The story is centered on heroic characters, and the action takes place on a grand scale.

See also epic poetry and epic fantasy.

New Releases Tagged "Epic"

Bound by Love (Born in Blood Mafia Chronicles, #6)
A Place Without You
Fire & Blood (A Song of Ice and Fire)
Empress of All Seasons
Grey Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #2)
Kings of the Wyld (The Band, #1)
The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #1)
Epoch (Transcend Duet, #2)
Transcend (Transcend Duet, #1)
The Void of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #3)
Scion of Ikshvaku (Ram Chandra #1)
Legends of Ahn (King's Dark Tidings, #3)
King of Ashes (Firemane, #1)
Ghostwater (Cradle, #5)
Somebody Else's Sky (Something in the Way, #2)
The Shadow of What Was Lost (The Licanius Trilogy, #1)
The Blood Mirror (Lightbringer, #4)
The Ciphers of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #2)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
The Odyssey
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
The Iliad
The Hobbit
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)
The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerThe Epic of Gilgamesh by AnonymousThe Republic by PlatoThe Aeneid by Virgil
Best Books of the Ancient World
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Science Fiction for Nerds
127 books — 61 voters

The Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
Real Epic Fantasy
114 books — 302 voters

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Ken Follett
Ken Follett Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
He made the Middle Ages come to life in The Pillars of the Earth, and now the history buff starts fresh in the 20th century with an epic chronicle, Fall of Giants.
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Uphill? There's nothing up the hill," Colly said, trying desperately to work out where this conversation was going. "As a matter of fact, there is. There's a bluff about twelve meters high, with a river running below it. The water's deep, so it'll be quite safe for you to jump." In his brief glimpse of the river, Halt had noticed that the fast-flowing water cut under the bluff in a sharp curve. That should mean that the bottom had been scoured out over the years. A thought struck him. "You can s ...more
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Pseudonymous Bosch
Before we do, I suggest you take a break. If you need to go to the bathroom, this is a good time. If you're sleepy, go to bed and save the next chapter for tomorrow. For the magician's story, you must have all your wits about you. No wandering minds allowed.
Pseudonymous Bosch, The Name of This Book Is Secret

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