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Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon

Inside the Creation of a Targaryen Dynasty

Published by Insight Editions
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Witness the genesis of a Targaryen dynasty with this deluxe book that explores the creation of HBO’s hit series House of the Dragon.


Based on visionary author George R. R. Martin’s book Fire & Blood, House of the Dragon charts the earth-shattering events that led to the fall of Westeros’s most powerful family, House Targaryen. Brought to the screen by showrunners Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik, the ambitious prequel series required a striking new vision that would transport viewers back in time, two centuries before the events of Game of Thrones. With unparalleled access to the show’s cast and crew, including Condal, Sapochnik, and Martin, this book tells the incredible story of their creative journey, from the initial script-writing process to the epic international shoot. Illustrated with a remarkable wealth of concept art, on-set photography, and other key visuals, this is the ultimate companion to House of the Dragon and a must-have for fans.

EXCLUSIVE ACCESS: Go behind the scenes of House of the Dragon and discover exclusive insights and secrets from the show’s ambitious shoot.

REVEALING INTERVIEWS: Go behind the scenes of House of the Dragon through in-depth interviews with showrunners Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik, creator George R. R. Martin, and the incredible cast including Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Milly Alcock, and Emily Carey.

STUNNING IMAGERY: Explore a treasure trove of never-before-seen images, including concept designs for the show’s dragons, locations, and costumes, plus candid on-set photos.

OFFICIALLY LICENSED: The only officially licensed making-of book for HBO‘s House of the Dragon.

COMPLETE YOUR COLLECTION: House of the Dragon: Inside the Creation of a Targaryen Dynasty is the perfect companion to The Art of Game of Thrones and Game of Thrones: The Costumes, also published by Insight Editions.

About The Author

Gina McIntyre is the New York Times best-selling author of Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down. Other award-winning books include Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled TimesStar Wars Icons: Han SoloGame of Thrones: The Costumes and more. A longtime entertainment journalist, her work has appeared in the Los Angeles TimesEntertainment Weekly and The Hollywood Reporter.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Insight Editions (January 31, 2023)
  • Length: 248 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781647225285

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