List of high fantasy fiction

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This list contains a variety of examples of high fantasy fiction. The list is ordered alphabetically by author or originator's last name.

 

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  1. ^ a b "The 30 Best Fantasy Book Series of All Time". pastemagazine.com. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Discovering Your "Brand" of Fantasy - The Hub". ala.org. April 3, 2013. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Hunt, Peter (August 2, 2004). "International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature". Routledge. Retrieved March 19, 2018 – via Google Books. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Sinclair, Frances (2008). Fantasy Fiction. Riveting Reads Plus. School Library Association. ISBN 9781903446461. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Dozois, Gardner (1997). "Preface". Modern Classics of Fantasy. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. xvi–xvii. ISBN 031215173X. 
  6. ^ "Fiction Book Review: The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett, Author . Del Rey $25 (416p) ISBN 978-0-345-50380-0". Publishers Weekly. March 12, 2009. Retrieved March 28, 2018. Brett's debut builds slowly and grimly on a classic high fantasy framework of black-and-white morality and bloodshed. 
  7. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Fortress of Owls by C. J. Cherryh, Author HarperPrism $24 (406p) ISBN 978-0-06-105054-1". Publishers Weekly. January 4, 1999. Retrieved March 28, 2018. Tristen, a young man summoned and ""shaped"" into the world by the wizard Mauryl in Fortress in the Eye of Time (1995) takes up, in the third book of this high fantasy series, 
  8. ^ "Water Sleeps - Glen Cook - Macmillan". macmillan.com. Retrieved March 28, 2018. 
  9. ^ Lake, Jay (March 28, 2018). "Trial of Flowers: A Novel of the City Imperishable". Night Shade Books. Retrieved March 28, 2018 – via Google Books. 
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  11. ^ Gunn, James E. (2013). Paratexts: Introductions to science fiction and fantasy. Lanham: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 123. ISBN 9780810891227. Stephen R. Donaldson's Lord Foul's Bane is a High Fantasy that is often compared with Tolkien's Lord of the Rings ... but Donaldson's approach to his Secondary World, the Land, differs in remarkable ways 
  12. ^ "Fiction Book Review: ENCHANTER: Book Two of the Wayfarer Redemption by Sara Douglass, Author . Tor $27.95 (512p) ISBN 978-0-312-87582-4". Publishers Weekly. October 1, 2001. Retrieved March 29, 2018. This romantic high fantasy starts slowly, bouncing between a confusing array of characters established in the first book of the series, The Wayfarer Redemption (2001) 
  13. ^ Joshi, S.T. (April 1, 2016). Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew, ed. "The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters". Routledge. Retrieved March 29, 2018 – via Google Books. Later works by Dunsany, including the scintillating novel The King of Elfland's Daughter (1924), return to the tone of high fantasy of his earlier writing 
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  18. ^ "Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) – Goodkind, Terry". UK. Retrieved April 3, 2018 – via SF Encyclopedia. 
  19. ^ D'Ammassa, Don (April 22, 2015). "Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction". Infobase Learning. Retrieved April 3, 2018 – via Google Books. The works of Robert Jordan, George R. R. Martin, and Terry Goodkind are typical high fantasy 
  20. ^ a b Snow, Cason (2008). "Dragons in the stacks: an introduction to role-playing games and their value to libraries". Collection Building 27.2: 63–70. For Dungeons and Dragons, both TSR and WotC produced additional settings that can be used with the core rules, two of the most popular being the magic-punk Eberron ... and the high fantasy Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting. 
  21. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Rhapsody: Child of Blood by Elizabeth Haydon, Author Tor Books $24.95 (479p) ISBN 978-0-312-86752-2". publishersweekly.com. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  22. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Mad Ship by Robin Hobb, Author Spectra Books $24.95 (656p) ISBN 978-0-553-10333-5". publishersweekly.com. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  23. ^ Wish Upon A Time: The Legendary Scimitar (Fantasy) (September 1, 2010). "Wish Upon A Time: The Legendary Scimitar (Fantasy): Nabila Jamshed: 9789380040066: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  24. ^ The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy). "The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy): N. K. Jemisin: 9780316043922: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  25. ^ Clute, John; Grant, John (March 15, 1999). "The Encyclopedia of Fantasy". Macmillan. Retrieved March 28, 2018 – via Google Books. 
  26. ^ StephenKing.com. "The Dark Tower - Books". stephenking.com. Retrieved March 28, 2018. 
  27. ^ a b Rogers, Brett M.; Stevens, Benjamin Eldon (December 26, 2016). "Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy". Oxford University Press. p. 27-28. Retrieved January 30, 2018 – via Google Books. 
  28. ^ "A Fantasy Author Debuts – But First, the Prequels". publishersweekly.com. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
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  30. ^ Kokkola, Lydia (2017). "Simplified Minds: Empathy and Mind-Modeling in Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle". In Moruzi, Kristine; Smith, Michelle J.; Bullen, Elizabeth. Affect, Emotion, and Children’s Literature: Representation and Socialisation in Texts for Children and Young Adults. Routledge. ISBN 9781351971638. 
  31. ^ "How Terry Pratchett's Discworld Has Evolved - The Artifice". the-artifice.com. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  32. ^ "What can we expect from the Discworld TV series?". denofgeek.com. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
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  39. ^ Alexander Zorich, writer. Alexander Zorich. Writer, scenarist. "Alexander Zorich. Writer, scenarist. Worlds. The Circle of Lands: Sarmontazara and Blue Alustral". Zorich.ru. Retrieved January 7, 2013.