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message 1: by Ilona (last edited Apr 26, 2018 12:55AM) (new)

Ilona | 5 comments Hi,

I have not been able to find Fire and Blood by George RR Martin, which was announced to be published yesterday. Can you please add the book?

* Title: Fire and Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History)
* Author(s) name(s): George R. R. Martin, Doug Wheatley (Illustrator)
* ISBN (or ASIN): ISBN-10: 152479628X
ISBN-13: 978-1524796280
* Publisher: Bantam
* Publication date: November 20, 2018
* Format: Hardcover
* Description: The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones.

With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling author George R. R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.

Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen—the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria—took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire and Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart.

What really happened during the Dance of the Dragons? Why did it become so deadly to visit Valyria after the Doom? What is the origin of Daenerys’s three dragon eggs? These are but a few of the questions answered in this essential chronicle, as related by a learned maester of the Citadel and featuring more than eighty all-new black-and-white illustrations by artist Doug Wheatley. Readers have glimpsed small parts of this narrative in such volumes as The World of Ice & Fire, but now, for the first time, the full tapestry of Targaryen history is revealed.

With all the scope and grandeur of Gibbon’s The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Fire and Blood is the ultimate game of thrones, giving readers a whole new appreciation for the dynamic, often bloody, and always fascinating history of Westeros.

* Page count: 640
* Book cover: http://georgerrmartin.com/notablog/20...
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message 2: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26922 comments Already in the database. Always check the isbn/asin especially with such a prolific popular author.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 3: by Ilona (new)

Ilona | 5 comments Thanks!


message 4: by Carina (new)

Carina | 71 comments So glad someone else was having issues finding this in the database. I searched by the exact title and nothing. Very odd.

Thanks for the link Sandra!


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