My Ultimate Sci Fi / Fantasy books

A Listmania! list by Mrs. Samantha Waite "samwalker54321" (UK)
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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:
  "Absolute brilliance - a very intense trilogy.  Everybody should be forced to read this."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: Wounded Land / One Tree / White Gold Wielder
2.  The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: Wounded Land / One Tree / White Gold Wielder by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "A fantastic, intelligent writer.  Very dark and very thought provoking."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Legend
3.  Legend by David Gemmell
The list author says:
  "A great British author and if you are starting to explore classic heroic fantasy you really couldn't do better than giving this a go."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

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Waylander II: In The Realm of the Wolf
4.  Waylander II: In The Realm of the Wolf by David Gemmell
The list author says:
  "Great book, part of the Drenai series which deserves credit."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Morningstar
5.  Morningstar by David Gemmell
The list author says:
  "A classic, stand-alone story.  One of the very first Fantasy novels I ever read back when I was a gawky teenager.  A great book to start out on."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

The Mists of Avalon (Mists of Avalon 1)
6.  The Mists of Avalon (Mists of Avalon 1) by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The list author says:
  "Epic epic epic.  I love this book.  It is part of a  larger series which I haven't yet read."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Eragon: Book One (The Inheritance cycle)
7.  Eragon: Book One (The Inheritance cycle) by Christopher Paolini
The list author says:
  "OK its more for the kids but respect is due.  Can't believe was written by a 15 year old!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (342 customer reviews)

Wizard's First Rule: Book 1: The Sword Of Truth Series: Wizard's First Rule Bk.1
8.  Wizard's First Rule: Book 1: The Sword Of Truth Series: Wizard's First Rule Bk.1 by Terry Goodkind
The list author says:
  "Another smashing read.  It is part of a much larger series which sadly totally loses it in the last few books but this first one works brilliantly as a stand alone novel."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (226 customer reviews)

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Daughter of the Empire
9.  Daughter of the Empire by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "The first of a great trilogy, it has giant ants in it.  What more could you possibly want?"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

The Gap Series (1) - The Real Story
10.  The Gap Series (1) - The Real Story by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "The first of a truly grand series by the mighty Donaldson.  Harsh stuff but utterly compelling."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004)
11.  The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "I couldn't leave this one out."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,174 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
12.  The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Super Duper lovely books.   OK the last one goes a bit Revelations but I can forgive that."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (344 customer reviews)

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The Neverending Story
13.  The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
The list author says:
  "Seen the film?  This is the book it was based on.  It rocks."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1)
14.  Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "I have a hankering for the occassional Potter, I must admit.  Can't be bothered to list all of them here but anyway, this was always my favourite."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,620 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
15.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Very clever writing, big thumbs up."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (817 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
16.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "The first of a very gripping, epic, earthy series of novels - 'A song of Ice and Fire'"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,210 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books)
17.  The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books) by Susan Cooper
The list author says:
  "I am on book four of this series at the moment and I wish that I had discovered this series sooner!  I would have loved this as a child and I still think it is a good read now."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Last Unicorn
18.  The Last Unicorn by Peter S Beagle
The list author says:
  "Not as cheesy and saccharine as you might imagine from the title, I found it surprisingly dark and grown up, and wonderfully descriptive"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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