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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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