Originally Posted by Shadowplay
Considering what you said you liked & didn't like how 'bout one of my all-time favorite large fantasy trilogies: Memory, Sorrow and Thorn
by Tad Williams.
(kindle format for ya since I see that's your current device)
There are some pretty deliberately obvious stereotypes here that get toyed around with by the author and just some really interesting characters, dialogue and world building. Good stuff - all available in ebook form.
I've read that and I liked Tad's Otherland
series better. I've yet to read the Shadowmarch