Game of Thrones Author Hints About His Latest Book!

By July 11, 2017News, Television

George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire has been an immense journey for the writer and fans alike. Starting in 1991, Martin has been writing the stories of Westeros and Essos for almost three decades, although it feels longer for many of his fans.

The previous instalment, A Dance With Dragons, was published in 2011, and fans eagerly await the next book, The Winds of Winter. Meanwhile the television series based on the books, A Game of Thrones, has taken on a life of its own…




Martin has been talking about his latest, yet to be finished, book but unfortunately is not yet telling us the release date.

Fans of the HBO series, A Game of Thrones, inspired by the books may have noticed that the stories have overtaken the books. Many characters have died while George is still writing book six, so will they end up with the same fate in his novels?

Fans will be intrigued to hear that George has hinted that the TV version of the Game of Thrones universe is not a mirror of the novels, nor will the novels mirror the TV series.

Winds of Winter will be different in some ways, but will parallel the show in others,” he said, “At this point, there are probably a dozen characters who are dead on the show but alive in the books, so it would be impossible for the two to remain the same… Also, of course, there are characters in the books who have never even existed on the show, like Victarion Greyjoy, Jon Connington, Penny, Arianne Martell…”

So there we have it, Game Of Thrones fans, you can rest easy (ish) knowing that the fictional inhabitants you know and love may not be dead after all… However, knowing what Martin has done to some favourites in the past I wouldn’t put any money on it.

Keep your eyes peeled here at For Reading Addicts for more GOT/SoFaI news as it develops.




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