Greatest Fantasy Series of All Time

 

Do you get mesmerized by the Fantasy world like I do? Many critiques say that Fantasy novels doesn’t have any real base to give any morals to Real world. And I have decided to explore this for you. As I am going deep down, I found this world beyond our imagination. And I didn’t even know 1% of it. Salute to these authors and salute to their Imaginations. Whatever it is FANTASY NOVELS have very huge Fans all over the world. They won’t let you keep the book down once you start reading it. And because of us crazy fans, authors have written series over series dedicated to this Fantasy world. I personally am the huge Fan of these books. Here we are giving you the list of all time hit fantasy novels :) Enjoy them!!! And enjoy these Books too



10. Book : The Wheel Of Time
Author : Robert Jordan




The Wheel of Time is a series of epic fantasy novels written by American author James Oliver Rigney, Jr., under the pen name Robert Jordan. Originally planned as a six-book series, The Wheel of Time now spans fourteen volumes, in addition to a prequel novel and a companion book. The Wheel of Time is notable for its length, its detailed imaginary world, its well-developed magic system and a large cast of characters. The eighth through fourteenth books each reached number one on the New York Times Best Seller list.

The Series is as follows :
• The Eye of the World
• The Great Hunt
• The Dragon Reborn
• The Shadow Rising
• The Fires of Heaven
• Lord of Chaos
• A Crown of Swords
• The Path of Daggers
• Winter’s Heart
• Crossroads of Twilight
• Knife of Dreams
• The Gathering Storm
• Towers of Midnight
• A Memory of Light



9. Book : The Dark Tower
Author : Stephen King



The Dark Tower is a series of books written by American author Stephen King, which incorporates themes from multiple genres, including fantasy, science fantasy, horror and western.In the story, Roland Deschain is the last living member of a knightly order known as gunslingers and the last of the line of “Arthur Eld”, his world’s analogue of King Arthur. Politically organized along the lines of a feudal society, it shares technological and social characteristics with the American Old West but is also magical. Many of the magical aspects have vanished from Mid-World, but traces remain as do relics from a technologically advanced society.Roland’s quest is to find the Dark Tower, a fabled building said to be the nexus of all universes. Roland’s world is said to have “moved on”, and it appears to be coming apart at the seams.

The Series is as follows :
• The Gunslinger (1982)
• The Drawing of the Three (1987)
• The Waste Lands (1991)
• Wizard and Glass (1997)
• Wolves of the Calla (2003)
• Song of Susannah (2004)
• The Dark Tower (2004)
• The Wind Through the Keyhole (2012)


8. Book : The Farseer Trilogy
Author : Robin Hobb


The Farseer Trilogy follows the life of FitzChivalry Farseer (Fitz), a trained assassin, in a kingdom called The Six Duchies while his uncle, Prince Verity, attempts to wage war on the Red-Ship Raiders from The OutIslands who are attacking the shores of the kingdom by turning the people of the Six Duchies into Forged ones; a form of zombification which makes them emotionless. Meanwhile Prince Regal’s jealousy and the indulgence of his own selfish whims threatens to destroy Six Duchies.

The Series is as follows :
• Assassin’s Apprentice (1995)
• Royal Assassin (1996)
• Assassin’s Quest (1997)


7. Book : Discworld
Author : Terry Pratchett


Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English writer Terry Pratchett, set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle, Great A’Tuin. Since the first novel, The Colour of Magic (1983), 39 Discworld novels have been published as of September 2011. The Discworld novels contain common themes such as fairy tales, witch and vampire stories and so on. To a greater or lesser degree, Discworld stories stand alone as independent works set in the same fantasy universe. However, a number of novels and stories can be grouped together into grand story arcs dealing with a set number of characters and events

The Series is as follows :

• The Colour of Magic
• The Light Fantastic
• Equal Rites
• Mort
• Sourcery
• Wyrd Sisters
• Pyramids
• Guards! Guards!
• Eric
• Moving Pictures
• Reaper Man
• Witches Abroad
• Small Gods
• Lords and Ladies
• Men At Arms
• Soul Music
• Interesting Times
• Maskerade
• Feet of Clay
• Hogfather
• Jingo
• The Last Continent
• Carpe Jugulum
• The Fifth Elephant
• The Truth
• Thief of Time
• The Last Hero
• The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
• Night Watch
• The Wee Free Men
• Monstrous Regiment
• A Hat Full of Sky
• Going Postal
• Thud!
• Wintersmith
• Making Money
• Unseen Academicals
• I Shall Wear Midnight
• Snuff


6. Book : Earthsea
Author : Ursula K. Le Guin



Earthsea is a fictional realm originally created by Ursula K. Le Guin for her short story “The Word of Unbinding”, published in 1964. Earthsea became the setting for a further six books. The world of Earthsea is one of sea and islands: a vast archipelago of hundreds of islands surrounded by mostly uncharted ocean.



The Series is as follows :
• A Wizard of Earthsea
• The Tombs of Atuan
• The Farthest Shore
• Tehanu
• Tales from Earthsea
• The Other Wind


5. Book : Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn
Author : Tad Williams


Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn is Tad Williams’s epic fantasy trilogy. The books are set on the continent of Osten Ard, whose inhabitants include Sithi (elf-like immortals), Qanuc (troll-like mountain-dwellers), and other races, as well as several distinct human nations. The youthful conquests of King John the Presbyter (also called Prester John) united most of the human world into a single realm, but by the beginning of the first book, the former conqueror is too old and feeble to stop his sons from quarrelling. As the conflict widens throughout their world and beyond, a young orphan struggles to understand enough of it to survive.

The Series is as follows :
• The Dragonbone Chair
• Stone of Farewell
• To Green Angel Tower.



4. Book : Harry Potter
Author : J. K. Rowling



Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. The books chronicle the adventures of a wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry’s quest to overcome the Dark wizard Lord Voldemort, whose aims are to become immortal, conquer the wizarding world, subjugate non-magical people, and destroy all those who stand in his way, especially Harry Potter.
The Series is as follows :
• Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
• Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
• Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
• Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
• Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
• Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
• Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows



3. Book : Lord of the Rings
Author : J.R.R. Tolkien



The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien’s 1937 children’s fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II. It is the second best-selling novel ever written, with over 150 million copies sold. The title of the novel refers to the story’s main antagonist, the Dark Lord Sauron,who had in an earlier age created the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power as the ultimate weapon in his campaign to conquer and rule all of Middle-earth. From quiet beginnings in the Shire, a Hobbit land not unlike the English countryside, the story ranges across north-west Middle-earth, following the course of the War of the Ring through the eyes of its characters, notably the hobbits Frodo Baggins, Samwise “Sam” Gamgee, Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck and Peregrin “Pippin” Took.



The Series is as follows :
• The Fellowship of the Ring
• The Two Towers
• The Return of the King



2. Book : The Book of the New Sun
Author : Gene Wolfe





The Book of the New Sun is a series of four science fantasy novels or one four-volume novel by the American author Gene Wolfe. The tetralogy chronicles the journey and ascent to power of Severian, a disgraced journeyman torturer who becomes Autarch, the one ruler of the free world. It is a first-person narrative, ostensibly translated by Wolfe into contemporary English, set in the distant future when the Sun has dimmed and Earth is cooler.
The Series is as follows :
• The Shadow of the Torturer
• The Claw of the Conciliator
• The Sword of the Lictor
• The Citadel of the Autarch



1. Book : A Song of Ice and Fire
Author : George R. R. Martin



A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels written by American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. Martin. The story of A Song of Ice and Fire takes place on the fictional continents Westeros and Essos, with a history of thousands of years. The series is told in the third person by point of view (POV) characters. Drawing inspiration from historical events such as the English period of the Wars of the Roses, Martin defied the conventions of the high fantasy genre.
The Series is as follows :
• A Game of Thrones
• A Clash of Kings
• A Storm of Swords
• A Feast for Crows
• A Dance with Dragons
• The Winds of Winter
• A Dream of Spring







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