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Epic Fiction Genre – What’s the best definition for the epic fiction genre? Books in the epic genre must contain three things: they must be a trilogy or longer; they must have a time span that encompasses years or more; and they must have a large back-story or universe setting in which the story takes place. Epic Genre books are often crossed with the fantasy or science fiction (Sci Fi) genres. The Lord of the Rings is a good example of an epic genre series.

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epic fiction genre book coverEpic Fiction Genre – Examples

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

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

2. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

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

4. The Odyssey by Homer

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

6. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

7. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

8. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

9. The Iliad by Homer

10. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin

11. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

12. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

13. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Unknown

14. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

15. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

16. The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan

17. The Aeneid by Virgil

18. The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan

19. Dune by Frank Herbert

20. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

21. The Gunslinger by Stephen King

22. The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

23. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

24. The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan

25. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

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Epic Fiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Adventure Genre Definition

* Drama Genre Definition

* Fantasy Fiction Definition

* Magical Realism Genre Definition

* Mythic Fiction Genre

* Science Fiction Genre Definition

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