Coperta “The Rise of the Dragon”

Narator: Harry Lloyd

Durata: 8h 10m

This history is a stunning introduction to House Targaryen, the iconic family at the heart of HBO and Sky’s Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon. For hundreds of years, the Targaryens sat the Iron Throne of Westeros while their dragons ruled the skies. The story of the only family of dragonlords to survive Valyria’s Doom is a tale of twisty politics, alliances and betrayals, and acts both noble and craven. The Rise of the Dragon chronicles the creation and rise of Targaryen power, covering the history first told in George R. R. Martin’s epic Fire & Blood, from Aegon Targaryen’s conquest of Westeros through to the infamous Dance of the Dragons – the bloody civil war that nearly undid their rule for good. The Targaryens – and their dragons – come vividly to life in this audiobook, which includes a bonus supplement packed with all-new artwork. Perfect for fans steeped in the lore of Westeros, as well as those who first met the Targaryens in the HBO and Sky TV series House of the Dragon, The Rise of the Dragon provides a must-have overview for anyone looking to learn more about the most powerful family in Westeros. ‘Truly glorious…A book that any collector of fantasy and fantasy artwork should have on their shelves’FORBES ‘a must-have collectible for GAME OF THRONES enthusiasts who have been swept up in the rich Targaryen lore of House of the Dragon’COLLIDER ‘Gorgeous’IGN PRAISE FOR FIRE AND BLOOD: ‘A masterpiece’SUNDAY TIMES ‘An epic take, viewed from soaring heights’DAILY MAIL ‘A feast of pure imagination’SFX ‘The sheer detail of the richly layered world [Martin] has created is astonishing, with narrative twists and turns aplenty’SUNDAY EXPRESS PRAISE FOR A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: ‘Of those who work in the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best’TIME MAGAZINE ‘Colossal, staggering…Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome’SFX ‘Martin’s style is so vivid that you will be hooked within a few pages’THE TIMES ‘I always expect the best from George R.R. Martin and he always delivers’ROBERT JORDAN The inspiration for 2022’s highly anticipated HBO and Sky TV series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON from the internationally bestselling creator of epic fantasy classic GAME OF THRONES George R.R. Martin is the #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of many novels, including those of the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, and A Dance with Dragons—as well as related works such as Fire & Blood, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, and The World of Ice & Fire, with Elio M. García, Jr., and Linda Antonsson. Other novels include Tuf Voyaging, Fevre Dream, The Armageddon Rag, Dying of the Light, Windhaven (with Lisa Tuttle), and Dreamsongs Volumes I and II. As a writer-producer, he has worked on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and pilots that were never made. He lives with his lovely wife, Parris, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Elio M. García, Jr., and Linda Antonsson founded and run the popular Westeros fansite, which is the definitive source for all things George R. R. Martin. The inspiration for 2022’s highly anticipated HBO and Sky TV series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON from the internationally bestselling creator of epic fantasy classic GAME OF THRONES – Returns readers to Westeros and the Seven Kingdoms, the setting of Martin’s multimillion bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire and the TV phenomenon Game of Thrones – Dives deep into the history of Westeros, charting the rise of the dragon-riding Targaryen kings and explaining how the world of A Game of Thrones came to be – Essential reading for all fans of Martin’s books and of Game of Thrones – Supported by huge marketing and publicity campaign Competition: lord of the rings;witcher;name of the wind;wheel of time;the way of kings;fifth season;assassin’s apprentice;first law;lies of locke lamora. J.R.R. Tolkien;terry pratchett;joe abercrombie;brandon sanderson;patrick rothfuss;robert jordan;scott lynch;terry goodkind;robin hobb;peter brett;mark lawrence
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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