king to heel.

Beyond the Wall, greater dangers are brewing, as a winter as brutal as any in history approaches, bringing with it unnatural creatures out of legend. There, Eddard's bastard, Jon Snow, must decide once and for all where his loyalties lie.

And across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen will learn the true measure of grief-and emerge from its fiery depths transformed, hardened, and ready to claim what is hers by right: the Iron Throne.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008132200
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 750 g
Dimensions: 174 x 266 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'In the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best ... tense, surging, insomnia-inflicting' Time Magazine

'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

'Colossal, staggering ... Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome in his imaginary world ... The writing is always powerful ...' SFX

'Truly epic ... with its magnificent action-filled climax, it provides a banquet for fantasy lovers with large appetites.'
Publishers Weekly

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“Thumbs Up!”

This is the final volume in the series and all does not feel quite right. While there are many detailed panels you get the feeling these are becoming rarer. Maybe time or money or other jobs forced more plain, bland... More

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“Friends and enemies swap sides and hide their true identities”

This action packed third volume finds enemies becoming friends and friends becoming enemies (and some enemies becoming worse enemies) as Stark finds himself surrounded by those without his best interests a heart, some... More

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“Thumbs Up!”

This is the third and penultimate volume of the set. It continues the same majestic art, opulent colours and spelling mistakes.

The story is paced well with lots of detail from the books including names. The vast... More

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