Classic and New Best Fantasy Novels

A Listmania! list by Carlos Camacho (Takamatsu, Kagawa Japan)
 
The Anvil of the World
1.  The Anvil of the World by Kage Baker
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  "This is a book filled with intrigue, romance, sudden violence, and moments of emotional impact, and a cast of charming characters."
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Paladin of Souls: A Novel
2.  Paladin of Souls: A Novel by Lois McMaster Bujold
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  "This engaging installment of Chalion's mythical history whets the appetite for new marvels yet to come."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)

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The Crystal City (Tales of Alvin Maker, Book 6)
3.  The Crystal City (Tales of Alvin Maker, Book 6) by Orson Scott Card
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  "Using the lore and the folk-magic of the men and women who settled North America, Orson Scott Card has created an alternate world where magic works."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Fool's Fate (The Tawny Man, Book 3)
4.  Fool's Fate (The Tawny Man, Book 3) by Robin Hobb
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  "Rife with boundless adventure and unforgettable characters, Fool's Fate is destined to become a classic of the genre."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (454 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Briar King (Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Book 1)
5.  The Briar King (Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Book 1) by J. Gregory Keyes
The list author says:
  "Latest elegant entry into the world of high fantasy, lays the groundwork for what promises to be a mesmerizing four-book series--the Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Mortal Suns
6.  Mortal Suns by Tanith Lee
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  "Epic in scope and thrilling in detail, Mortal Suns is set in the corridors of power in the mythical kingdom of Akhemony, which calls up the world of Ancient Greece."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Light Ages
7.  The Light Ages by Ian R. MacLeod
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  "In a bleak and gritty England, in a fantastical Age of Industry, the wealth that comes from magic is both revered and reviled."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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In the Forests of Serre (Mckillip, Patricia a)
8.  In the Forests of Serre (Mckillip, Patricia a) by Patricia A. McKillip
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  "In her beautifully written novel In the Forests of Serre, McKillip again demonstrates her intimate understanding of the mysteries of magic and the human heart."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing, Book 1)
9.  The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing, Book 1) by R. Scott Bakker
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  "This novel has a fully realized world, plausible situations, magic that makes sense within the context of the world, half a dozen very interesting characters, skillful writing and brilliant pacing."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (204 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Dragons of Autumn Twilight (Dragonlance Chronicles, Volume I)
10.  Dragons of Autumn Twilight (Dragonlance Chronicles, Volume I) by Margaret Weis
The list author says:
  "The first volume in the Dragonlance Chronicles series, this classic from Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman started it all for Krynn, eventually spawning a bestselling 90-plus book series."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (579 customer reviews)

J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings)
11.  J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "This four volume, deluxe paperback boxed set contains J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterworks THE HOBBIT and the three volumes of THE LORD OF THE RINGS."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,604 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1)
12.  The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) by Robert Jordan
The list author says:
  "This richly detailed fantasy presents a fully realized, complex adventure which will appeal to fans of classic quests. Recommended!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,522 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Sword of Shannara
13.  The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
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  "A great fantasy series that won't let you down."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (701 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth, Book 1)
14.  Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth, Book 1) by Terry Goodkind
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  "This is the beginning. One book. One Rule. Witness the birth of a legend."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,370 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Dragonbone Chair: Book One of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn
15.  The Dragonbone Chair: Book One of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn by Tad Williams
The list author says:
  "The author of Tailchaser's Song draws on many mythologies for the background of his fantasy epic, creating a solid story spiced with political intrigue & strong, appealing heroes. Highly recommended!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (380 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad)
16.  Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad) by David Eddings
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  "Exactly the kind of fantasy I like. It has magic, adventure, humor, mystery, and a certain delightful human insight."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (599 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Guardians of the West (The Malloreon, Book 1)
17.  Guardians of the West (The Malloreon, Book 1) by David Eddings
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  "A sequel to THE BELGARIAD (series above.)"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Elric of Melnibone 1
18.  Elric of Melnibone 1 by Michael Moorcock
The list author says:
  "Elric of Melnibon Eis a requisite title in the hard fantasy canon, a book no fantasy fan should leave unread."
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