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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

Roy Dotrice makes a fantastic read even better

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

Reviewed: 2018-11-27

Game of Thrones deserves every praise it gets and Roy's performance was absolutely stellar. From the cheeky Tyrian to the gutteral Dothraki hordes, Roy breathes life into the characters in such a way that even the characters that share a dialect are immediately distinguishable from one another. If you're debating what to spend your next credit on, the voicework alone makes this more than worth your time, and that's to say nothing of George R. R. Martin's legendary penmanship.

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