Traditional Epic Fantasy

A Listmania! list by Daniel McHugh
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The list author says: "This is a list of traditional epic fantasies. Novel that will take you away and immerse you in well crafted, alternate universes. These novels are not sorted by sub genre. Who cares about sub genre as long as the story is engaging and the plot riveting?"
Mistborn Trilogy Boxed Set (Mistborn, The Hero of Ages, & The Well of Ascension)
1.  Mistborn Trilogy Boxed Set (Mistborn, The Hero of Ages, & The Well of Ascension) by Brandon Sanderson
The list author says:
  "Sanderson creates a unique vision of near post apocalyptic life upon his ash blasted world. His choice of heroine is insightful and captivating. What teenage female fantasy reader wouldn't want to fly through the air and battle with the strength of ten men?"
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The Belgariad Set, Books 1-5: Pawn of Prophecy, Queen of Sorcery, Magician's Gambit, Castle of Wizardry, & Enchanter's End Game
2.  The Belgariad Set, Books 1-5: Pawn of Prophecy, Queen of Sorcery, Magician's Gambit, Castle of Wizardry, & Enchanter's End Game by David Eddings
The list author says:
  "Eddings crafted a well-paced, plot driven, fantastical journey. The  use of familiar characters (aunt and grandfather) turning out to be so much more has been used many times, but the characters themselves are so appealing and well written that any cliches are easily forgiven. Great storytelling."
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The Sword of Shannara Trilogy
3.  The Sword of Shannara Trilogy by Terry Brooks
The list author says:
  "The quest doesn't take a unique turn here, but the characterization certainly does. Brooks is at his best when populating his world with those characters that are closely connected to his protagonists. The reader invests in so much more than the main character. The reader invests in all the characters."
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The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books 1-3: The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn
4.  The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books 1-3: The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan
The list author says:
  "Forget where Jordan ends up. You cannot deny that the beginning of the ride is quite possibly the best fantasy fun EVER! Every author should be so lucky to start with perfection."
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J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings)
5.  J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The standard for world building. The mythos behind the plot makes Tolkien's story that much more compelling. His story's connectivity is so seamless that the reader barely notices how difficult it must have been to stitch together.  Tolkien is it."
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The Merchant and the Menace (The Seraphinium Book 1)
6.  The Merchant and the Menace (The Seraphinium Book 1) by Daniel McHugh
The list author says:
  "The Seraphinium emulates the epic fantasy listed above. Most closely resembling The Belgariad, The Seraphinium follows the cross world adventure of Kael, the newest Seraph. The series is complex, plot driven and filled with deep characters."
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Chronicles of Narnia Box Set
7.  Chronicles of Narnia Box Set by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Evil not as dark as Tolkien's evil, but just as sinister. Heroes less aware of their place in the struggle. A realm less distinct and a history more vague, but the crisis as palpable and dire. Lewis uses fantasy as a backdrop for his tale of morals. Will his heroes answer their Creator's call?"
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The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 (Chronicles of Amber)
8.  The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 (Chronicles of Amber) by Roger Zelazny
The list author says:
  "Deep and intelligent. A world of its own with so many strings attached to our past."
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