How Game of Thrones Will End: The History, Politics, and Pop Culture Driving the Show to its Finish [NOOK Book]

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As many know, Game of Thrones takes its story from many influences: the War of the Roses, Catherine de Medici, Norse and Celtic myth as well as medieval ballads. Modern readers find parallels with politics, the corporate world, and conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan. Will the story end like Lord of the Rings or completely invert it? How about King Arthur? Pop culture and parody author Valerie Estelle Frankel examines the sources and predicts a Game of Thrones ending for each one. What will the Ragnarok ending ...

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How Game of Thrones Will End: The History, Politics, and Pop Culture Driving the Show to its Finish

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Overview



As many know, Game of Thrones takes its story from many influences: the War of the Roses, Catherine de Medici, Norse and Celtic myth as well as medieval ballads. Modern readers find parallels with politics, the corporate world, and conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan. Will the story end like Lord of the Rings or completely invert it? How about King Arthur? Pop culture and parody author Valerie Estelle Frankel examines the sources and predicts a Game of Thrones ending for each one. What will the Ragnarok ending look like? Or the Narnia ending? Who will live, who will die, and how goofy can the war of ice and fire possibly get?


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781632957214
  • Publisher: Thought Catalog
  • Publication date: 5/30/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 373,841
  • File size: 6 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2014

    If you love fantasy stories and history, this is the perfect boo

    If you love fantasy stories and history, this is the perfect book. Frankel goes through several scenarios for GoT endings if they follow a particular history or story line. 
    For example, first we get a summary of Norse mythology including how George R. R. Martin has pulled various aspects of Norse myth into his novels, and then Frankel playfully describes what a "Norse" ending would look like in the GoT world.

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