Over at his blog, Enter the Octopus, Matt Staggs asks an interesting question:
I know that thereâ€™s been a good many attempts to quantify a â€œcanonâ€ of fantastic literature, but why should we let that stop us now? When I say â€œqualityâ€ fantasy literature, what comes to mind, and why? Letâ€™s say you give me five good examples. After a while, Iâ€™ll wade in and give you mine.
I thought it would be fun to ask my readers the same thing.
What are the five most essential Science Fiction and Fantasy novels?