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Appears on 15 lists in total.
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Elantris was the capital of Arelon: gigantic, beautiful, literally radiant, filled with benevolent beings who used their powerful magical abilities for the benefit of all. Yet each of these demigods was once an ordinary person until touched by the mysterious transforming power of the Shaod. Ten...

  • Author: brandon sanderson
  • Publish Date: 2006-05-30
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    elantris Ranks On The Following Lists:

    Best Stand Alone Fantasy Books(Ranked 2 out of 78)

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    Great Fantasy Books(Ranked 3 out of 86)

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    Best Fantasy Books for Women(Ranked 44 out of 112)

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    Jon Snow's Top 10 Stand Alones(Ranked 9 out of 10)

    Haven't read that many stand-alones. They are mostly sci-fi and most fantasy books I read are part of a larger series.

    Whiteperil's Top 10(Ranked 6 out of 10)

    Hello =) So I probably haven't read enough to split out my lists into standalone / series etc, but for what it's worth, here's my list (in no particular order):

    Kaladin's top 20 books(Ranked 11 out of 20)

    The most touching, exciting, "intelligent" and story driven fantasy books I've ever read. With a focus on "coming-to-age" books containing (a) clear protagonists that can easily be sympathized with. I...


    Romantic Fantasy Books(Ranked 18 out of 58)

    Fantasy books with a heavy emphasis on the romantic plot. This are (usually) more than purely a bodice-ripper romance and contain a detailed setting, deep plot, and so on. Think of them as fantasy boo...


    Interesting Magic Systems(Ranked 5 out of 16)

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    By: Dennis
    2017-08-31 08:26:34

    It's just great 'Fantasy Books' ...which raisess different questions, like the presence of the hopelessly generic and Michael-Moorcock-ripped off (entire 'b' plot) Magician on this list. It's a glorified D
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    By: fnaf
    2017-09-19 03:15:56

    Having just finished re-reading the first ever stand alone Brandon Sanderson novel I ever read it struck me how my view of the book has changed. Of course I always knew it was likely to happen. The flaws and pacing of the text were far more noticeable. That does not mean I did not enjoy the book all over again, I simply analysed it to a far greater extent.
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    By: Lorenzo S. Harris
    2017-10-13 08:13:05

    Thank for share. it's interesting to hear. I'm also planning to see all the movies that went to theaters. I think I will start with a review of the movies I watched
    - yify

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