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The 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

With a panel of leading fantasy authors—N.K. Jemisin, Neil Gaiman, Sabaa Tahir, Tomi Adeyemi, Diana Gabaldon, George R.R. Martin, Cassandra Clare and Marlon James—TIME presents the most engaging, inventive and influential works of fantasy fiction, in chronological order beginning in the 9th century.

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The 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

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    How We Chose the 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

    How We Chose the 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

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    To develop our list, we began in 2019 by recruiting a panel of leading fantasy authors to join TIME staff in nominating the top books of the genre.

    The 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

    The 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

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    In a year defined by grim reality, we look to artists to help us understand—and escape. TIME celebrates captivating and essential works of literature with a list of the 100 best fantasy books of all time.

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