Random House announces the release of “A Game of Thrones” on iBooks

On the eve of 20th anniversary of George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book, A Game of Thrones: Enhanced Edition is available exclusively on iBooks. This enhanced eBook-available exclusively on iBooks for iPhone, iPad and Mac.

With A Game of Thrones: Enhanced Edition, readers can delve deeper into the history of some of the great houses of Westeros and stay on top of the epic storylines through interactive character maps, detailed annotations, glossary terms, house summaries and more.

In a statement, Martin called digital books “an amazing next step in the world of books.” He said, “Anything that confuses you, anything you want to know more about, it’s right there at your fingertips.”

Each of the five titles in the series has a new watercolor cover, and includes more illustrations embedded in the text. Interactive character-specific maps start each chapter, detailing the surroundings of that section of the book. In addition, readers will also get an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the long-awaited sixth book in the series.

Book One of the Enhanced Edition of Game of Thrones is available for purchase today for $8.99 in English.  The Enhanced Edition will allow die-hard Game of Thrones fans to have an interactive experience, one that aims to make the notoriously complex stories a little easier to follow.

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