Here is a list of books that are the best fantasy books carefully selected from a sea of series and thousands of books. How cozy and comfortable to have an unusual experience in the imaginary world which is full of magic, supernatural phenomena and magical creatures! So just look at the following 10 best fantasy books and choose one you are interested in!
Best fantasy book for children – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
When it comes to best fantasy books in the world, the first one popping in our mind must be Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This classic book is universally considered to be the best fantasy book for children and almost everyone. Both children and adults are very familiar with the name. This book contains so many vividly depicted characters readers won’t forget such as the kindhearted Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the strange March Hare, the wise Caterpillar, the vicious Red Queen, the cute brother Tweedledum and Tweedledee and so on.
Even though it is written for children, it is highly recommend to any reader. It is sure that anyone can get happiness and beautiful fantasy from tis book.
The Lord of the Rings (4-Book Boxed Set)
The Lord of the Rings (4-Book Boxed Set) contains four complete series: The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King.
The Lord of the Rings is also definitely on the list of best fantasy books. You will marvel at the rich imagination, various characters, the amazing novel plot and the unexpected background. Most importantly, this hardcover version has the pages from the Dwarven book found in the Mines of Moria by Gandalf. There are also maps that fold out to render Middle-earth in the beginning and end of the book.
If you are a big fan of the Lord of the Rings, you should not miss the boxed set.
Though 1984 was written by George Orwell in 1948, this book has been exerting considerable influence on generations of readers.
1984 is full od bleak cynicism and grim pessimism about the human race. This profound book enables you to learn something about totalitarianism. This thought-provoking book has a good storyline and reflects what the world may look like if it is under totalitarian rule.
Song of Ice and Fire (Boxed Set)
Song of Ice and Fire (Boxed Set) includes all five epic fantasy novels: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast of Crows and A Dance with Dragons.
If you have watched HBO’s series Game of Thrones, you finds it one of the best fantasy stories. These epic tales are full of rich characters, intrigue, murder, revenge and complex relationships. You will be reluctant to put these books down once you begin the journey to the cruel world.
The Princess Bride
As one of the modern fantasy classics written by William Goldman, The Princess Bride is an exceptional tale filled with true love, power, revenge, which is the motif of literature as well as adventure and swordplay which is always intriguing to readers.
I will not spoiled your interest and cariosity about the book by revealing its plot. If you watch and like the movie, the book is twice as good as the movie, thus buy the book and enjoy the beautifully written book.
If you like the new vampire books or movies such as The Vampire Diaries and Twilight, you will like Dracula, which is a classic vampire book where produces the original vampire image. However, in Dracula you will not find the multiple pages which focus on the gleam and color of the eyes. There is not too much teenage involvement here, either! Instead, there are some hair-raising scenes in this book that send chills up your spine. Therefore, Dracula is perfect for adults.
The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds is the bestselling classic fantasy book of H. G. Wells. The War of the Worlds is the classic of alien invasion genres and science-fiction novel.
For readers in this modern world, this book may read like historical fiction, because we are very familiar with the heat rays and gas weapons of the Martians nowadays. However, this classic novel also bring you some fresh and new information.
In The War of the Worlds, the concepts and writing used by Wells are fantastic and impressive till now. This book is recommended to si-fi fans and those who like fantasy books.
The Dark Tower (Boxed Set)
This time, Stephen King creates a new identity in The Dark Tower—The Gunslinger.
Stephen King gains inspiration from the epic poem of Robert Browning “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”. It is about a Gunslinger, Roland, who are intended to find the Dark Tower and the tales which take palce on his seeing trip.
Stephen King’s fantasy books are always fascinating, intriguing and compelling. You will not disappointed at this fabulous series.
As one of the best storytellers in the world, Neil Gaiman is capable of entwining various plot lines with clever cultural comments while maintaining wonderful character descriptions. American Gods reflects a country where people worship the next big thing too easily and too soon with little consideration for its ancestry.
American Gods is definitely worth buying, reading and reflecting on.
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley is regarded as the greatest writer in English of 20th century. As the masterpiece of Aldous Huxley, Brave New World is considered to be one of the best science fiction books ever written.
The story in Brave New World is set on the Earth in the future where human are mass-produced and live in a rigid caste system.
Brave New World is a tale of culture shock and conflict. Huxley creates a mix of bizarre comedy, philosophical discussion, futuristic extrapolation and serious character study. His writing style is witty and the book is full of illusions. In short, you will be deeply impressed by Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.