The best sagas of fantastic literature. Leave your votes and help us discover which one is the best. If your favorite is not here, leave it in comments and I will include it.
The Saga of the Longevos of Eva García Sáenz
Iago del Castillo is a famous architect who works in the archeology museum of Cantabria, after his normal appearance of a thirties more of his generation, hides an incredible secret; Actually Iago was born in prehistory with what he actually treasures 10,300 years. In parallel, Adriana, a young archeologist returns to her native Santander to join the museum's research team. Between them an attraction arises that they try to hide after a relationship that seems to start off with a bad footing. Eva Garcia narrates through "The Old Family" and "The Children of Adam" (at the moment), the adventures between Iago and Adriana. He investigates the strange gene that gives his family the power of longevity, she, the strange death of his mother, a reputed psychologist who died in strange circumstances.
The Brent Weeks Lightbearer
This saga was conceived as a trilogy: "The Black Prism", "The Dagger of Blindness" and "The Fragmented Eye", are his first three books. A fourth volume was later expanded with "The Blood Mirror", but Brent Weeks did not want to give a hasty closure to his work and announced that a fifth volume (not yet published) would close the saga with the title "The Burning Target." We are faced with another fantastic saga of fantastic literature cataloged as Best Seller, where the events that take place in the Seven Satrapies are narrated, a world of Mediterranean air, where magic is based on light. Kip a fat boy and lacking self-esteem will test the most powerful man on the planet.
The Angel of the Night by Brent Weeks
Brent Weeks tells us in this wonderful trilogy of fantastic literature the adventures of Azoth, a young street orphan who is instructed in the art of running as one of the most legendary elite assassins who possess Talent or Magic. The whole plot takes place on a continent called Midcyru. Magic, action, intrigue and diplomacy are some of the elements that you will find in this work that earned Weeks to be on the New York Times sales charts and opt for the David Gemmel Legend award for the best fantasy novel. The titles that make up the trilogy are: "The Way of Shadows", "On the Edge of Shadows" and "The Fragmented Eye".
The Song of Albion by Stephen R. Lawhead
Another trilogy composed of the titles: "The War of Paradise", "Silver Hand" and "The Last Battle". On this occasion Lawhead brings us closer to the Celtic world: magic, legend, honor and war are elements that you will not fail to find inside these titles probably unknown to lovers of the genre.
Disc World by Terry Pratchett
Nothing more and nothing less than 41 novels (to date), make up the flat world supported by four elephants that Terry Pratchett has created on the Great A'Tuin, the star turtle. In the books we can find ideas borrowed from authors such as Tolkien, Howard, Lovercraft or Shakespeare. Mythology, fairy tales and traditional stories are used as a lever to establish satirical metaphors and parallels with technological, cultural or scientific issues today.
Chronicles of the Black Magician by Trudi Canavan
The Guild of the Magi, The Apprentice and The Great Lord are the titles that make up this fantastic trilogy that takes place in Imardin, capital of Kyralia and headquarters of the Guild. The Guild is a powerful organization whose mission is to instruct the magicians of all Allied Lands. Every year, the kingdom guards organize themselves to perform the Purge, and accompanied by the protection of the magicians expel thieves and vagrants from the city. Sonea, a young girl of humble origin, tired of seeing how in the process they unfairly take friends out of the city, throws with all the rage accumulated a stone against the protective barrier that magicians form ... barrier that is crossed and ends for hitting one of them on the head. This will only be the beginning of the countless adventures that we will go through the incredible universe that Trudi Canavan poses.
The legacy of Christopher Paolini
Eragon gives its name to the first book and the protagonist of the saga that Christopher Paolini began to write when he was only 15 years old. In principle, what was going to be a trilogy ended up becoming a much bigger work since the author realized that in only three books he could not contain the vast universe of elves, dwarves, magicians and humans in their struggle to achieve the power through the dragon eggs. This work was adapted to the cinema in 2006 with the movie "Eragon" which was a success at the box office.
The First Law of Joe Abercrombie
"Voice of the Swords" earned Joe Abercrombie the 2008 John W. Campbell Award nomination for best novel writer. This title begins the trilogy "The First Law" which was followed by the titles "Before they hang you" and "The last argument of the kings." Black fantasy full of amazing characters.
Dragonlance by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
If you are one of those who grieve when you finish reading that epic fantasy saga that had you hooked, Dragonlance, is undoubtedly what you were looking for. Composed of several trilogies and loose volumes, this series of books tells the story of travelers known as the Heroes of the Spear. Wizards, Gods and Dragons roam their pages while our heroes fight the Queen of Darkness. Series published in the early 80s as a complement to the game products of Dungeons & Dragons.
Chronicles of Elric de Melniboné by Michael John Moorcock
Elric, unlike most of the protagonists of the fantasy literature sagas, is an antihero, who does not fight for good, since in the universe there is not only good and evil, but a fragile balance between order and the chaos. John Moorcock, guides us through a world of struggles against Gods, journeys between universes and invocations of demons in which Elric, an emperor, and his inseparable companion Moonglum will live exciting experiences.
Stories of Terramar by Ursula K. Le Guin
By linking with the previous element of our list, "Stories of Terramar", by Ursula K. Le Guin, is a great example of the great influence that Tolkien left in the writers of this genre. Set in Terramar, a world covered absolutely by water except an archipelago, Ursula K. Le Guin, develops a universe so solid and fantastic that it is worthy of the best writers of the genre. This saga consists of 5 novels that you should not miss if you are a lover of fantastic literature.
Born from the Mist of Brandon Sanderson
Born of the Mist began as a trilogy initiated in 2006 with the title "The final empire", which would be followed by "The Ascension Well" and "The Hero of the Ages". Later, more titles such as "Alloy of Law" or "Shadows of Identity" would arrive. Sanderson immerses us this time in a world of magic called "allomancy", where "obligors" and "inquisitors" intermingle with the immortal and young skaa. The mixture of these with the nobles gives rise to bastard children who have inherited allomantic powers. They are known as "Born of the Mist" who will try to change the world ruled by the fearsome Lord Legislator.
Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time
This "voluminous" saga, started by Robert Jordan and continued after his death by Brandon Sanderson, consists of nothing more and nothing less than 14 deliveries (20 in the Spanish edition). Set in cultural and social elements of the 17th century, La Rueda del Tiempo has become one of the most famous and well-known fantasy literature sagas of the genre. The Entramados, of each one of the 7 Eras of which the time composes remain repressantos in the Wheel through its seven radios. These Entramados are composed by the threads of the human lives, that are woven by the Wheel, and that change slightly each time the same Era passes, which does not begin until the previous one has elapsed.
The Geralt de Rivia Saga by Andrzej Sapkowski
Geralt de Rivia, is one of the last sorcerers on the face of the earth. In Sapkowski's universe, sorcerers are genetically adapted beings, to develop supernatural abilities and superior combat abilities used to fight monsters and demons. This successful saga consists of 8 installments, of them, there are five novels that make up the main framework of the saga, which begins with "The Blood of the Elves". Another successful saga of fantasy literature, which has been adapted to multiple formats: television, board games, card games and video games.
The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis
Another of the sagas that became famous in our country for its film adaptation. In a world of fantasy full of talking animals and fairy tale, Narnia, brings together elements closer to the content of children's stories, which of the epic fantasy genre, not for that reason The Chronicles of Narnia are detracting from the genre. Ideal for the little ones to start in the literature.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
We are faced with another great trilogy: The Hunger Games, In Flames and Mockingjay, are the titles that Suzanne Collins has chosen to tell the story of Katniss Everdeen the protagonist of this story. Panem is a world composed of the Capitol and the Twelve Districts with a clearly established order. Our protagonist will be involuntarily immersed in a rebellion and will soon become his symbol. This trilogy was also adapted to the cinema which made it known worldwide.
Chronicle of the Killer of Kings by Patrick Rothfuss
Chronicle of the Killer of Kings, is the name of the currently unfinished trilogy of Patrick Rothfuss. Revelation writer who suddenly rose to fame with the publication "The Name of the Wind", Rothfuss, created a fantasy world told in such a way that it will be hard for the reader to discern whether the stories that happen in Kvothe's life could somehow occur In the real world. He is currently in the review phase of his latest novel "The Stone Doors" that will close this fabulous saga.
Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin
A Song of Ice and Fire is one of the most famous and known sagas at the moment. Collected in 7 books, it focuses on a medieval world, in which innumerable plots surrounded with certain touches of mysticism, which intermingle fantasy and reality. It has its adaptation on the small screen through the well-known series Game of Thrones.
Harry Potter from JKRowling
It is possible that no one has ever managed to bring children closer to literature and fantasy like JK Rowling with the saga of the young wizard Harry Potter. Loaded with endless stories of magic and fantasy, Potter and his close friends will live countless adventures through 7 magnificent novels. This world-famous saga has also had its film adaptation by Warner Bros.
The Lord of the Rings by JJRR Tolkien
Little to say about "The Lord of the Rings" that has not been said before. A masterpiece in the world of fantastic and epic literature. Tolkien created in the trilogy of Frodo and his trip with the ring through Middle-earth a true reference for all writers dedicated to the world of fantastic literature. Peter Jackson, took to the cinema the trilogy of the Lord of the Rings, with some great films that were a success at the box office.