Author George R.R. Martin is known for his A Song of ice and Fire fantasy book series and HBO’s A Game of Thrones tv show. When he isn’t writing, Martin is often working on his various projects and reading. Keep reading to find out George R.R. Martins’s favorite books!
Before Martin because a household name, he was a writer and a screenwriter before focusing on writing full time. Now, you can’t escape his fantasy world and millions of fans are eagerly awaiting the next book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. You can see Martin’s favorite books below.
George R.R. Martins’s Favorite Books
- The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
- Watership Down by Richard Adams
- The Once and Future King by T.H. White
- Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
- A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
- The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
Classics Dominate the List
There are a bunch of classics on Martin’s list. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien makes sense since it inspired Martin to write A Song of Ice and Fire. Seeing Watership Down by Richard Adams make the list is a welcoming sight. It is a beautiful story that many people forget falls under the fantasy genre.
Other books on the list that are worth mentioning include A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, and A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. These are all great books that everyone should read at least once.
That is all for George R.R. Martins’s favorite books list. What did you think of his list? Let us know in the comments below!
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The man is a genius. Unreal imagination.