The Burning Stone
In the third volume of this astonishing Nebula Award-nominated fantasy series, the many plot strands created in the first two novels become more tightly interwoven--as the time of the cataclysm nears when people and places long sundered by magic will once again reside in the same time and... show more
In the third volume of this astonishing Nebula Award-nominated fantasy series, the many plot strands created in the first two novels become more tightly interwoven--as the time of the cataclysm nears when people and places long sundered by magic will once again reside in the same time and universe... "The best thus far...I can now honestly say I am rabid for the next book." --B&N Explorations Praise for the Crown of Stars series: "Well-thought-out, well-structured, and well-crafted... There's a bone-deep reality to the world." --Fantasy & Science Fiction "Elliott's new high fantasy... proves an entirely captivating affair...a resounding narrative revolving around three appealing characters." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 2000
Publisher: Daw Books
Pages no: 801
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
Series: Crown of Stars (#3)
I am continuing to enjoy this series, which deserves more attention than it’s gotten. Come on, it has everything you’d want from epic fantasy: intricate plotting on an epic scale, several major threats coming from different directions, battles that can and do go either way, complex political situati...
Raises the stakes quite a bit. It also embraces more straightforwardly (and organically!) the more fantastic elements scattered through the first two volumes in the series, which is all for the better - as the world itself finally "catches up" to the story's stretching out beyond the "alternate earl...
I grew frustrated by the numerous characters and slow patches, and gave up on the series after this book. I liked many of the characters and the world building, but this series fell into too many of the traps of Epic Fantasy (I'm looking at you, Robert Jordan, Terry Goodkind, and even GRRMartin) fo...
the story continues. A little sadder than the others, with people finding out stuff they wished they hadn’t. Also, homosexuality among priests and the like is there.