The Guardian recently had this interesting essay which began with a question, “Where and When Are George R R Martin’s Game of Thrones Novels Set?”
What follows is an interesting look at setting and how it has bee used in Epic Fantasy over time. Since Fantasy as a genre is most often characterized by and enjoy because of its world building, this essay is a must read for fans of fantasy and any of you who ever help a fantasy reader...which would be everybody.
With Game of Thrones about to begin another season on HBO, reading this essay today will give you a leg up on the patrons coming in with epic fantasy related questions.
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