Well, who doesn’t love fantasy stories? They take us into a whole different world and even make us forget our worries and other problems. Over the past few years, we have come across a number of fantasy novels. But, the question is, which of them really stand out? We’ve made it easier by listing below twenty best fantasy books which you must read.
This book, no doubt is the best ever. It is the story of a boy wizard who initially, was living with his aunt and uncle in a cupboard under the stairs. Sounds interesting right? Read the book to know the many adventures and mysteries Harry faces. The book was written by author Joanne Kathleen Rowling and it was one of the bestselling books all over the world.
The Princess Bride
Princess Bride is also one of the best fantasy books. It was written by William Goldman. It has all those pirates, giants and other stuff which keeps you glued to the book.
The Lord of the Rings
This book was written by J.R.R Tolkien. If you are a fantasy lover, then you definitely should read this book. It has these characters like wizards, dwarves and elves. Also, it has some battles in it and you just can’t stop reading.
This story is about a demigod named Percy. It has the story of Greek gods and all that stuff. Also, it is an adventure book. Rick Riordan narrates the story in a thrilling manner and keeps the reader captivated.
The Chronicles of Narnia
The series written by C.S Lewis has been every child’s favourite since the twentieth century. It has many thrilling adventures in it and after reading the book, every child will start loving Narnia!
Peter Pan and Wendy
This book was written by J.M Barry and has been one of the best ever since. The story is about the boy Peter Pan who never grows up. Well, who wouldn’t love never growing up?
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
This is another amazing fantasy book by Lewis Carroll. It includes the adventures down a rabbit hole which Alice enters.
This is a book by Diana Wynne Jones. It is the story about magically gifted orphans. Jones is an excellent author and is a genius in storytelling.
The Neverending Story
The book written by Michael Ende is about a boy who hides from bullies in his attic and opens a book where a kingdom gets consumed by nothingness as people no longer read about it. Want to know more? Then what are you waiting for? Go grab a book!
The Last Unicorn
This book is about a unicorn who is in search for the rest of her kind. This book is written by Peter S. Beagle.
This book was written by Neil Gaiman. It has tales within tales which keeps you hooked to the book.
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
This book was written by Susanna Clarke. She visualizes a world in which magic is reality. There are many twists and turns in the story and the narration is simply brilliant.
This is another book by J.R.R. Tolkien. The plot is that a gang of dwarves, aided by a hobbit set out to rescue their mountain home and treasure from a prowling dragon.’
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Written by Ray Bradbury, the story is about a small town American carnival which can reverse or even speed up one’s aging. Sounds interesting right?
Stardust is a book by Neil Gaiman. Soon, it was loved by all. The book is really amazing and Gaiman is the first graphic novelist.
A Game of Thrones
Written by George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones is a pleasure to read. The book includes almost everything that a fantasy story has to have and you just can’t stop reading!
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The book was written by L. Frank Baum. It keeps the reader spell bound and is a delight to read.
A Wizard of Earthsea
The story is about the early career of Ged, who is young and talented and turned wizard-in-training. Ursula K. Le Guin narrates the story skilfully and i’m sure you’ll enjoy it.
The story is about how the people of Gormenghast castle are trapped by their adherence to the strict rules and how their young heir, Titus Groan rebels against the rituals. Mervyn Peake has made the novel interesting and well, a bit strange.
The City and the City
Written by China Miéville, The City and the City is a murder mystery with a twist.