Top-Rate Fantasy Novels

A Listmania! list by Alan D. Smith (York, UK)
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Perdido Street Station
1.  Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
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  "Imaginative, engaging, masterfully crafted story of a scientist's attempt to fix a horrible mistake."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

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The Scar
2.  The Scar by China Mieville
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  "Easily as good as Perdido Street Station, with an even better ending; the city of Armada is unique, and its story is a must-read."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
3.  Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
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  "Promising first work from author Susanna Clarke, with an interesting style and engaging story."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (422 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Deadhouse Gates (Book 2 of The Malazan Book of the Fallen)
4.  Deadhouse Gates (Book 2 of The Malazan Book of the Fallen) by Steven Erikson
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  "The story of the Chain of Dogs alone is enough to make reading this worthwhile - exciting, funny, and in the end, tragic."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Memories of Ice (Book 3 of The Malazan Book of the Fallen)
5.  Memories of Ice (Book 3 of The Malazan Book of the Fallen) by Steven Erikson
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  "Third novel in the impressive Malazan Book of the Fallen series. A taste of real epic fantasy with all the elements of humour and sword and sorcery usually present in Erikson's work."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

The Darkness That Comes Before (Prince of Nothing)
6.  The Darkness That Comes Before (Prince of Nothing) by R. Scott Bakker
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  "A sign of things to come. The first work in Bakker's Prince of Nothing series, The Darkness That Comes Before is a brilliant example of the modern epic fantasy."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
7.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
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  "Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire is probably one of the best ongoing fantasy series there is at this moment in time."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,439 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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