First, a warning to Game of Thrones fans who have seen season eight but haven't read the books: the story described below will probably be. So it wasn't until , ahead of that fourth season (covering the back half of book three), that concerns about Martin's books being left in the dust. For starters, GoT was not George R. R. Martin's first book. By the time it was published in , Martin was already a three-time Hugo Award.
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For starters, GoT was not George R. Martin's first book. By the time it was published inMartin was already a three-time Hugo Award winner once each for best novella, novelette and short storyan established novelist and a screenwriter including writing episodes for the revival of The Twilight Zone. The official canon of A Song of Ice and Fire books commonly referred to as ASOIAF includes everything written within the main books, plus quite a few prequels, some excerpts and a couple of history and art books -- plus the prerelease Winds of Winter chapters and the graphic novels based on the main book series.
In case you haven't read the series, start there. GRRM has been busy over the years.
In between writing the ASOIAF series, he's published other books, edited multiple sci-fi and fantasy anthologies, made numerous appearances at conferences and been quite involved with the HBO show. GRRM has long maintained that the series even thought it started as a trilogy will be seven books, with the final one rumored to be titled A Dream of Spring.
They're broken down by book canonshow-related and some non-canon works that are just fun to check out. They're not in order, and I'm not trying to say that you should read them in this order. Just have fun living in the sadness of the finale, OK?
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If you've read all the books, you've probably seen these writings in an updated format, but I've included them for the sake of completeness. While the pressure hasn't sped up his writing, GRRM had previously taken to releasing some chapters sporadically on his personal website or reading others in person at certain appearances. Below is the list of the chapters, and here is where you can find them :. This post was originally published June 20,and is updated about as slowly as books are released.
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