Best fantasy book

Discussion in 'General Books' started by Heinu Sedai, Mar 27, 2004.

  1. Princess Celebmirril

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    Eragon is a pretty good fantasy book it is not on the level of LOTR but it is very interesting.
     
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    Well I havent read many books, but there are 2 that I loved and those were War of the Worlds and The Time Machine.
     
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    Other than Lord of the Rings......... I'm going to have to go with the Magic of Recluse series.
     
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    I forgot to mention Harry Potter
     
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    My favorite fantasy book is probably Guy Gavriel Kay's Tigana. This book is really beautiful and full of details that make it sound authentic (I think the story takes place in Renaissance Italy or something like that?) and I really love the characters. I only wish it would've been longer...
     
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    Tigana was definitely a good read. My own favourite would be The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams, with Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency a close second.
     
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    The Malazan Book of the Fallen and all of its family - excellent, epic stuff. Steven Erikson created a world that works and does so with such grit and realism.
     
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    The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. Easily the most ambitious fantasy book ever written. It's really a shame Tolkien never got the chance to complete it. I can only imagine how much better it would have been if he lived a few years more to finish it.
     
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    My favorite, may not be the BEST fantasy book but so far I've enjoyed all I've read.
    1. Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
    2. WoT by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (brought in to complete the series)
     
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    A Song of Ice and Fire is a clear winner, only a few other works in the genre can keep up and it makes most of the rest actually look bad by comparison.