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Fantasy Novel Publishers USA: A Guide to the Best Epic Fantasy Titles in the USA
Epic fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy literature that is characterized by large-scale conflicts, complex world-building, and multi-layered plotlines. The United States is home to many fantasy novel publishers who have published some of the best epic fantasy titles of all time. Here is a guide to some of the best epic fantasy titles in the USA and the publishers that released them.
"The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien, Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: This classic epic fantasy novel tells the story of hobbit Frodo Baggins and his quest to destroy the One Ring, a powerful artifact created by the dark lord Sauron. It is known for its intricate world-building, memorable characters, and its impact on the fantasy genre.
"A Song of Ice and Fire" series by George R.R. Martin, Published by Bantam Books: This epic fantasy series is set in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and follows the struggle for power among several noble houses. It is known for its complex characters, political intrigue, and its unflinching portrayal of violence and power.
"The Wheel of Time" series by Robert Jordan, Published by Tor Books: This high fantasy series is set in a world where magic and prophecy are intertwined. It follows the journey of Rand al'Thor, a young man who discovers he is the reincarnation of an ancient hero, and his quest to stop the Dark One from breaking free from his prison. The series is praised for its detailed world-building, complex characters and its epic story arc.
"The Malazan Book of the Fallen" series by Steven Erikson, Published by Bantam Books: This epic fantasy series is set in a world of magic, politics and war, and tells the story of several characters as they become embroiled in a conflict that threatens to tear the land apart. The series is known for its complex world-building, morally ambiguous characters, and its epic scope.
"The Kingkiller Chronicle" series by Patrick Rothfuss, Published by DAW Books: This epic fantasy series follows the story of Kvothe, a legendary musician and magician, as he recounts his life and the events that led him to become a legend. The series is known for its rich world-building, complex characters, and its exploration of themes such as love, loss, and power.