Fantasy genre books (56)


1.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens EN

Rating: 4.5     28 Votes
Description:
From the bustling, snowy streets of 19th-century London to the ghostly apparitions of Christmases past and future, award-winning artist Roberto Innocenti vividly renders not only the authentic detail but also the emotional impact of Charles Dickens's beloved Christmas tale. In both crowded urban scenes and intimate portraits of familiar characters, we gain a sense of the timeless humanity of the tale and perhaps catch a glimpse of ourselves.

2.
A Winter Book

A Winter Book : Selected Stories by Tove Jansson EN

Rating: 3.5     5 Votes
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the 20th century, this newly translated selection provides a thrilling showcase of the great Finnish writer's prose.
Recommended: 02 Dec 2022

3.

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg by Dubravka Ugrešić EN

Rating: 3.6     9 Votes
Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
Description:
"Baba Yaga Laid an Egg takes a traditional myth and spins it afresh. The result is an extraordinary meditation on femininity, aging, identity, secrets and love." -- taken from jacket front flap.
Recommended: 27 Sep 2022

4.

Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel EN

Rating: 3.5     34 Votes
Description:
A novel from the author of Giving Up the Ghost and A Place of Greater Safety.
Recommended: 02 Oct 2022

5.

Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland
Description:
Soon to be a major Netflix original series! The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world, in the first novel of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the Netflix series and the blockbuster video games. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf. Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as the Witcher, ha... continue
Recommended: 13 Dec 2022

6.

Children of the Cave by Virve Sammalkorpi EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Recommended: 31 Dec 2019

7.

Drowned Country by Emily Tesh EN

Rating: 3     7 Votes
Description:
Even the Wild Man of Greenhollow can’t ignore a summons from his mother, when that mother is the indomitable Adela Silver, practical folklorist. Henry Silver does not relish what he’ll find in the grimy seaside town of Rothport, where once the ancient wood extended before it was drowned beneath the sea—a missing girl, a monster on the loose, or, worst of all, Tobias Finch, who loves him. In this stunning sequel to Silver in the Wood, Emily Tesh once again invites readers to lose themselves in the story of Henry and Tobias, and the magic of a myth they’ve always known. Praise for Silver in the ... continue
Recommended: 13 Nov 2022

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Heredero

Heredero by Costa Alcalá ES

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
Antes de la Revolución había diez Familias, una para cada Poder.
Ahora solo quedan ocho.
Aura desapareció. De Dominio, la Familia Imperial, solo queda un mal recuerdo.

Casi veinte años después, los estudiantes del Liceo de la Guardia de Blyd se entrenan para proteger con su magia a una sociedad que hace años que vive en paz. Pero cuando la sombra de Dominio vuelve a sobrevolar el país, un grupo de estudiantes tendrá que enfrentarse a los secretos del pasado… sin revelar los suyos.
Recommended: 03 Nov 2022

9.

HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt EN

Rating: 3.5     25 Votes
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Description:
"Originally published as Hex in 2013 by Luitingh-Sijthoff in Amsterdam"--Colophon.

10.

Himself by Jess Kidd EN

Rating: 4     17 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2016Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 20171950. A teenage girl is brutally murdered in a forest. But, somehow, her baby survives.1976. A mysterious and charming young man returns to the remote coastal village of Mulderrig, seeking answers about the mother who, it was said, had abandoned him on the steps of a Dublin orphanage.With the help of its oldest and most eccentric inhabitant, he will force the village to give up its ghosts. Nothing, not even ... continue
Recommended: 03 Mar 2018


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