The Top 10 Fantasy Books That Inspired Modern Dungeons & Dragons

These epic fantasies are a natural 20.

books that inspired Dungeons & Dragons

1.

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Lord of the Rings

By J.R.R. Tolkien

2. 

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Swords and Deviltry

By Fritz Leiber

3.

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Parable of the Sower

By Octavia E. Butler

4.

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A Princess of Mars

By Edgar Rice Burroughs

5.

books that inspired Dungeons & Dragons

The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft

By H.P. Lovecraft

6.

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A Wizard of Earthsea

By Ursula K. Le Guin

7.

books that inspired Dungeons & Dragons

The Coming of Conan the Cimmerarian

By Robert E. Howard

8.

sci-fi fantasy books

The Sword of Welleran

By Lord Dunsany

9.

books like Dungeons & Dragons

Bulfinch's Mythology

By Thomas Bulfinch

10.

high fantasy books

Name of the Wind

By Patrick Rothfuss