Most Game of Thrones cast members have not read the books.
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Game of Thrones!
Stashed in: Books!
They don't want to know their characters' futures!
Boy will some of them be surprised in season 3...
The wolves and lions man....
Show > Book
Show has $$ and time constraints; eschews material that bogs down the books.
I agree, the show has better writing and editing.
Right now it looks like there's enough material in book 3 to last two TV seasons. Wow!
This show could end up having a ten year run!
That would be fine. Such a great show I'd enjoy it. :)
True; many would-be fans don't have HBO.
Someday we'll be able to buy HBO GO a la carte.
Till then, there's iTunes and DVDs.