I B Tauris signs title on history behind Game of Thrones

I B Tauris has commissioned a book which explores the medieval world that inspired George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series and the television programme based on the books. Carolyne Larrington, a tutor in medieval English literature at St John’s College Oxford, will look at how Martin and HBO screenwriters D B Weiss and David Benioff constructed the world of Essos and Westeros from the mythologies, cultures and histories of the Middle Ages. Executive editor Alex Wright commissioned Larrington to write the book, called Winter is Coming. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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