I've always enjoyed Leigh Brackett's "Eric John Stark" series of novels and of course ERB's "John Carter of Mars." But the one that stirred up my loins the most were the "Gor" books by John Norman.Bill Khemski
I beg to differ with the opinion that George R. R. Martin's series is the best of all time. I read about 3000 pages of it and came away disappointed. Rambling story lines, tedious political wrangling, and cardboard characters do not make a great series.
I love the Song of Ice and Fire, but I'm waiting till it's done before I'll make the decision as to whether I think it deserves the top spot. Martin's showing signs that he's losing control of the narrative, and that worries me.
Perhaps not "the greatest of all time"...I'm not sure you can say about anything unless you can see into the future...but high on my list, above several on this person's list, are the Deverry books of Katharine Kerr.
I find the lack of Barry Hughart disturbing...
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