Hailed as the reigning king of the anthology world by Barnes & Noble. com, he has been nominated for the World Fantasy and Hugo awards.
The book clocks in at over 600 pages not just because it’s very difficult to tell short epic stories (though some of these authors do manage to pull it off) but because here the authors are not just telling epic legends, they are legends in and of themselves .
There is a sickness in the land. Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicle), and more. Return again to lands you’ve loved or visit magical new worlds.
John Joseph Adams, George R. R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss. From the creation myths and quest sagas of ancient times to the megapopular fantasy novels of today, this quintessential anthology of epic fantasy is adventurous storytelling at its best. With rich and vibrant world building, readers are transported to antiquated realms to witness noble sacrifices and astonishing wonders.
Paolo Bacigalupi - The Alchemist. Homecoming by Robin Hobb is an excellent start to this anthology and one of my favourite stories. Orson Scott Card - Sandmagic. Patrick Rothfuss - The Road to Levinshir. Brandon Sanderson - Rysn. The story is set in the Rain Wilds and is a story of survival as told through the pages of a diary.
Epic fantasy is storytelling at its biggest and best.
Similar books to Epic: Legends of Fantasy (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn). Epic fantasy is storytelling at its biggest and best. From the creation myths and quest sagas of ancient times to the mega-popular fantasy novels of today, these are the stories that express our greatest hopes and fears, that create worlds so rich we long to return to them again and again, and that inspire us with their timeless values of courage and friendship in the face of ultimate evil-tales that.
Epic: Legends of Fantasy. Epic fantasy is storytelling at its biggest and best George R R Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, Robin Hobb, Paolo Bacigalupi. Tachyon Publications, 2012. George R R Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, Robin Hobb, Paolo Bacigalupi.
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Mystery, romance, intrigue, and adventure leap from the pages of these sagas