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The Elenium: The Diamond Throne The Ruby Knight The Sapphire Rose [David Eddings] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Now for the first . The Elenium is a series of fantasy novels by David Eddings. The world of the Elenium was the second fully realized fantasy world crafted by the Eddingses, and. Now for the first time in one thrilling volume–the three magical novels that make up David Eddings’s epic fantasy The Elenium. In an ancient.

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Mass Market Paperbackpages. This made for some dacid conversations later on in the book when the author did not introduce the character, instead relying on me having kept up with his myriad of names.

Eddings writes spectacular characters as always and finally the plot is thickening. It was a dull read despite the new episode of action or intrigue seeming to occur every twenty to fifty pages. It dwvid fast-paced, witty, and engaging. I’ve never been tempted to read anything by Eddings since.

May 31, Jimmy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: They travelled for days, sometimes weeks to get around.

The Diamond Throne

You get to know the first few characters in the starter and the plot presents equally appealing dual conflicts. I remember this series very fondly, but I think I enjoyed it more as a teenager.

Now for the first time in one thrilling volume-the three magical novels that make up David Eddings’s epic fantasy The Elenium. The cavid of the sorceress Sephrenia have kept the queen alive-but the spell is fading. It’s a true fantasy novel, with knights and magic and battles and the works.


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Want to Read saving…. This is the beginning of a new edding series and I am not as hooked as I was with the prior series of his. But the plot is different enough to keep it interesting, despite certain similarities, and is very fast paced, Sparhawk is constantly on the move, and it seems once one crisis is averted another one pops up and Sparkhawk is trotting off to sort that out as well.

The tale was lost a little in this, or at least a little shrouded. I have recently ordered them for a friend that will like them just as much.

We have the flenium of the hero and the destiny, the peril, the item of power and the quest to obtain it, the great evil, the personal rival, and all the layers upon layers of worldbuilding that come w The Elenium is one of the first classic fantasy series I read after a long, long foray into Star Wars and Star Trek novels. The characters are one of the best dwvid of the books I found.

Sparhawk is a three-dimensional character, not the best but far from the worst. It’s light reading, it’s fast reading. To view it, click here. Typically, quest adventures like to run with someone much younger and malleable, so the mix-up here is refreshing.

This book follows the quest to finding and acquiring the gem. This has bits of that but somehow pales into insignificance next to it. And yet, it isn’t quite perfect. It follows the story of Sparhawk, a Pandion Knight who has a knack of upsetting people in high places. Sparhawk now has possession of the Bhelliom, so he returns to Cimmura and uses it to cure Queen Ehlana.


I have reread this so many times in the last 20 years This page was last edited on 7 Julyat Sep 16, Joe rated it ekenium was amazing Shelves: It will tempt everyone who touches it. They edings the city of Zemoch, and find the temple which contains the mud idol to which Azash is confined. And in the most obvious and laughable example, at the end of the first book, Sparhawk “for the first time in his life, contemplated the deliberate murder of an unarmed man.

The novel itself describes it as “cruel, rigid, unforgiving and smugly self-righteous” by Sephrenia, a follower of a polytheistic competing religion, and the Elene religion never is more than that.

After finding King Sarak’s grave they learn that the crown had not been buried with him. Halius is a Plainsward, a simple man tasked with a grave responsibility.

The Bhelliom was last known to have been mounted on the crown of the Advid King Sarak. If you are going to read Eddings stick to the Belgariad books. She was eight when Sparhawk left. K rated it it was amazing. Since this is an omnibus, I’ll review each of the three books davir because I won’t be reading all three back-to-back—and then average the star ratings.

The Elenium focuses on a Knight called Sparhawk and his travels to save his young and very beautiful queen, who is encased in diamond to keep her alive.