Discussion in 'General Books' started by Heinu Sedai, Mar 27, 2004.
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman is my number one.
Guy Gavriel Kay has a brand new book, just published in case you didn't know. It's called Last Light of the Sun.
I haven't read a lot of his books *actually only half of one* but I I absolutely heart terry pratchett's fantasy books i'm reading lords and ladys right now.
My favourite is definately Feist I'm quite possibly biased though; I read his stuff before I ever touched JRRT, who would probably be my second favourite.
Hands down The Wheel of Time, followed by Tolkien's works, and then Raymod E. Feist's.
the best fantasy book is without a doubt "riddlemaster" trilogy (in one book now) by patricia mc'kilip.
amazing, touching, the best ever.
Really? Oo must got check it out! If only I had spare time to actually read.
I am currently reading Eragon, which is awsome. The guy started when he was 15, and finshed when he was 19 in 2003. He has invented a entire list of spells and stuff. So actually I think, in my opinion, competes very well against LotR.
Well I love LOTR but my first set of books I read was Feists Magician series and got hooked, that whole series, and there are now alot of them. But these books are what got me into the genre so they are stuck in my mind. But I have alot of favourite authors. Its where the writer can transport your mind that is important, how you feel when events unfold before your eyes.
wot or lotr for me. i actually like wot a bit more.
*is a nerd*
The best fantasy series for me has got to be the Drenai tales by David Gemmel. When you read them you really begin to get involved with the character, thier ethics, personality and personal motivations. When you feel envolved with a book in this way you know it is a good read.
Wheel of Time
(havent read any but i heard that they were the best)
(But don't get Radagast started on that subject, he won't stop. )
The best series if you ask me !
im sorry but George R.R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' takes the cake for me. LOTR was the original, but the first basketball player ever isnt better than Michael Jordan.
George R.R. Martin
Wheel of Time
any order of those in the top 3 i cant argue. i can understand LOTR being ranked #1 simply because GRRM isnt done yet.
I'd also put in another vote for John Crowley's works. Little Big is the most amazing magical realism novel I've ever read.
I think im gonna read some George R.R Martin books when WoT is said and done. It sounds interesting, ive heard lots of good things...
Me too EMT. I have heard lots of good reviews about it.
I agree with whoever mentioned G.R.R. Martin. I'm not sure whether to place Martin or Tolkien on the top since it varies a bit what I feel like, but right now Martin's the best.
Jordan may be a talented author, and those books I've read by him have been pretty decent, but (IMO) Martin beats him.
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