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A Game of Thrones

Unabridged Audiobook

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Narrated By: Roy Dotrice

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: April 2011

Duration: 33 hours 58 minutes

Summary:

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.

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  • oodeluph

    This is the beginning of one of the most complex yet thoroughly enjoyable fantasy/soap operas I have ever experienced. Just when one is tempted to begin questioning their commitment to this epic, a character says or does something completely down to earth, or funny or does something heroic and action packed. You can barely tell the players without a scorecard built, I promise, this is so well orchestrated that the listener will know who everyone is and have them sorted long before the end.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful.

  • Summer LaRue

    Narrator was fantastic! Book was good but happy to have finally finished it!

  • Regan Halas

    I thoroughly enjoyed both the book and narration. It saved my life as I was driving across country!

  • Kelley Stirling

    The narrator was phenomenal. This book is great. I haven't watched the show, so this is all new to me. Just fantastic.

  • Michelle Todd

    Great book! Narrating was perfect! Loved listening to such a fascinating story!

  • Michael Levitsky

    Enjoyable , if you follow the series you should enjoy the book. The book added detail and the narrator added background.

  • Christian Concepcion

    Loved the book and the narrator really brought each character to life with the difference voices, speech patterns, and accents.

  • Morgan Lucas

    Enjoyed every minute and I really appreciate the narrator using different voices for the characters.

  • Neil Gentile

    Great narration. Listened as a refresher, read the book years ago, and it definitely got me through my morning commute for the month!!

  • Donna Mekala

    Narrator is a little slow I listened at 1.25 speed.