Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy

5 best books like Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy (Douglas A. Anderson): The Children of Húrin, Lady of the Forest, The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan, Lady Of Sherwood, The Golden Wolf

The Children of Húrin
AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
Tolkien fans are sure to treasure this tale of Middle-earth's First Age, which appeared in incomplete forms in the posthumously published The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales. Those earlier books, also edited by Tolkien's son, Christopher, only hinted at the depth and power of the tragic story...
AuthorJennifer Roberson
As the gates of Ravenskeep swing open and a young woman flees into the primeval depths of Sherwood Forest and into the arms of the man she loves, a saga of exceptional power and remarkable passion begins...

He is Sir Robery Locksley--the heroic nobleman who has turned his back on all he knows to...
The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan
AuthorSherry Thomas
CHINA, 484 A.D.

A Warrior in Disguise
All her life, Mulan has trained for one purpose: to win the duel that every generation in her family must fight. If she prevails, she can reunite a pair of priceless heirloom swords separated decades earlier, and avenge her father, who was paralyzed...
Lady Of Sherwood
AuthorJennifer Roberson
National bestselling author Jennifer Roberson brought the legend of Robin Hood and Maid Marian to life in Lady of the Forest -- a story so beautifully told that it lives on in our imaginations. Roberson, renowned in the fantasy world for two successful and award-winning series, has a devoted following...
The Golden Wolf
AuthorLinnea Hartsuyker
The fates of Ragnvald and his sister Svanhild unfold to their stunning conclusion in this riveting final volume in The Golden Wolf Saga, a trilogy that conjures the ancient world with the gripping detail, thrilling action, and vivid historical elements of Game of Thrones and Outlander.

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