basic guide to good fantasy

A Listmania! list by maria
 
The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
1.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "naturally, top of any list"
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The Colour of Magic: The First  Discworld Novel: 1
2.  The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1 by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "the begining of the discworld"
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Pawn Of Prophecy: Book One Of The Belgariad (The Belgariad (TW))
3.  Pawn Of Prophecy: Book One Of The Belgariad (The Belgariad (TW)) by David Eddings
The list author says:
  "the best of the quests"
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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
4.  The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "sir adams, rest in peace, you made my laugh milk out my nose"
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Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga)
5.  Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga) by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "read faerytale also"
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Legend
6.  Legend by David Gemmell
The list author says:
  "blood drenched heroic fantasy to sound your barbaric "YAWP" to"
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The Princess Bride
7.  The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "very, very funny and oh so romantic!"
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The Redemption of Althalus
8.  The Redemption of Althalus by David Eddings
The list author says:
  "i just love eddings work and this is a fine example"
£12.08   Used & New from: £0.01
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The Hobbit
9.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "central to your fantasy collection"
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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
10.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "politics and battle plans through the eyes of an intriging family"
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Artemis Fowl
11.  Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
The list author says:
  "funnier and funkier than harry potter"
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Sabriel
12.  Sabriel by Garth Nix
The list author says:
  "can't wait for the next installment"
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The Baker's Boy: Book 1 of the Book of Words
13.  The Baker's Boy: Book 1 of the Book of Words by J. V. Jones
The list author says:
  "classic fantasy format, wonderful story brilliantly told"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Neverending Story (Puffin Books)
14.  The Neverending Story (Puffin Books) by Michael Ende
The list author says:
  "buy it in hard back because you'll want to save it for your grandchildren"
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The Reindeer People
15.  The Reindeer People by Megan Lindholm
The list author says:
  "just beautiful"
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Dragonsong (Harper Hall Trilogy)
16.  Dragonsong (Harper Hall Trilogy) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "the first 5 -6 books are great -then the format gets old and a bit boring"
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The Liveship Traders 1: Ship of Magic
17.  The Liveship Traders 1: Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb
The list author says:
  "one of the best writers around, the story sucks you in, mind and soul"
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