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This list was compiled from votes by the reddit.com/r/Fantasy community, I'm only listing the author, since this site's search engine seems to be able to find these easily, and I limited the list to 100 authors, so you can find the rest of the list with all of the books here... read more
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1 - Joe Abercrombie
2 - Daniel Abraham
3 - Richard Adams
4 - Lloyd Alexander
5 - Poul Anderson
6 - Piers Anthony
7 - R. Scott Bakker
8 - T. A. Barron
9 - Peter S. Beagle
10 - Lauren Beukes
11 - Anne Bishop
12 - Enid Blyton
13 - Marion Zimmer Bradley
14 - Peter V. Brett
15 - Terry Brooks
16 - Steven Brust
17 - Lois McMaster Bujold
18 - Jim Butcher
19 - Trudi Canavan
20 - Orson Scott Card
21 - Jacqueline Carey
22 - Susanna Clarke
23 - James Clemens
24 - Glen Cook
25 - Joseph Delaney
26 - Stephen R. Donaldson
27 - Sara Douglass
28 - Dave Duncan
29 - David Eddings
30 - Michael Ende
31 - Steven Erikson
32 - Raymond Elias Feist
33 - Jasper Fforde
34 - Cornelia Funke
35 - Neil Gaiman
36 - Alan Garner
37 - David Gemmell
38 - William Goldman
39 - Terry Goodkind
40 - Simon R. Green
41 - Lev Grossman
42 - Elizabeth Haydon
43 - Lian Hearn
44 - Kevin Hearne
45 - Robin Hobb
46 - Tom Holt
47 - Robert E. Howard
48 - Brian Jacques
49 - N. K. Jemisin
50 - Diana Wynne Jones
51 - JV Jones
52 - Robert Jordan
53 - Richard Kadrey
54 - Guy Gavriel Kay
55 - Paul S. Kemp
56 - Greg Keyes
57 - Stephen King
58 - Mercedes Lackey
59 - Mark Lawrence
60 - Ursula K Leguin
61 - Fritz Leiber
62 - C.S. Lewis
63 - Sergei Lukyanenko
64 - Scott Lynch
65 - Juliet Marillier
66 - George R.R. Martin
67 - Anne McCaffery
68 - Robin McKinley
69 - China Mieville
70 - Martin Millar
71 - L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
72 - Elizabeth Moon
73 - Richard K Morgan
74 - Garth Nix
75 - Naomi Novik
76 - Christopher Paolini
77 - Mervyn Peake
78 - Tamora Pierce
79 - Tim Powers
80 - Terry Pratchett
81 - Philip Pullman
82 - Melanie Rawn
83 - Anne Rice
84 - Patrick Rothfuss
85 - J.K. Rowling
86 - R.A. Salvatore
87 - Brandon Sanderson
88 - Jonathan Stroud
89 - Michael J. Sullivan
90 - J.R.R. Tolkien
91 - Jack Vance
92 - Jeff VanderMeer
93 - Brent Weeks
94 - Martha Wells
95 - Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis
96 - T.H. White
97 - Cinda Williams Chima
98 - Tad Williams
99 - Gene Wolfe
100 - Roger Zelazny
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