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"

Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy, #1)
The Priory of the Orange Tree
The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1)
The Son & His Hope
Two Witches and a Whiskey (The Guild Codex: Spellbound, #3)
Gates of Stone (Lord of the Islands, #1)
Circle of Shadows (Circle of Shadows, #1)
No Man Can Tame (The Dark-Elves of Nightbloom, #1)
Soulsmith (Cradle, #2)
Skysworn (Cradle, #4)
Two Witches and a Whiskey (The Guild Codex: Spellbound, #3)
A Place Without You
Blackflame (Cradle, #3)
Ghostwater (Cradle, #5)
The Son & His Hope
Epoch (Transcend Duet, #2)
King of Ashes (Firemane, #1)
The Void of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #3)
The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #1)
Transcend (Transcend Duet, #1)
The Ciphers of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #2)
Son of the Black Sword (Saga of the Forgotten Warrior, #1)
The Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonThe Final Empire by Brandon SandersonWords of Radiance by Brandon SandersonThe Hero of Ages by Brandon SandersonThe Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
Best Brandon Sanderson Books
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The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerBeowulf by UnknownThe Divine Comedy by Dante AlighieriParadise Lost by John Milton
Best of Epic Poetry
122 books — 193 voters

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
The Odyssey
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 Hobbit or There and Back Again
The Iliad
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)

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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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I can help you, Jorge. I can give you back your self. I can give you your will.' He held out his hand, palm open. 'Free will has to be taken,' I said.
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It would ha' been a good deal easier, if ye'd only been a witch.
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