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  • A Game of Thrones

  • A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1
  • Written by: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 33 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,627
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,481

Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King's Landing. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Robert's name. Far to the north, behind the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse - unnatural things relegated to myth during the centuries-long summer, but proving all too real and all too deadly in the turning of the season. Yet a more immediate threat lurks to the south, where Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died under mysterious circumstances....

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  • By Amazon Customer on 2017-10-10

Outstanding book. Great voice acting.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-05-20

I’m specifically writing this to compliment Roy Dotrice’s narrating skills (Everybody knows the book is great). Even though the narrator can sometimes take weird voices that get hard to understand (Varys), I still like how much he reflects the characters emotions in his voice. It really emerges you in the story. He’s also very good at changing voices for different characters, in ways that fit GRRM’s definitions. He gives life to the characters.

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