Not only does each book run upwards of 700 pages, but fans are still waiting for the upcoming sixth novel, The Winds of Winter, to this day.
The showrunner’s departure from the planned narrative in the books has been noted as one of the biggest factors contributing to the disappointment of the more recent seasons.
After last year’s controversial finale, it’s hoped the final entries in Martin’s series will bring the fantasy saga to a more satisfying close.
Game of Thrones is available to stream on Now TV.
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