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I think Game of Thrones is the most epic fantasy written since The Rings Trilogy.
  something that is outstanding — especially a literary work that is long and heroic
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  • I think Game of Thrones is the most epic fantasy written since The Rings Trilogy.
  • She says Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans and the other Leatherstocking Tales is the first American epic.
  • Her pancakes are epic!
  • Beowulf is the oldest epic poem in the Anglo-Saxon language.

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  • "Dude, the CGI was so epic," Chase or Chad said.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • "Epic is a stupid word," I said.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • No epic sulks.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • For the first couple of weeks, Mia and I sent each other these epic emails.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Forget about epic battles with tanks and fighter jets and the final victory of us scrappy, unbroken, intrepid humans over the bug-eyed swarm.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Epic fail.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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  • The room was grand, on the top floor of the Victorian Era, with its epic views, its glass ceiling.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Her talk detailed her epic struggle to diet her way into a fancy dress for a holiday party.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Ralph believed that everything he said had to be epic, shocking, and elaborate.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Or that (and this I draw mostly from the side notes, scribbled in several hands) he is making fitful passage, in a metaphorical sense, through the epic "seasons" of life.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Almost an epic.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Just crazed, epic fury.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • What if I had misread this whole situation, and what Will needed was not an epic journey, but ten days at home in his own bed?
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • After any major battle, I liked to get a group photo—along with exclusive rights to compose epic ballads about their exploits.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • "Epic poetry isn’t boring—or pretentious."
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • And, of course, following the meal came songs, epic poems, and speeches in praise of the princesses and the three gallant adventurers who had rescued them.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • The train ride is a sleepy six-hour epic, every hour their rickety car shunted onto a siding to let trains full of soldiers, headed for the front, hurry past.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I must be half-delirious by that point because I check behind the trees and bushes, as though he might suddenly pop out, like he used to do a few weeks ago when he and Hana and I would play our epic games of hide-and-seek.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • It’s late, but it feels later, like this whole night has been so epic that nothing in the world is recognizable anymore.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Mrs. Brown, on the other hand, ranked in the major leagues as a savior of epic proportions; she was teaching the children manners and one thing these children needed was manners.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • That is, he would begin writing an epic poem based on one of his Norwegian ancestors, Harald Haarfager, who was a 13th-century earl, or prince, or something.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Epic," agreed the third Hunter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Goldie’s battles with his ex-wife were epic.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Yet another Silver of epic proportions.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Epic in nature.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Our battles were epic and one-sided.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • A TWIST The Odyssey, an epic poem about a hero’s journey home from war, ends with reunion and peace.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Sugamo would be torn down, and the epic ordeals of POWs in Japan would fade from the world’s memory.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Nighttime was a misery of epic proportion for the girls’ mother, punctuated by only a few moments of fitful rest.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I am an epic adventure now when I travel the halls.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • I know it’s silly and useless—epically useless in my current state—but I am an animal like any other.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The trip was to be an odyssey in the fullest sense of the word, an epic journey that would change everything.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Hassan’s favorite book by far was the Shahnamah, the tenth-century epic of ancient Persian heroes.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Also, in the space of just over half a year, the Hubermanns had lost a son and gained a replacement of epically dangerous proportions.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • As Colton began to set up for an epic plastic-sword fight with an unseen villain, I marveled at his answer.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • It had an epic simplicity.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • To that end he needed to talk with Brom, master of epics and legends-the only places where dragonlore survived.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • The truth and nothing but the truth, until this memorial epic is finished, So Help Us God!
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • No one will ever write epic poems about the deeds of Hestia.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Never doubt my weaseling abilities, Shadowhunter, for they are epic and memorable in their scope.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Wrote a poem, an epic, tinged with dark humor, decided to give it to my mom because this was all her fault.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Beware! his hair filled with wrath, is epic; his blouse drapes itself like the folds of a chlamys.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • It was epic, with snow and sleet and hail and winds topping fifty miles an hour, making me think of Napoleon’s troops on the retreat from Moscow.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • In their absence, the dwarves had carved a profusion of statues, many depicting monsters and deities locked in epic battles.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • On the one hand he didn’t know Kyle at all, and moving into the apartment of a total stranger seemed like a stupid move of epic proportions.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Dead center of the sanctuary, beneath the main cupola, wooden pews had been stacked high and were now ablaze in some sort of epic funeral pyre.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
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