Originally Posted by tompe
It is stand-alone at least. Some suggestions like Earthsea and Dying Earth I do not think is high or epic fantasy at all.
I agree with you on that; I wasn't reading the title of his thread carefully enough.
I do, then, recommend this series by Jack Vance:
* Lyonesse Trilogy
Epic, grand, and with delicious language. It's not, however, for lazy readers who want to be tickled and cuddled to death. (One should find something large or already deceased for that task!)