'Game of Thrones' Star Narrating 'Art of War' Audiobook (Exclusive Audio)

Aidan Gillen

The Dublin-born actor has been seen in 2012's The Dark Knight Rises and 2014's Cavalry and plays the role of Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish on HBO's Game of Thrones.

This is a book Littlefinger would definitely approve of.

Game of Thrones actor Aiden Gillen has recorded an audiobook version of Sun Tzu's The Art of War, which will be available from Audible March 31.

The ancient Chinese treatise has long been a staple of military education. Attributed to Chinese general Sun Tzu, The Art of War dates back to 6th century B.C. and is divided into 13 chapters, each focusing on a specific aspect of war.

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Gillen's character Petyr Baelish, AKA Littlefinger, is among Game of Thrones' master statisticians, known for planning years ahead of time. If The Art of War existed in the Seven Kingdoms, it would likely be on his book shelf.

Listen to a sample of the audio below, and see how Littlefinger's plans play out when Game of Thrones returns April 12 on HBO.