The Art of George R.R. Martin's a Song of Ice and Fire
Some of the greatest talents in fantastic art invite you to explore the lands of Westerors and beyond as never before. From the frozen wilderness beyond the Wall to sun-kissed Dorne, and from the rugged and brutal Iron Islands to the exotic East, the breathtaking sights and memorable characters... show more
Some of the greatest talents in fantastic art invite you to explore the lands of Westerors and beyond as never before. From the frozen wilderness beyond the Wall to sun-kissed Dorne, and from the rugged and brutal Iron Islands to the exotic East, the breathtaking sights and memorable characters of George R. R. Martin’s best-selling fantasy series are brought to life in this unique compilation. March to the Wall with Jon Snow and the Sworn Brothers of the Night’s Watch, and confront the terrible might of the wildling hordes and the bone-chilling horror of the Others. Follow Robb Stark’s desperate campaign in the North, from the snow-shrouded Whispering Wood to the green banks of the Trident. Stand with Eddard Stark in the Small Council, and be drawn into the webs of intrigue and deceit spun by Varys the Spider and Cersei Lannister in King’s Landing. Ride with Daenarys Targaryen in her great khalasar, as she begins her crusade against the Free Cities across the Narrow Sea. The Art of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire features lavish and lovingly crafted illustrations by renowned fantasy artists such as Jim Burns, John Howe, Ted Nasmith, Steve Stone, Charles Vess, Stephen Youll, and many more. The unforgettable images in this volume are drawn from book covers and special editions, comic books, board and card games, concept art, and fan art personally selected by George Martin from the thousands of illustrations that have been inspired by his work. The Art of George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire is hardcover, with 192 gorgeous, glossy pages and full-color artwork.
Publish date: November 15th 2005
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: The Art of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice & Fire (#1)
Actually, I wouldn't have read the series if not for this book. Well, I'm sure I would have stumbled across the series eventually, but I picked up this book at the library and was enthralled by the artwork. I wanted to know who the characters were, what their stories were. I wanted to know why th...
God, I was such a Martin fanboy. Back when I used to buy anything with that guy's name on it, this seemed like a great deal. Some of the art is beautiful, and brilliantly paired with quotations from the novels but others...well. I think they were a third-a-book short come deadline, so they padded it...