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'Game of Thrones': The war between books and show

Published May 19, 2014 8:59 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

"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."

See the full story at http://www.mercurynews.com/tv/ci_25700188/game-thrones-war-between-books-and-show.