‘Game of Thrones’: The war between books and show
Published: May 19, 2014 08:59AM
Updated: May 17, 2014 01:01AM
Courtesy photo Jack Gleeson in "Game of Thrones."

“But that’s not how it happened in the book.”

Sound familiar? That mantra has been bandied about quite often in recent years as television increasingly plumbs — not always religiously — popular tomes for source material.

Nowhere is that tug-of-war more intense than with HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

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