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2013 Brandon Sanderson Lecture 15 - Q&A: Fantasy Books (By Tradition) You Should Read Pt 1 (3/6)

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Raskolnikov (26 days ago)
It seems like a rather small stage for a persona like him that is cool
Youba Ayoub (1 year ago)
Hello everyone ! Can i find anybody here can write a sci-fi books list that has been translate to arabic if it's possible . i will be grateful
TheMauiWaui℠ (2 years ago)
I'm so glad someone asked this question
Psycho Sophy (2 years ago)
elric Gambel
Entrisen (2 years ago)
that candy looks yummy
TheDbzgtaf (3 years ago)
Amazing videos. Truly grateful to those who recorded these classes
Llohr (4 years ago)
It's Elric (One of Moorcock's eternal champions), and there's a whole series of related novels in the same "multiverse." I wasn't a fan of the Cornelius Chronicles but apart from that I enjoyed them all in my youth. _The Eternal Champion_ is a short novel that provides a good introduction to the underlying concept, and lets you in on something that might otherwise be puzzling in some of the other books.
Matthew Hume (4 years ago)
Edward Plunkett
StarlitSeafoam (5 years ago)
I find it kind of ironic how often books are written in response to Tolkien with antiheros in the lead or from the perspective of the "bad guys", when Tolkien did that himself with great frequency throughout the Silmarillion and his other works (The Narn I Chin Hurin, for one). Turin Turimbar and the Feanorians, and some of the other Noldor, too, are most certainly in the antihero category and often take the antagonist roles for most of their stories. The Dwarves periodically as well.
RenegadeBeaver (5 years ago)
Turin in particular. He is constantly doing things to harm, waylay others!
Featster74 (5 years ago)
Re: Epic Fantasy, would McKillip's "Riddlemaster" trilogy be considered Epic Fantasy?
D Bones (5 years ago)
Do all fantasy books include magic? 
D Bones (2 years ago)
That's good to know. It seems either it's a charm, or magic crystal, or a curse, or what have you fill fantasy. Talking cats and dogs is fantasy, but I am glad there are more than stereotypical wizard stories out there.
AlexByxor (2 years ago)
A FAT, resounding no. Well, it kind of depends on what you consider magic. Are invented creatures "magic"? Not really, they just don't exist for real. So Guy Gavriel Kay has great one's to choose from such as Last Light of the Sun, Under Heaven, probably more I haven't read. Keep in mind these have explicit sex and violence in them. Tigana is great, but it has ludicrous amounts of magic, similar to Steven Erikson. A newer author to read would be Marie Brennan's Memoirs of Lady Trent, which feature lots of dragons though and are not placed in a medieval setting. And if you just can't find anything else, read George R.R. Martin, who has next to no magic in his first four Song of Ice and Fire novels. Those are grim though, with barely a hint of humor.
Iam Cleaver (3 years ago)
+Jacob Darling Mine is set in a secondary world. 
Jacob Darling (3 years ago)
+Iam Cleaver Same here, after I finish with my current work in progress. It's set in a setting similar to medieval France. But all the characters and events are entirely fictional and only loosely based on history. Sorta like a French game of thrones without the magic lol. 
Iam Cleaver (3 years ago)
+Jacob Darling I am writing something like that...or planning on writing to be precise :))) 
Sharpes (5 years ago)
These are really great. Thanks so much for recording the classes :)

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