Recommended high and epic fantasy books

Epic fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy; often cross-referenced with high fantasy. This sub-genre includes not only Tolkien but also those original classics, such as Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and various other ancient epics. This page features recommended titles, ranging from the classics including The Lord of the Rings, The Earthsea Saga and The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant to those destined to be referred as such: A Song of Ice and Fire, The Liveship Traders and Mistborn.

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