Actor Peter Dinklage
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Game of Thrones author: 'I love the intensity of fans'

A Game of Thrones was the beginning of a series of books which have become international best-sellers and an award-winning TV series on US cable network HBO.

Author George R.R. Martin told Mark Lawson on Front Row that he knew his stories would work for television audiences.

He said that fans of his fictional medieval world are now naming their children after his characters.

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