Publish date: November 9th 2005
Publisher: Bastei Lübbe
Pages no: 847
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: The Redemption of Althalus (#1)
For a story by a “fantasy master,” this was incredibly disappointing…Publisher’s Weekly calls the main protagonist an “engaging young reprobate hero.” I found him irritating, inconsistent, repetitious, full of himself with no good cause, and frequently stupid. Face it, he couldn’t have been very sma...
Fairly obvious readable eddings standalone novel. Characters are par for eddings and situations fairly telegraphed.
[Full Review to Follow shortly]Re-reading this book for review purposes.
David Eddings may not be the best author in the world, but David Eddings is the best author in the world... In this one, he tries to condense one of his multi-book fantasy epics into one book.
I had rated this one star, but that is unfair, as I never actually finished it... I may have another go some day. Basically, I read the first page in the store and thought it was wonderful! I bought it and took it home to read. And after the first chapter, things went downhill. I was a big Eddings f...
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