A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin
A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of fantasy novels written by George R.R. Martin. The series is also known as "A Game of Thrones," as it is the title of the first book in the series. The series currently consists of five books, with two more planned. The series is set in the fictional world of Westeros, a continent reminiscent of medieval Europe, where seasons can last for years, and follows the political and military struggles of several noble houses for control of the Iron Throne.
The series is known for its complex plot, intricate world-building, and realistic characters, as well as its exploration of themes such as power, politics, family, and betrayal. The series is also known for its graphic violence and sexual content. The series has a large following and it is considered one of the best examples of epic fantasy.
The series has been adapted into a HBO television series "Game of Thrones" which ran for eight seasons from 2011 to 2019. The series has won multiple awards, including multiple Primetime Emmy Awards, and it is considered one of the most popular and critically acclaimed television series of all time. The series also had a significant impact on the fantasy genre, and has been credited with bringing fantasy to a wider audience.