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Re: Which three fantasy author have you read the most?
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2019, 02:01:19 PM »
There's a lot of authors I've read a dozen or so books. The list below includes novellas and single-author anthologies.

Jack Campbell - 25 (all Sci fi)
Adrian Tchaikovsky - 26 (fantasy/sci fi)
Terry Brooks - 31 (all fantasy)
Brandon Sanderson - 32 (fantasy/sci fi)
Kevin J. Anderson - 32+ (sci fi) (unsure of exact number but there's thirty two plus some Star Wars novels)
David Gemmell - 33 (fantasy/crime)
Isaac Asimov - 57 (sci fi/fantasy/crime)
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Re: Which three fantasy author have you read the most?
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2019, 10:40:24 PM »
Oooh data ;D

My top 3 are:
1. Robin Hobb = 16
2. Terry Pratchett = 15 (or, if you include the 'Science of Discworld' books too, 19)
2. Mark Lawrence = 13

Impressive. I thought this thread would have a lot of Pratchett as the man has 50+ books out. But you seem to have read everything I have in print and more besides. Good going  :D

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Re: Which three fantasy author have you read the most?
« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2019, 07:58:30 AM »
Oooh data ;D

My top 3 are:
1. Robin Hobb = 16
2. Terry Pratchett = 15 (or, if you include the 'Science of Discworld' books too, 19)
2. Mark Lawrence = 13

Impressive. I thought this thread would have a lot of Pratchett as the man has 50+ books out. But you seem to have read everything I have in print and more besides. Good going  :D
hehe it's "Bound", which I had to get, even though I 'never' read ebooks - I couldn't resist ;D
I've also read 'During the dance', but I didn't count that one.
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Re: Which three fantasy author have you read the most?
« Reply #18 on: August 14, 2019, 11:46:56 AM »
By sheer amount of books released or page amount...


- GRRM (5 books - but huge page amount)
- Glen Cook (12 books, but not massive amount of pages)
- J.K. Rowling (7 books)
- Stephen King (Dark Tower has 8 books plus his standalones... probably around 12-13)
- Bernard Cornwell (I read the entire Sharpe collection which was 21 books... plus his King Arthur series (3 books) and at the time there were 4 or 5 from his Saxon Chronicles out and his Archer trilogy... so that's over 30, easily.

In terms of sheer volume then: Bernard Cornwell... I think with so many books he probably passes GRRM in pages too haha.

The problem is... Cornwell was a LONG time ago (probably over a decade, most likely over 15 years ago) when I wasn't even an avid fantasy  reader. More recently it would be GRRM and Rowling.

- Mark Lawrence and Michael R. Fletcher are the only authors I've reread.
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