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'''''Inside HBO's Game of Thrones''''' is a companion book about the TV series. It was published by Chronicle Books in the USA on 19 September 2012 and by Gollancz in the UK on 27 September 2012.<ref>June 2012. [http://www.gollancz.co.uk/2012/06/gollancz-goes-inside-game-of-thrones/ "Gollancz Goes Inside 'Game of Thrones'"]. Gollancz.co.uk.</ref>
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'''''Inside HBO's Game of Thrones''''' is a companion book about the ''Game of Thrones'' TV series adaptation produced by HBO. It was published by Chronicle Books in the USA on 19 September 2012 and by Gollancz in the UK on 27 September 2012.<ref>June 2012. [http://www.gollancz.co.uk/2012/06/gollancz-goes-inside-game-of-thrones/ "Gollancz Goes Inside 'Game of Thrones'"]. Gollancz.co.uk.</ref>
   
 
The book is written by [[Bryan Cogman]], who has also written two episodes of the series and serves as "keeper of the mythos" for the production. The book has an introduction by showrunners [[David Benioff]] and [[D.B. Weiss]], and a preface by [[George R.R. Martin]]. As the official companion book to the series, information presented in this volume is treated as canon by this Wiki, unless contradicted by in-episode information.
 
The book is written by [[Bryan Cogman]], who has also written two episodes of the series and serves as "keeper of the mythos" for the production. The book has an introduction by showrunners [[David Benioff]] and [[D.B. Weiss]], and a preface by [[George R.R. Martin]]. As the official companion book to the series, information presented in this volume is treated as canon by this Wiki, unless contradicted by in-episode information.
   
 
The book contains in-universe material, such as family trees and maps, and behind-the-scenes sections, including interviews with cast and crew. It is 192 pages long and features more than 300 color photographs and illustrations, as well as eight gatefold sections.<ref>[http://www.westeros.org/GoT/News/Entry/Official_HBO_Game_of_Thrones_Companion_Book_Announced/ "Offical HBO 'Game of Thrones' Companion Book Announced"]. Westeros.org.</ref>
 
The book contains in-universe material, such as family trees and maps, and behind-the-scenes sections, including interviews with cast and crew. It is 192 pages long and features more than 300 color photographs and illustrations, as well as eight gatefold sections.<ref>[http://www.westeros.org/GoT/News/Entry/Official_HBO_Game_of_Thrones_Companion_Book_Announced/ "Offical HBO 'Game of Thrones' Companion Book Announced"]. Westeros.org.</ref>
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The book covers information from [[Season 1]] and [[Season 2]]. It was published about six months before [[Season 3]] premiered, so it contains no information on subsequent TV seasons. A sequel book is due by Christmas 2014, ''[[Inside HBO's Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4]]''.<ref>[http://winteriscoming.net/2014/01/hbo-announces-new-inside-game-of-thrones-book/ ]</ref>
   
 
==Layout==
 
==Layout==
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* A Game of Pranks
 
* A Game of Pranks
 
* Epilogue: Reflections on ''Game of Thrones''
 
* Epilogue: Reflections on ''Game of Thrones''
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==Collector's Edition==
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The Collector's Edition pack includes a second book: ''The Storyboards'', containing storyboard sequences drawn by [[Will Simpson]]. The Storyboard book is also 192 pages long.<ref>[http://www.geekalerts.com/inside-hbos-game-of-thrones-collectors-edition/ ]</ref>
   
 
==References==
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
* [http://store.hbouk.com/inside-hbos-game-of-thrones-hard-cover/detail.php?p=370575&v=hbo-uk_shows_game-of-thrones The book's listing on HBO UK.]
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* [http://store.hbo.com/detail.php?p=370502&SESSID=3cb8248af59f24cdf7b6c49913b9edb3&v=hbo The book's listing on the HBO online store]
 
* [http://www.chroniclebooks.com/ Chronicle Books website.]
 
* [http://www.chroniclebooks.com/ Chronicle Books website.]
 
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[[Category:Books (extra-universe)]]

Latest revision as of 02:11, September 17, 2014

Inside GoT

The cover of Inside HBO's Game of Thrones.

Inside HBO's Game of Thrones is a companion book about the Game of Thrones TV series adaptation produced by HBO. It was published by Chronicle Books in the USA on 19 September 2012 and by Gollancz in the UK on 27 September 2012.[1]

The book is written by Bryan Cogman, who has also written two episodes of the series and serves as "keeper of the mythos" for the production. The book has an introduction by showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, and a preface by George R.R. Martin. As the official companion book to the series, information presented in this volume is treated as canon by this Wiki, unless contradicted by in-episode information.

The book contains in-universe material, such as family trees and maps, and behind-the-scenes sections, including interviews with cast and crew. It is 192 pages long and features more than 300 color photographs and illustrations, as well as eight gatefold sections.[2]

The book covers information from Season 1 and Season 2. It was published about six months before Season 3 premiered, so it contains no information on subsequent TV seasons. A sequel book is due by Christmas 2014, Inside HBO's Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4.[3]

LayoutEdit

The book contains a preface by George R.R. Martin and a foreword by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, in which they are quizzed by Bryan Cogman. The book is then divided into five sections, each with sub-sections dealing with aspects of the production.

  • Behind the Scenes
  • A Game of Pranks
  • Epilogue: Reflections on Game of Thrones

Collector's EditionEdit

The Collector's Edition pack includes a second book: The Storyboards, containing storyboard sequences drawn by Will Simpson. The Storyboard book is also 192 pages long.[4]

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

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