Full of drama and adventure, rage and lust, mystery and romance, George R.R. Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones: Song of Fire and Ice’ (Book I) is regarded as one of the most intriguing and greatest epic of the modern era. Set in 12, 000BC, the seasons in this epic change after decades and bring with them mystery and death. The epic opens with the winter season fast approaching; though the human are protected and safe within the protective ice Wall of the kingdom, winter has arose the deadly forces that are continuously threatening the identity of the mortal power.
In the first book replete with lust, rage, anger, betrayal and terror, two families take the central position: the Lannisters and the Starks. Will the good prevail over the worse? Or, is the scenario going to be much worse than ever? And, who is this new character Daenerys Targaryen? The adventurous tale of magic, power and supernatural forces promise to sway the readers off their feet till the end.
Published in 1996, the novel has received much critical acclaims, including the Ignotus Award, the Hugo Award and the Locus Award. It was also adapted into a famous TV-series by HBO.