Game Of Thrones Audiobook: Fictional audiobooks are often very interesting as they will take you to a different world of fantasy. Here I am going to discuss the world-famous series –A Game of Thrones. These audiobook series can grasp the attention of readers and listeners from all over the world for its larger than life characters and extremely thrilling storyline.
The story of this audiobook series so exciting that HBO produced a TV series based on it. The eighth season of this TV series is launched a few months back. This TV show is a big hit and translated into many languages as well. If you are still unaware of this epic creation then you can get yourself audiobooks of this series to experience the class and style of George R. R. Martin.
Listening to such an interesting audiobook can be a wonderful journey for the person of any group. Once you start listening to the first part then you cannot isolate yourself from the magic of this royal tale and you will become more and more curious about- what next? What next? The storyline of the series takes very sharp turns and keeps listeners engaged until the end. If you are looking for some exciting book to refresh your mood then this is one of the best options no doubt!
About George R. R. Martin
Mr. Martin is a dominant author in the fiction category. His style of writing is quite exciting which made his creations bestsellers.
Some famous novels of George R. R. Martin are- a Game of Thrones, a Clash of Kings, a storm of swords, a feast for crows, and A Dance with Dragons.
He is a Mexican citizen and a big name in the world of fiction. Since the age of 21, he is actively writing short fictional stories for different magazines. He got initial success because of ” Star Wars”.
He is also a member of the science, fiction and fantasy writers of America (SFWA). Mr. Martin is famous for complex storylines, great dialogues, perfect pacing, and fascinating characters.
From his first novel “Dying of the light”, he is following the same track. He had received several awards for his dedicated work in the field of writing.
In the year 2011, he was declared as one of the most influential people of the year by Time.
Game Of Thrones Audiobook Complete Series
Run time: 21 hours and 21 minutes
Narrator: Roy Dotrice
About the AudioBook: It is the first audiobook of this series, released on August 1, 1996. The novel won the 1997 Locus Award and got the nomination for other awards as well. The book is the story of some royal families and all the characters are very interesting. The punch line of this novel is “winters are coming” The story begins with Eddard Stark and his royal family, as the story progresses you will be introduced by several other royal families and their enemies. This story has some daily life events which make it very easy for the listener to relate himself and at the same time, you will find some very fictional events as well which are quite difficult to believe such as- eggs of dinosaurs. But this book keeps the suspense alive till the end.
Pros: A good journey for the lovers of fiction. It will take you to a different world altogether.
Cons: Little long and descriptive in the beginning but once you got introduced with characters it becomes very interesting.
Who should listen: This novel is highly appreciated by the persons of different age groups, all over the world. Youth and teens especially love to listen to such fictional contents which have some elements of romance also.
Run time: 37 hours and 16 minutes
Narrator: Roy Dotrice
About the AudioboBook: The second book of this series contains a very interesting narration of the great war. Now King Joffrey has become the ruler of the Seven Kingdoms but the actual power is still in the hands of his mother-Queen Regent as he is still very young. They keep Sansa imprisoned and refused to release him. On the other hand, Danerys is trying to become the queen of seven kingdoms.
In “A Clash of Kings” you will find a constant struggle among the members of several royal families and knights for the iron throne. While the people of the north become rebellious under the leadership of Robb Stark of Winterfell and demands independence.
Pros: A wonderful amalgamation of action and fiction is available in “A Clash of Kings”
Cons: In this book, you will find millions of characters that can make a farrago in your mind.
Who should listen: If you have already experienced the thrill of the first book of this series then you can not stop yourself from listening to the second one, as the plot of the book is very binding. But if you directly jump to the second one then also it sounds quite relatable as each book is complete in itself yet creates a link with the previous one and provides a pavement for the next one, it is the beauty of the author. I am 100 % sure it can hijack the attention of the listener from any part of the world.
Run time: 47 hours and 34 minutes
Narrator: Roy Dotrice
About the AudioBook: A Storm of Swords begins from the same point where A Clash of Kings ends. The prime focus of this book is on the struggle between Lannister and Stark. In this novel, one can witness the political drama that usually happens in royal families. In “A Storm of Swords” you can taste the actual horror of war along with some refreshing elements of humour, which makes this book a complete package of entertainment.
It is full of twists and turns and makes you feel like a roller coaster ride. In this series, you may find that each character is gradually developed and working for their own selfish reasons like- power, position, status, peace, justice, etc.
Pros: It is a very beautifully cocked political drama that showcases all the aspects of the war.
Cons: It is the longest book of the series, having 74 chapters, and 10 different perspectives.
Who should listen: If you like action and drama then this book will not disappoint for sure. It may be a bit confusing at some points but if you pay sufficient attention then at the end of the day, it will present a wonderful virtual reality of epic war for the iron throne.
About the AudioBook: The name of the Audiobook “A Feast for Crows” reveals a lot about the storyline. Usually crows fight with each other for the flash of dead bodies and the same situation is happening in the seven kingdoms. After the war, the Lannisters took control over the iron throne. But the story does not end here as the revenge drama is about to begin and this time it is more horrible and deadly.
This book is similar in standards with the previous books of this series and keeps you fascinated till the end. This book takes the story of the seven kingdoms to a mature level with the help of some sharp twists and turns.
Pros: The plot is inspired by some real-life events and anyone can relate with the storyline very easily.
Cons: The content is a little more elaborated and sometimes you started feeling bored.
Who should listen: If you are listening to the complete series then you can not afford to skip this part at any cost. A Feast for Crows takes the story of seven kingdoms to the next level and never allowed the listener or reader to switch the attention to something else. This book is not the best of the series yet the series is incomplete without it.
About the Book: This book is highly recognized by the readers and listeners of the different nations even declared as New York Times bestsellers. It is the fifth book of the world-famous series “A Game of Thrones”. Here you will find some new characters as well as old characters like-Tyrion, Dani, Jon Snow continues to dominate the story.
The book begins with the aftermath of the colossal battle which changed the geography and politics of seven kingdoms completely. It is mainly focused on the north and the eastern part of the continent Essos. Now Daenerys Targaryen rules with her three dragons as the queen of a city. But the conflicts are inevitable in this story and the main guiding factor of the tale.
Pros: This novel reflects real-world situations and dirty political games very accurately.
Cons: It may disappoint those listeners who avoid real-life stories and only seek an imaginary pink world in fiction.
Who should listen: Numerous listeners find this one as very exciting as it gives a U-turn to the ongoing story. If you are the one, who likes political drama which is full of bitter conflicts, vivacious conspiracies, intimate betrayals and many more then this book is for you. It is also for the fans of dragons in fact it is like a treat for all the lovers of anaconda series.
In the epic series of A Game of Thrones, we so far witnessed five mesmerizing novels but the best part is that some more mysteries are still cooking in the head of George R. R. Martin as two books of this series are about to come. According to reliable sources they will be named as- The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring.
The Winds of Winter is the sixth novel of this series which will have the story in continuation with the A Dance with Dragons and revel some exciting secrets of the farther north.
A Dream of Spring is also declared as the seventh part of this series. I personally enjoyed writing this blog as it allows me a chance to recall one of my favorites series once again. I hope this will also help you to add some interesting books in your tally.