Tag Archives: epic

The Primacy of Story

Over at the Black Gate blog, there’s been an interesting discussion (aka blog followed by blog rebuttal) regarding the importance of historical authenticity in epic fantasy. Author Daniel Abraham began the discussion with his post “Concerning Historical Authenticity in Fantasy, … Continue reading

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Review: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (9780756404741): Daw Fantasy (2007) What is the difference between epic and non-epic fantasy? Is it the level of world-building? Is it the scope? Generally, epic fantasy is driven by the conflicts that affect … Continue reading

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