Top Fantasty books and series

A Listmania! list by Harald Natvik (Norway)
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The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastards Book 1)
1.  The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastards Book 1) by Scott Lynch
The list author says:
  "Scott Lynch's "Gentleman Bastards" series is one of the greats. The first novel is amazing, but the second one is even better. A must for everyone"
£5.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (298 customer reviews)

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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
2.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "George RR Martin's series "A Song of Ice and Fire" is great. Can't wait for HBO to release the series on the 17th of April. Amazing characters: people actually die"
£2.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,908 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing Book 1)
3.  The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing Book 1) by R. Scott Bakker
The list author says:
  "R Scott Bakker's series is truly a masterpiece. You really get into the heads of several of the characters, including one of the most interesting characters in Fantasty: Kellhus"
£5.04
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

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House Of Chains: Malazan Book Of The Fallen 4 (The Malazan Book Of The Fallen)
4.  House Of Chains: Malazan Book Of The Fallen 4 (The Malazan Book Of The Fallen) by Steven Erikson
The list author says:
  "Steven Erikson's series is perhaps the best of the lot. So complex, so huge, so well written and so out of this world."
£5.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

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Best Served Cold
5.  Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie BA
The list author says:
  "Abercrombie's characters are fascinating and the plot is great. I would say that the new triology is even better than the first."
£7.49   Used & New from: £1.87
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (193 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle)
6.  The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle) by Patrick Rothfuss
The list author says:
  "Ruthfuss' series is looking promising. Great plot and he writes well. I love the way the main characters tells his story."
£6.29   Used & New from: £2.47
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (639 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Retribution Falls: Tales of the Ketty Jay (Tales of the Ketty Jay 1)
7.  Retribution Falls: Tales of the Ketty Jay (Tales of the Ketty Jay 1) by Chris Wooding BA
The list author says:
  "Great new series from Wooding. The characters and how he writes reminds me of Scott Lynch. Great work"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Painted Man (The Demon Cycle, Book 1): 1/3 (Demon Cycle 1)
8.  The Painted Man (The Demon Cycle, Book 1): 1/3 (Demon Cycle 1) by Peter V. Brett
The list author says:
  "Peter V Brett's series is only getting better and better."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (441 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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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
9.  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:
  "Robert Jordan deserved a lot of credit for what he has done to the gengre. Introduced me to the modern fantasy world"
Used & New from: £7.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, Book 2) (Conqueror 2)
10.  Lords of the Bow (Conqueror, Book 2) (Conqueror 2) by Conn Iggulden
The list author says:
  "History-fiction, but as good as it will ever get. Iggulden is a master"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Master And Fool: Book 3 of the Book of Words
11.  Master And Fool: Book 3 of the Book of Words by J. V. Jones
The list author says:
  "J.V Jones' series is quite well written and entertaining. It's not a complex story and not very fascinating, but a good read."
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Left Hand of God
12.  The Left Hand of God by Paul Hoffman
The list author says:
  "This series starts of quite good, but it is not complex enough. Well written though"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (248 customer reviews)

The Way of Kings: The Stormlight Archive Book One
13.  The Way of Kings: The Stormlight Archive Book One by Brandon Sanderson
The list author says:
  "Sanderson's series is looking promising. A bit too few characters to my liking, but it improves all the time and the plot is good."
Used & New from: £24.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (267 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Assassin's Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy - Book 1): 1/3
14.  Assassin's Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy - Book 1): 1/3 by Robin Hobb
The list author says:
  "Hobb's many books are well written and entertaining, but not very complex and too few characters"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (685 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga)
15.  Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga) by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "Well written and entertaining, but as with many others: lacks complexity and layers to the characters"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (507 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Magician's Apprentice (Black Magician Trilogy)
16.  The Magician's Apprentice (Black Magician Trilogy) by Trudi Canavan
The list author says:
  "As with Hobb, Feist and Jones: well written and lots of magic"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

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Discussion Replies Latest Post
Page Difference 1 23 Apr 2014
Do not buy Kindle version! 39 28 Mar 2014
Is there life after Hobb? 21 6 Nov 2013
Kindle edition updated - Errors fixed, maps included 3 8 Jun 2013
Hands Up All Those Who Think Kvothe Is A Total Git 19 5 Jan 2013
Fantasy help for 20 year old girl 15 5 Jan 2013
Number of Pages (801 or 674) 0 16 Nov 2012
Will George RR Martin die before he finishes ASoIaF? 0 6 Oct 2012
Book 3 0 28 May 2012
Need new input. Nicholas Flammel style 1 26 Apr 2012
Why is this is in Science Fiction? 2 10 Apr 2012
lookin new series, male leads........any recommendations 0 28 Feb 2012
 
   

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