In what order should I read the Game of Thrones books?
Here is the order in which to read them:
- A Game of Thrones. The first Song of Ice and Fire book came out in 1996.
- A Clash of Kings. The second book in the series released in 1999.
- A Storm of Swords.
- A Feast for Crows.
- A Dance with Dragons.
- The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring.
Should you read the books before watching Game of Thrones?
Watching will definitely spoil the books. If you are a reader, go for it! The books will transport you, and the show will fill in the blanks and help you with SOIF withdrawal when you have finished all the novels. I think you should always read the book first, no matter what.
Does each season of Game of Thrones correspond to a book?
Seasons 1 and 2 (so far) are a book each. Though this might change for book 3 (Storm of Swords), which is a lot bigger than the first two. In this interview, George R. R. Martin admits that its going to be hard to fit book 3 into a standard season.
Is season 6 of Game of Thrones based on the book?
Season 6 is mostly based on the hitherto unreleased sixth novel of the A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter, along with a significant amount of material from the fourth and fifth books, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, which run concurrently but follow different sets of characters.
Should I read the Game of Thrones books after watching the show?
Prolong The Experience There are only two more seasons left of Game of Thrones, so you know you’re grieving. You can keep up with the Game of Thrones fandom and world for a long time even after the show ends if you read the books — it’s not like Martin will be finishing them anytime soon.
Are Game of Thrones books better than series?
George R.R. Martin created a unique world with an intriguing story and great characters. The sudden decline in the show is a testimony to his greatness. The books are filled with great dialogue and character development and are some of the best fantasy novels.
Is season 7 of Game of Thrones based on the book?
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7: The Story So Far The season premiered on July 16, 2017. Like the sixth season, Season 7 is based on an outline of the two final, presently-unpublished novels in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring.
Are Game of Thrones books hard to read?
You will not find difficult metaphors or long sentences. It is also divided into relatively short chapters, which I find makes it easier. But, as others note, it’s hard to read because there are a lot of characters to keep track of, and you will not always know exactly what is going on.
Which book is got season 8 based on?
Still, there are likely still some aspects of Game of Thrones season 8 in The Winds of Winter and/or the alleged final book in the series, A Dream of Spring.
Can I skip the first Game of Thrones book?
The first season almost perfectly captures the first book (although certainly some things are going to be left out), so if you are really pressed for time, I don’t think you’d be losing THAAAT much of the story if you skip it, but definitely start with the second one.