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Best Seller Book Reviews: A Song of Ice andFire, Books 1-by George R.R. Martin

Posted on Sep 14, 11:45PM | TINN

A Song of Ice and FireBooks 1-4 havebeen written by American author George R. R. Martin. He began writing theseries long back as 1991. He released the first volume- titled A Game ofThrones- in 1996. Then released A Clash of Kings in 1999, A Storm of Swords in2000 and A Feast for Crows in 2005.

The series falls in thegenre of the epic fantasy novels. It takes place in the continents of Westerosand Essos that have a history comprising of thousand years. The author R. RMartin draws inspirations from the events that actually occurred in the Englishperiod. This is in defiance of the genre of fantasy in literature. The serieshas over thousand named characters. Brutality, sexuality and moral ambiguity arethe major themes of this series.

A Song of Ice and Firehas been quite a success and have received credit for the depiction of womenand religion in the series.