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Books Like Lord Of The Rings (10 Books)

Lord Of The Rings was published by J.r.r. Tolkien in 1955. Here is a list of 10 books like Lord Of The Rings by J.r.r. Tolkien.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. The Sword Of Shannara (1977)

"Central governments have always been the greatest danger to mankind."

In Terry Brooks' epic fantasy masterpiece, "The Sword of Shannara", a young hero embarks on a perilous quest to wield a magical blade and restore peace to a war-torn kingdom threatened by dark forces. Immerse yourself in a world of adventure, magic, and breathtaking battles.

  • 📇 736 Pages
  • 📝 184,000 - 220,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 25 Hours Reading Time

2. Pawn Of Prophecy (1982)

"A day in which you learn something isn't a complete loss."

"Pawn of Prophecy" by David Eddings is an enthralling first installment of the epic fantasy series, The Belgariad. Join Garion, a seemingly ordinary boy, as he embarks on a perilous quest that will unravel his unique destiny and shape the fate of the world.

  • 📇 304 Pages
  • 📝 76,000 - 91,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

3. The Gunslinger (1982)

"Time's the thief of memory."

In Stephen King's thrilling masterpiece, "The Gunslinger," embark on a perilous journey with the enigmatic gunslinger Roland Deschain, in a mesmerizing blend of fantasy, western, and horror that will leave readers spellbound till the haunting final pages.

  • 📇 304 Pages
  • 📝 76,000 - 91,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

4. The Eye Of The World (1990)

"I will hate the man you choose because he isn't me, and love him if he makes you smile."

In Robert Jordan's epic fantasy masterpiece, "The Eye of the World," a group of young villagers embarks on a perilous journey, destined to shape the fate of their world. With breathtaking world-building and intricate storytelling, this compelling tale is a must-read for fantasy enthusiasts.

  • 📇 784 Pages
  • 📝 196,000 - 235,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 26 Hours Reading Time

5. The Last Wish (1993)

"There's a grain of truth in every fairy tale."

"The Last Wish" by Andrzej Sapkowski is an enthralling collection of dark and enchanting short stories that take readers on a thrilling journey through the extraordinary world of Geralt of Rivia, a tormented monster hunter. A must-read for fans of fantasy and epic adventures.

  • 📇 352 Pages
  • 📝 88,000 - 105,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. A Game Of Thrones (1996)

"Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you."

In George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy saga, A Game of Thrones, power, ambition, and betrayal intertwine as noble houses vie for control of the Iron Throne. Amidst political machinations, an ancient evil awakens, threatening to plunge the realm into darkness. Enter a world of honor, treachery, and unforgettable characters.

  • 📇 720 Pages
  • 📝 180,000 - 216,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 24 Hours Reading Time

7. The Hobbit (1937)

"Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?"

In J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved fantasy novel, "The Hobbit," join Bilbo Baggins on an unexpected adventure filled with daring quests, enchanted creatures, and the enduring power of friendship. An enchanting tale that will transport readers to Middle-earth and beyond.

  • 📇 300 Pages
  • 📝 75,000 - 90,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

8. The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (1950)

"All shall be done, but it may be harder than you think."

In C.S. Lewis' enchanting tale, four siblings stumble upon a magical wardrobe that transports them to the whimsical world of Narnia, where they embark on a thrilling adventure to defeat the wicked White Witch alongside the majestic lion, Aslan. A captivating journey of bravery, sacrifice, and the triumph of good over evil.

  • 📇 224 Pages
  • 📝 56,000 - 67,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 7 Hours Reading Time

9. The Final Empire (2006)

"You should try not to talk so much, friend. You'll sound far less stupid that way."

In the dark and fragmented world of Scadrial, a disparate crew of rebels rise up against the tyrannical Lord Ruler, wielding mysterious and ancient powers. Brandon Sanderson masterfully weaves intricate plots, intense fight scenes, and compelling characters in this epic fantasy tale.

  • 📇 672 Pages
  • 📝 168,000 - 201,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 22 Hours Reading Time

10. The Name Of The Wind (2007)

"It's like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story."

"The Name of the Wind is a captivating fantasy epic by master storyteller Patrick Rothfuss. Follow the enigmatic orphan Kvothe as he navigates a world of magic, music, and mysterious secrets, weaving a mesmerizing tale destined to become a classic."

  • 📇 722 Pages
  • 📝 180,500 - 216,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 24 Hours Reading Time