Dark Fantasy Fiction Genre – What’s the best definition for the dark fantasy fiction genre? Books in the dark fantasy fiction genre are made up of stories of a literary, artistic nature that combine fantasy with elements of horror. They are also works of fantastical fiction with a dark, gloomy atmosphere with a sense of horror and dread; they have a dark, often brooding tone.

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dark fantasy fiction genre book coverDark Fantasy Fiction Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the dark fantasy fiction genre.

1. Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

2. The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

3. The Gunslinger by Stephen King

4. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

5. Heir to the Shadows by Anne Bishop

6. Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie

7. Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop

8. The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks

9. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

10. King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

11. The Black Company by Glen Cook

12. Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

13. Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice

14. A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

15. Coraline by Neil Gaiman

16. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

17. A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

18. Dreams Made Flesh by Anne Bishop

19. Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey

20. The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King

21. A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

22. The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett

23. Shadow’s Edge by Brent Weeks

24. The Invisible Ring by Anne Bishop

25. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

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Dark Fantasy Fiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Fairy Tale Definition

* Fantasy Fiction Definition

* Gothic Fiction Definition

* Horror Genre Definition

* Monster Fiction Genre

* Occult Fiction Genre

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