The World of Ice and Fire

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The World of Ice and Fire
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Author Elio Garcia
Linda Antonsson
George R. R. Martin
Country United States
United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Random House Publishing Group[1]
Harper Voyager[2]
Released October 28th, 2014[1][2]
Cover Artist Ted Nasmith
Media Type Print (Hardback)
audiobook & e-book
Pages 336
ISBN 9780553805444[1]
9780007580910[2]

The World of Ice and Fire is a companion volume to the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, provisionally known as a 'world book'. The full title is The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones.

The book was written by Elio Garcia and Linda Antonsson in consultation with George R. R. Martin. In the United States the book was published by Bantam, in the United Kingdom by Harper Voyager.

The World of Ice and Fire was released on October 28th, 2014.[1][2]

Contents

History

Garcia and Antonsson run Westeros, the largest A Song of Ice and Fire community and online concordance of information on the series on the internet. Martin has already confirmed that he sometimes uses the existing online concordance to rapidly double-check information if he is away from his notes. He has joked that his co-authors know more about the continent of Westeros than he does.

Contents

The World of Ice and Fire is divided in several parts:[3]

Further, the book contains artwork by twenty-seven different artists.[3] Both the art in the book, and the family trees displayed as an appendix, are completely out-of-universe.[4]

Samples

A few sample chapters were released in the months prior to the release of the book:

Further, Harper Voyager released a Fact of Ice and Fire in the days leading up to the release of the book, through their twitter account.[6]

Cover

The english versions of The World of Ice and fire are available in two different versions: the red cover, displayed on the top of this page, and a black cover. The former version of the book is published by Bantam, the latter by Harper Voyager.

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin. Barnes & Noble. Retrieved April 16 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 The World of Ice and Fire Harper Voyager[1]
  3. 3.0 3.1 The World of Ice and Fire.
  4. Artwork [2] & family trees [3]
  5. A World of Ice and Fire.
  6. https://twitter.com/HarperVoyagerUK


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