Click here to skip to this page's main content.

New to the Open Library? — Learn how it works
Want to support Open Library? Until April 30, we'll double your donation! Help us build the great digital library.
Cover of: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
About the Book

Here is the first volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin’s stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction.

A GAME OF THRONES

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 and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom’s protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is 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; and a determined woman undertakes the most treacherous of journeys. Amid plots and counterplots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, the fate of the Starks, their allies, and their enemies hangs perilously in the balance, as each endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts: the game of thrones.

Source: http://www.georgerrmartin.com/grrm_book/a-game-of-thrones-a-song-of-ice-and-fire-book-one/

Places

Excerpts

"We should start back," Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them.
added by seabelis. "first sentence"

Links (outside Open Library)

Classifications

Library of Congress PS3563.A7239 G36 1996
Dewey 813/.54

53 editions First published in 1996

Edition Read Borrow Buy
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2017, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2017 September 8, Harper Voyager
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English - Ebook Edition April 2012
Cover of: Le Trône de Fer
2012, Pygmalion
Le Trône de Fer
Paperback in French
Cover of: Le Trône de fer
2012, Pygmalion
Le Trône de fer
Epub in French
Cover of: Der Winter naht
2016 March, GRRM by Penhaligon
Der Winter naht
Hardcover in German
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2016, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English - The Illustrated Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2016 October, Harper Voyager
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English - The Illustrated Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2016, Harper Voyager
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English - The Illustrated Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2016, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English - 20th Anniversary Illustrated Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2015 March, Fantasious
A Game of Thrones
in Indonesian
Cover of: Igra prestola
2003, Laguna
Igra prestola
in Serbian
Cover of: Juego de tronos
2014 April, Gigamesh Digital
Juego de tronos
E-book in Spanish - Primera edición en Gigamesh Digital
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2016, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Mass Market Paperback in English - 2016 Bantam Books Mass Market Tie-in Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2017, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Trade Paperback in English - 2017 Bantam Books Trade Paperback Tie-In
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2011 December, HarperVoyager
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English - Enhanced Edition
Cover of: Juego de tronos
2012, Gigamesh, S.L.
Juego de tronos
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Juego de tronos
2012, Gigamesh
Juego de tronos
in Spanish
Cover of: Kampen om järntronen
2015, Bokförlaget Forum
Kampen om järntronen
E-book in Swedish
Cover of: Juego de tronos
2012 May, Vintage Español
Juego de tronos
Paperback in Spanish - 1st Vintage Español edition
Cover of: Juego de tronos
2012 May, Vintage Español
Juego de tronos
Paperback in Spanish - lst ed. Vintage Espa.
Cover of: Juego de tronos
2012 May, Vintage Español
Juego de tronos
Paperback in Spanish - lst ed. Vintage Espa.
Cover of: Kampen om Tronen
2011 November 11, Glydendal Lyd
Kampen om Tronen
Audiobook in Danish
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1996 August, Spectra / Bantam
A Game of Thrones
Paperback in English - Advance Reading Copy
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2011, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Gra o tron
2011, Zysk i S-ka Wydawnictwo
Gra o tron
Paperback in Polish - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: Le trône de fer
2011, J'ai Lu
Le trône de fer
Paperback in French - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: A Guerra dos Tronos
2010, Leya
A Guerra dos Tronos
E-book in Portuguese
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2004 March 16, Books on Tape
A Game of Thrones
Audiobook Download in English - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
August 16, 2005, Spectra
A Game of Thrones
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2003 August 14, Random House Audio
A Game of Thrones
Audiobook Download in English - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
January 5, 1998, Voyager
A Game of Thrones
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
January 5, 1998, Voyager
A Game of Thrones
Paperback in English - New edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
May 28, 2002, Spectra
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English - Reissue edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
May 28, 2002, Spectra
A Game of Thrones
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
June 2002, Meisha Merlin Pub (P)
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English - Limited edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1999, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
August 4, 1997, Spectra
A Game of Thrones
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1997, Perfection Learning
A Game of Thrones
Prebound
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1996, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1996, Voyager / HarperCollins
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1996, Voyager / HarperCollins
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2011, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Mass Market Paperback in English - HBO Tie-in Edition
Cover of: Cluiche na Corónach
2017, Leabhar Breac
Cluiche na Corónach
Paperback in Irish
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
August 16, 2005, Spectra
A Game of Thrones
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2003, Random House Publishing Group
A Game of Thrones
E-book in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
January 13, 2004, Random House Audio
A Game of Thrones
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1996, BCA
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1997, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
1996, Spectra / Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Hardcover in English - Bantam Spectra
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
December 2003, Books on Tape
A Game of Thrones
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Game of Thrones
2011, Bantam Books
Game of Thrones
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Game of Thrones
2011, Bantam Books
A Game of Thrones
Paperback in English - Bantam Books movie tie-in trade pbk. ed.
Cover of: A guerra dos tronos
2010, Leya
A guerra dos tronos
Paperback in Portuguese

History Created December 9, 2009 · 110 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

February 10, 2018 Edited by seabelis characters
February 9, 2018 Edited by seabelis Edited without comment.
February 9, 2018 Edited by seabelis person
February 8, 2018 Edited by seabelis Edited without comment.
December 9, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page