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The Best Fantasy Authors updated

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I enjoy good yarns, with complex plot lines, and fully fleshed out characters, complete with flaws. I also like a little wit thrown in. I hijacked another list and added some glaring omissions. I hope this will appeal to even more people.
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    #1 on the original list
    Bloemfontein, South Africa

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    Brandon Sanderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #5 on the original list
    Brandon Sanderson Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America Some may dispute me putting this writer so near the top, but I feel it is justified. Brandon Sanderson brings a refreshing approach to the Fantasy genre, and in only a short number of years has

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    #12 on the original list
    Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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    J. K. Rowling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #4 on the original list
    J. K. Rowling Yate, United Kingdom

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    Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #11 on the original list
    Stephen King Portland, Maine, United States of America

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    #29 on the original list
    East of England, Eurasia, United Kingdom

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    George R. R. Martin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

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    George R. R. Martin Bayonne, New Jersey, United States of America

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    #45 on the original list
    Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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    Christopher Paolini is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #88 on the original list
    Christopher Paolini Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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    #15 on the original list
    Sterling, Illinois, United States of America

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    David Eddings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #21 on the original list
    David Eddings Spokane, Washington, United States of America

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    #35 on the original list
    Leominster, Massachusetts, United States of America

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    Garth Nix is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #53 on the original list
    Garth Nix Melbourne, Australia

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    Ursula K. Le Guin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #14 on the original list
    Ursula K. Le Guin Berkeley, California, United States of America

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    Madeleine L'Engle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #22 on the original list
    Madeleine L'Engle New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Neil Gaiman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #6 on the original list
    Neil Gaiman Portchester, United Kingdom

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    Roald Dahl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #9 on the original list
    Roald Dahl Cardiff, United Kingdom

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    Terry Pratchett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #8 on the original list
    Terry Pratchett Beaconsfield, United Kingdom

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    H. P. Lovecraft is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #7 on the original list
    H. P. Lovecraft Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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    Roger Zelazny is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #23 on the original list
    Roger Zelazny Euclid, Ohio, United States of America

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    Robert E. Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #19 on the original list
    Robert E. Howard Peaster, Texas, United States of America

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    Gene Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #30 on the original list
    Gene Wolfe New York City, New York, United States of America

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    #36 on the original list
    Independence, Missouri, United States of America

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    Michael Moorcock is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #25 on the original list
    Michael Moorcock London, United Kingdom

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    Susan Cooper is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #48 on the original list
    Susan Cooper Burnham, United Kingdom

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    Jack Vance is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #42 on the original list
    Jack Vance California, United States of America

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    #75 on the original list
    Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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    #13 on the original list
    Berkeley, California, USA

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    G. K. Chesterton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #46 on the original list
    G. K. Chesterton Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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    #60 on the original list
    Eurasia, Huntly, United Kingdom

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    #65 on the original list
    Walthamstow, United Kingdom

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    C. S. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #2 on the original list
    C. S. Lewis Belfast, United Kingdom

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    #40 on the original list
    Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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    Tad Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #31 on the original list
    Tad Williams San Jose, California, United States of America

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    #68 on the original list
    Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland

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    #79 on the original list
    La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France

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    #55 on the original list
    Kearney, Nebraska, United States of America

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    Mercedes Lackey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy Authors updated

    #39 on the original list
    Mercedes Lackey Chicago, Illinois, USA

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    #106 on the original list
    Maidenhead, United Kingdom

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