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A Game of Thrones saga by the numbers (infographic)

A Game of Thrones books by the numbers

A Game of Thrones is the first novel in a popular fantasy saga by George R. R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire. For many readers, the first book is the synonym of the entire series.

The most famous literary series by George R. R. Martin consists of five volumes, out of the seven planned. It’s already one of the longest stories ever told, with about 1,770,000 words!

Electric Literature has put together a handy infographic, Game of Books, that compares A Song of Ice and Fire saga with other great works of literature.

You think War and Peace is a long novel? It’s 3.3 times shorter than the story of Westeros.

Click or tap the infographic to see it in full resolution.

Game of Books - infographic

Via GalleyCat.

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Gifts for modern bookworms in 2023

Based on recommendations from top tech sites and customer reviews.

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Coffee and candle warmer with USB charger

Coffee and candle warmer with USB charger

This innovative little accessory that guarantees your coffee or tea will be always warm. You can also use it to release the scent from your candle without lighting it. Thanks to USB port, you will be able to charge your phone while reading.


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Innovative reading light

Compact and innovative reading light

From a German brand Nachteule comes a clever book light that you attach not to a book but your reading glasses. It’s so light that you can also clip it to your earphones or hair accessories! The built-in battery will let you read 200 pages.


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Hands-free pillow stand

Hands-free pillow stand – great for e-readers and print books

An improved version of a popular Lamicall tablet pillow comes now with a side pocket for a pen or small accessories. The grooves are deep enough to hold a print book. It’s made of durable materials and is available in five fashionable colors.


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