4 Most popular fantasy authors

Articles Sep 20, 2019 12:05

Fantasy genres have become famous in recent years, thanks to the success of films such as the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. To have the most famous and influential fantasy works, to mention the great authors who made it.

In this article, we will make a list of the four greatest fiction authors of all time and their typical works.

1. J.R. R Tolkien

4 Most popular fantasy authors
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  JRR Tolkien is a British author and fantasy academic. Tolkien settled in England as a young, continuing to study at Exeter College. While teaching at the University of Oxford, he published the famous fantasy novel The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings. The works had a devoted international fan base and were transformed into an award-winning blockbuster.  

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series are grouped among the most popular books in the world, having dozens of sales of millions of copies. The ring trio was also directed by Peter Jackson as a very popular, award-winning film trio starring Ian McKellen, Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett, and Viggo Mortensen, among others. Jackson also directed a three-part Hobbit motion film starring Martin Freeman, which was released between 2012 and 2014.  

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2. George RR Martin

4 Most popular fantasy authors
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  George Raymond Richard Martin, also known as GRRM, is an American novelist and short-story writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, screenwriter, and television producer.   

Martin's books are dense and extremely detailed bringing you into his world like a true master of the craft. When you flip the last page of any of his novels, you find yourself almost astray for being too immersed in his world. Be warned, if you want to solve the series of songs about his ice and fire, you'll need to be ready for some of the most horrible but wonderful articles you've ever experienced.

3. J. Rowling

4 Most popular fantasy authors
Source: Time Magazine

K Rowling, full of Joanne Kathleen Rowling, is the English author who created the famous and was critically appreciated by the Harry Potter series, about a young sorcerer in training.

The first book in Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997; also published as Harry Potter and the Witch's Stone), was released under the name JK Rowling. (Her publisher has proposed a neutral pen of gender; Joanne Rowling was born, she used JK, adding his middle name to Kathleen.) The book is an immediate success, appealing to both children, its intended audience and adults. With vivid descriptions and an imaginative narrative, it tracks the adventures of the unavoidable hero Harry Potter, a lonely orphan who discovered that he was truly a witch and enrolled in the Witch School and Hogwarts Shaman. The book received numerous awards, including the British Book Awards. The city volumes of Cities and Secrets (1998), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1999), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2000), Harry Potter and The Phoenix (2003), and Harry Potter and the oldest (2005) were sold, are present in more than 200 countries and around 60 and Semantic Golf. The seventh and final novel in the Order, Harry Potter, and the Deathly Hallows, was released in 2007.

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4. Anne McCaffery

4 Most popular fantasy authors
Source: Wikipedia

Anne Inez McCaffrey is an American writer who migrated to Ireland and is famous for its series of the science fiction Dragonriders of Pern. A 46-year early career by McCaffrey as a writer, she became the first woman to win the Hugo award for the novel and was the first to win the Nebula Awards. Her 1978 White Dragon novel became one of the first science fiction books to appear on the New York Times bestseller list.

In 2005, American science fiction and fantasy writers called McCaffrey as their 22nd Grand Master, an annual award for the Living Writers of the fantasy and science fiction genre.  She was introduced on 17 June 2006 by the Science Hall of Fame. She also received the Robert A. Heinlein Award for her work in 2007.

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