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Which fantasy series?

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nailsathome Wed 10-Jun-15 15:54:02

I've read the other fantasy thread and have decided (I think!) that I'll go with Anne McCaffrey. Which order should I read the series in?

Am I making the right decision with this author or is there someone better?

nailsathome Wed 10-Jun-15 16:16:11

Or now I've looked up Joe Abercrombie. There are too many to choose from!

cdtaylornats Wed 10-Jun-15 18:39:12

The Bartimaeus trilogy by Jonathan Stroud is excellent - its the trials and tribulations of a surly, sarcastic Djinn.

AngelBlue12 Wed 10-Jun-15 18:53:08

I'm reading Anne McCaffrey at the moment and loving them. Also really enjoyed the Eragon series by Paollini (sp)

nailsathome Wed 10-Jun-15 19:36:07

I've read eragon and loved it too.

Which series did you start with?

Takver Wed 10-Jun-15 21:20:58

I'd suggest reading the Pern series pretty much in the order they were written, so starting with Dragonflight, then Dragonquest, then probably the Harper Hall trilogy followed by the White Dragon.

I think if you like Eragon, you'll almost certainly like the Pern books.

ShadowFire Wed 10-Jun-15 21:38:24

I liked the Anne McCaffrey Pern books. But not the ones written by Todd McCaffrey. I also enjoyed the Crystal Singer trilogy.

tilder Wed 10-Jun-15 21:43:02

Yy to Anne mccaffrey. I love the peen books. The talent ones are quite good too. Would agree that the ones by her son are dreadful though.

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