The Science Of Game Of Thrones: From The Genetics Of Royal Incest To The Chemistry Of Death By…

Hardcover | October 25, 2016

byHelen Keen

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A myth-busting, jaw-dropping, fun-filled tour through the science ofyour favorite fantastical world.

Award-winning comedian and popular-science writer Helen Keen uncovers the astounding science behind the mystical, blood-soaked world ofGame of Thrones, answering questions like: Is it possible to crush a person's head with your bare hands? What really happens when royal families interbreed? Does Cersei have Borderline Personality Disorder? What curious medical disorder does Hodor suffer from? And more.

Join Keen as she investigates wildfire, ice walls, face transplants, and every wild feature of Westeros and beyond, revealing a magical world that may be closer to our own than we think.The Science of Game of Thronesis the ultimate guide to the epic series as well as the perfect gift for science-lovers and fans. So pour yourself a bowl of brown, climb on your beast of burden, and prepare yourself to see the Seven Kingdoms as you have never seen them before.



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A myth-busting, jaw-dropping, fun-filled tour through the science ofyour favorite fantastical world.Award-winning comedian and popular-science writer Helen Keen uncovers the astounding science behind the mystical, blood-soaked world ofGame of Thrones, answering questions like: Is it possible to crush a person's head with your bare hand...

Helen Keenis an award-winning comedy writer and performer. Her first solo stand up show,It Is Rocket Sciencewas picked up by BBC Radio 4, won the 2013 WISE Media Award and was shortlisted for the 2014 Writers' Guild Award for Best Radio Comedy.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 1 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316315834

ISBN - 13:9780316315838

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"You could call it the mad scientist's guide to Westeros . . . a humorous look back at English medieval discoveries that make their way into the popular fantasy HBO series and books. Perfect for 'GoT'' fans looking to pass the time until the next season."-The New York Post