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Is LOTR adult fantasy?
It’s an adult fantasy book whose heroine just happens to be 19. There’s no romance in this and a lot of political intrigue.
What books should I read if I like fantasy?
The aesthetic established by J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, let’s just say.
- Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin.
- The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.
- The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.
- A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin.
- Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb.
- The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch.
What is Second World fantasy?
Tolkien is with no doubt the king and creator of “second world” fantasy. “Second world” meaning stories, mostly epics, set in a completely fictional world with its own unique culture. Which is the best “second world” fantasy (series or novel) written after J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth epics.
How many words long is the Silmarillion?
by J. R. R. Tolkien
|(about 520 pages) 130,112 total words 89th PERCENTILE of all the books in our library
|38.15\% vividness 27th PERCENTILE of all the books in our library
|2.42\% all adverbs 17th PERCENTILE of all the books in our library
|0.31\% ly-adverbs 1st PERCENTILE of all the books in our library
Is there more to fantasy fiction than Hobbits and rings?
Though it’s easy to get lost somewhere between the Shire and Mordor, there is indeed more to fantasy fiction than hobbits, lords, and their rings. Sure, J.R.R. Tolkien transformed the fantasy genre forever when he debuted his epic tale The Hobbit in 1937, further altering the genre’s state with his subsequent trilogy The Lord of the Rings.
What are the best 15 books like Lord of the Rings?
15 Books Like LORD OF THE RINGS 1. Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristof. Set a few hundred years in the future, Aurora Rising follows a… 2. Legend of Drizzt: Homeland by R.A. Salvatore. Hardcore sci-fi and fantasy fans know Salvatore’s name—he boasts over… 3. A Wizard of Earthsea by
Is Lord of the Rings The pinnacle of mainstream fantasy?
In general, there is one BIG SERIES that people consider the pinnacle of mainstream fantasy, but modern readers are constantly looking for books like Lord of the Rings. Whether you’re not interested in Frodo’s journey or just wanting to read something else that scratches the same itch, books like Lord of the Rings are good to have on hand.
What is a good fantasy book to read for beginners?
Dart-Thornton’s bestselling fantasy creates a tale of magic and adventure that has been praised as a “beautifully spun fantasy” and even compared to The Lord of the Rings by Grand Master of Science Fiction, Andre Norton. As the youngest son of a king, Ralph of Upmeads is expected to forsake adventure for the safety of home.