Epic. That’s the word that pops up in one’s mind after the first thought about famous George Martin’s series "A Song of Ice and Fire”. Fantastic in their scope novels about Westeros impress the readers with realistic descriptions of merely everything and with detailed portrayal of the characters’ development. Everything began in 1991, when American writer George Martin started a book called "A Game of Thrones”. He was inspired by both European history, especially the War of Roses in England, and by classic epic fantasy, "Lord of the Rings” in the first place. "A Game of Thrones” was first published in 1996 and was soon acknowledged by the majority of critics. Every chapter of the novel represents a unique point of view of the main characters and the story is like a kaleidoscope of events and emotions. Overall, "A Game of Thrones” is a novel about the fight for the Iron Throne of Westeros between major noble families of the kingdom. Each of them has its strengths and weaknesses, but only one is to win. Audiobook "A Game of Thrones” brings you in the middle of the whirlpool of power, honor, treachery and cunning, so be prepared to listen online to it and be astonished.