Great Sci fi/Fantasy Series (In no particular order) Part 1

A Listmania! list by K. Elliott (Wiltshire, UK)
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The Lord of the Rings - illustrated hardback
1.  The Lord of the Rings - illustrated hardback by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "An immense, moving epic full of adventure, courage and triumph in the face of seemingly overwhelming adversity. The model on which nearly all other great works in the genre are based. A classic."
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Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen)
2.  Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen) by Steven Erikson
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  "A new series but  fantastic, hugely detailed with a soaring plot and believable characters in a fascinating, unique world. Very long but fastpaced, exciting and surprising."
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Eye Of Worl (Orbit Books)
3.  Eye Of Worl (Orbit Books) by Robert Jordan
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  "Number 11 in the series is out later this year which says something about the scope and detail of the series and the ambition of the author. Remains good, though lagged a bit"
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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
4.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
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  "A masterpiece. A huge, complicated, bloody storyline against a backdrop of murder, betrayal, incest, war. Constantly surprising in its twists with main characters dropping dead left right and centre."
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Hawkwood's Voyage (Monarchies of God)
5.  Hawkwood's Voyage (Monarchies of God) by Paul Kearney
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  "A bloody tale full of betrayal, religious persecution with a everpresent, overlooked menace closing in whilst an entire continent is riven with strife and soiled with the stench of the pyre."
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Dragon Wing (The Death Gate cycle)
6.  Dragon Wing (The Death Gate cycle) by Margaret Weis
The list author says:
  "Unusual and original setting for a gripping tale of exploration and adventure and the uniting of enemies against a more powerful evil threat to all beings. Uplifting."
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Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga)
7.  Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga) by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "A broad epic spanning a decade of war and grief, magic and mystery. Heroic, well written, quick and entertaining, this is fantastic fare."
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The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves"
8.  The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves" by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "Extremely dark and brooding with a troubled lead character trapped in a world which is to him a nightmare. Beautifully descriptive and complex, a magnificant novel."
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The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: Wounded Land / One Tree / White Gold Wielder
9.  The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: Wounded Land / One Tree / White Gold Wielder by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "As detailed and dark as the first, even wider in scope and ambition. A very good read."
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Battleaxe: Book One of the Axis Trilogy
10.  Battleaxe: Book One of the Axis Trilogy by Sara Douglass
The list author says:
  "A fascinating story with great characters with alliances riven with feuds and resentment whilst fighting a mysterious and terrifying foe."
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Rhapsody: Child of Blood (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
11.  Rhapsody: Child of Blood (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Elizabeth Haydon
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  "Unusual plot but is superb in its uniqueness. A riveting read and brilliant book."
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The Broken God (Requiem for Homo Sapiens)
12.  The Broken God (Requiem for Homo Sapiens) by David Zindell
The list author says:
  "Absolutely fantastic. Different to all others of the genre. Complex, intelligent, huge. Enormously ambitious in the wide scope of the plot and filled with fascinating characters. Among the very best."
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Domes of Fire: Book One of The Tamuli
13.  Domes of Fire: Book One of The Tamuli by David Eddings
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  "Good fun with the acclaimed eddings with likeable characters and simple good vs. evil plot."
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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
14.  The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "Classic and hilarious. Nobody would be able to guess the route of the plot beforehand, i've read it and still can scarcely believe it. Unbelieveable and a must read."
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Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle (Baroque Cycle 1)
15.  Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle (Baroque Cycle 1) by Neal Stephenson
The list author says:
  "Hugely complex and epic in scope this is a long and beautifully written work."
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Pawn Of Prophecy: Book One Of The Belgariad (The Belgariad (TW))
16.  Pawn Of Prophecy: Book One Of The Belgariad (The Belgariad (TW)) by David Eddings
The list author says:
  "He just keeps throwing them out doesen't he. Another good fun series with slightly more complex plot than before. Short and sweet as ever Mr Eddings. (Barring the awful Dreamers sequence)"
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The Sword Of Shannara: Number 1 in series
17.  The Sword Of Shannara: Number 1 in series by Terry Brooks
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  "Good long series, fabulous sprawling plot and an unusual and surprising world. Good stuff."
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Curse of the Mistwraith (The Wars of Light and Shadow, Book 1) (Wars of Light & Shadow)
18.  Curse of the Mistwraith (The Wars of Light and Shadow, Book 1) (Wars of Light & Shadow) by Janny Wurts
The list author says:
  "Magical feuds, bloody warfare and demons this is a good tale of the struggle of two half bothers trapped in an endless struggle caused by a magical geas."
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Night Watch: (Discworld Novel 29) (Discworld Novels)
19.  Night Watch: (Discworld Novel 29) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Anything by Terry Pratchett is a must read. This is simply my favourite and worthy of a place with all of the above."
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Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga)
20.  Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga) by Peter F. Hamilton
The list author says:
  "A huge scope and masterful plotting. Long and detailed Space Opera, simply wonderful."
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Lion Of Senet: The Second Sons Trilogy, Book One
21.  Lion Of Senet: The Second Sons Trilogy, Book One by Jennifer Fallon
The list author says:
  "Clever and entertaining. A thrilling light read, just perfect to relax."
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Black Sun Rising: The Coldfire Trilogy #1
22.  Black Sun Rising: The Coldfire Trilogy #1 by C. S. Friedman
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  "Dark and surprising with shocking twists this a fabulous complex read in a truly fascinating setting."
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The Darkness That Comes Before: Book 1 of the Prince of Nothing
23.  The Darkness That Comes Before: Book 1 of the Prince of Nothing by R. Scott Bakker
The list author says:
  "Ambitious and intelligent, this is not light reading but is pretty good."
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The Stormcaller: The Twilight Reign: Book 1: Book One of the Twilight Reign
24.  The Stormcaller: The Twilight Reign: Book 1: Book One of the Twilight Reign by Tom Lloyd
The list author says:
  "Fast paced with explosive action sequences this has real potential."
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