Fantasy masterpieces -  good enough to read again & again

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The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves"
1.  The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves" by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "My first foray into fantasy books over 20 years ago and still standing the test of time.  i've bought at least 4 copies of this book and will probably read it every 5 years for the rest of my life."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga)
2.  Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga) by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "A breathtaking debut and the first book spawning dozens of others (many quietly suggest Feist should have stopped after this series).  After reading this you have 5 or 6 more in the same vein to enjoy"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (518 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Many-coloured Land (The Saga of the Exiles)
3.  The Many-coloured Land (The Saga of the Exiles) by Julian May
The list author says:
  "Another extraordinary book - original and epic  spawning another 8 books in the same vein - can't believe it's out of print!! Buy it if you find it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Daughter of the Empire
4.  Daughter of the Empire by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "Stunning! stunning! stunning!  A great series with, unusually, a woman as the main character.  Read it and weep."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Jack the Bodiless (The Galactic Milieu Trilogy)
5.  Jack the Bodiless (The Galactic Milieu Trilogy) by Julian May
The list author says:
  "Fiercely original, massively broad in scope.  Another series to read and read and read again."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Novice: Book 2 of the Black Magician (Black Magician Trilogy)
6.  The Novice: Book 2 of the Black Magician (Black Magician Trilogy) by Trudi Canavan
The list author says:
  "In recent years I've found it hard to find books that match the originality and scope of my favourites (see above).  This is one"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (194 customer reviews)

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The Black Jewels Trilogy
7.  The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop
The list author says:
  "Don't read the review, don't read anything else, just read the book."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Harry Potter (5 Volumes set)
8.  Harry Potter (5 Volumes set) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "I know it's for kids, I know it's not the best written book in the world - but look me in the eye and tell me you don't wish you were a pupil at Hogwarts"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Deryni Rising
9.  Deryni Rising by Katherine Kurtz
The list author says:
  "A book I picked in a remainder store and then went and bought everything else she'd written.  Mixing magic with religion - it's  a heady brew - drink deep!!"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Once and Future King
10.  The Once and Future King by T. H. White
The list author says:
  "Last but not least...  a classic - a joy to read"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

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