Introducing...

Discussion in 'Fantasy / Horror' started by Mazrim Taim, Nov 23, 2000.

  1. Mazrim Taim

    Mazrim Taim New Member

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    Hi, I’d like to introduce myself, I’ve posted a new topic (my first post!) just today, so I thought I’d tell you a little about me (not the correct order to do things, I know..) I’m an 18 y/o from Holland, and I started reading fantasy when was about 10 years old when my grandmother gave me LotR to read for a long and boring train journey, well needless to say, it wasn’t a boring trip at all, and since then I’ve reread LotR uncounted times, and other series too off course, most of them first inmy native tongue Dutch and after in the original English version: Dragonlance, Death Gate, Mallorean, Elenium, Dune series, Tamuli, WoT, SoT, Memory Sorrow Thorn, Amber, Shannara and Legacy of Shannara. But after working through M S T for the third time, I’m looking for something new... does anybody have any suggestions on what I should read next?
    (From what I’ve read, I enjoyed WoT, M S T and LotR the most..)
     
  2. Lady Fox

    Lady Fox New Member

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    Some suggestions:
    1.1st and 2nd Chronicles of Thomas Convenant the Unbeliever - Stephen Donaldson
    2. Fionavar Tapestry - Guy Gavriel Kay
    3. Black Jewels trilogy - Anne Bishop
    4. Liveship Traders - Robin Hobb
    5. Book of Words trilogy - J.V. Jones
    6. Lord of the Isles trilogy - David Drake
    7. Krondor series (3 separate trilogies) and Empire series - Raymond Feist
     
  3. FitzChivalry

    FitzChivalry A servant of Lord Arioch

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    Well, i hate to say that name again, but George R.R. Martin... go read his A song of ice and fire series, and see how your world rocks around you.
     
  4. Cellandros

    Cellandros New Member

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    Let me add my two cents:

    Chronicles of Thomas Covenant (6 books in all)

    Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb (actually any book by Robin Hobb)

    Coldfire Trilogy by C.S. Friedman (these books had a very unique feel to them)


    Also as a suggestion, check the various other reccomendation threads. You'll see that authors like Stephen Donaldson, Robin Hobb, and George RR Martin are always named on those, and you can't go wrong with them.