"There were a number of books about A Game of Thrones
(the HBO series) and A Song of Ice and Fire (the books) published last year . . . the one that impressed me most was James Lowder's Beyond the Wall
."—George R.R. MartinForeword by New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore
Go beyond the Wall and across the narrow sea with this collection about George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, from A Game of Thrones
to A Dance with Dragons
The epic game of thrones chronicled in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series has captured the imaginations of millions of readers. In Beyond the Wall
, bestselling authors and acclaimed critics offer up thought-provoking essays and compelling insights:Daniel Abraham
reveals the unique challenges of adapting the original books into graphic novels.Westeros.org
founders Linda Antonsson
and Elio M. García, Jr
., explore the series’ complex heroes and villains, and their roots in the Romantic movement.
Wild Cards contributor Caroline Spector
delves into the books’ controversial depictions of power and gender.
Plus much more, from military science fiction writer Myke Cole
on the way Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder shapes many of the leading characters to author and television writer Ned Vizzini
on the biases against genre fiction that color critical reactions to the series.
R.A. Salvatore (foreword)
Elio M. García, Jr.
John Jos. Miller
Andrew Zimmerman Jones