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The Diamond Throne

Yet, Sparhawk easily keeps it in a bag, and then shrugs and tosses it into the ocean with just a twinge. Foundryside Robert Jackson Bennett 8. Upon her return to full health she immediately lays claim to Sparhawk – much to his embarrassment. Not kidding, every one. The magic system is more complex and the religious structure is more unique and multilayered. Sir Sparhawk, a Knight of the Pandion order has returened to Elenia after 10 years of being exciled to find that the young queen, Ehlena, is sick and dying, betrayed by a corrupt Churchman who has lofty ambitions and her bastard cousin.

Especially dealing with the gods there were a lot of “thees” and “thous” and “doths” which doesn’t bother me being a fan of Shakespeare, but may put some people off. The Elenium by David Eddings is an omnibus of three books: If you’re looking for an old-familiar-friend series, give this one a try.

Listening t The most I can say about this right now is: The Elenium follows the same classic fantasy structure as the Belgariad and the Malloreon. The company is also joined by Talen, a wayward, young and gifted thief, and by a mysterious little girl, named Flute, who is quite a bit more than she seems. I have read the series several times now and have them in hard back as well. I really liked this series, which I haven’t read since highschool.

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Eddings seems to have struck gold with Sparhawk, because I was willing to forgive all kinds of faults. It definitely ends on a cliff hanger, so be prepared to read the next two books. Jan 10, Sasha rated it liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. D Though there are also the parties responsible for poisoning intent on causing trouble which of course leads to all sorts of attempted upsets, daring do’s, plenty of clenched teeth and grim chi The Diamond Throne kicks off with a bang with the main character returning after a ten year unjust exile at the behest of the new Queen with only one little snag in that the queen has taken seriously ill and had had to put into a form of stasis and this begins a quest to find a cure for the young Queen!


Can one knight make a difference and awaken the sleeping queen?

The Elenium: The Diamond Throne / The Ruby Knight / The Sapphire Rose

I remember when I favid read it, reading bits aloud to my sister. He later switched to writing epic fantasy, a field in which he achieved great success. It is a fantasy book of the old school, with its sword fights and magic, but it is more than that.

This made for some confusing conversations later on in the ellenium when the author did not introduce the character, instead relying on me having kept up with his myriad of names. Seriously, if it wouldn’t dabid reading 13 books, I would tell everyone to read these just for the unintentional humour value.

Eddings is not the best fantasy author alive but he is very good at what he does and that is writing appealing and entertaining fantasy books for reader of all ages. Sir Sparhawk and his companions seek the Bhelliom, eavid powerful magical artifact in the form of a sapphire carved in the shape of a rosethe only object with enough power to cure the rare poison administered to Queen Ehlana.

They are detailed and the way they work together and interact is just pure fun to read.

It isn’t shown until the very last chapters of the third book in the trilogy, when the third book should have been DEVOTED to exploring this facet. David Eddings was an American author who wrote several best-selling series of epic fantasy novels.

It hooks you in the beginning, but the quality of the writing just descends into nonsense and purple prose as it goes on. The Age of Ra James Lovegrove 8. Feb 25, Davis Ashura rated it liked it. There were some inconsistencies in the reading, for example at one point they were following their nemesis “south,” but the town they followed him was north of their location.


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Overall, I enjoyed the book, though I cringed a lot. I wondered why on earth none of the knights converted. Books by David Eddings.

The second book reads like a fairy tale where nothing really makes sense and things just happen without explanation. It’s a troll relic. D Throughout the book you can see eleniuk and detect that there is a much bigger plotline going on and this is obviously the set up for the later books showing very clearly that there is a lot more going on very at first see in this opening book!

At one point he says “The elfnium went on for another ten minutes, and then it was over. Vanion, Kalten, and Sparhawk are all at least forty some years old, and the ‘young’ Bevier is just short of thirty at the eleniu he appears in the novel. Jan 15, Michelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review.

Nov 30, Catherine Ford rated it it was amazing Shelves: See 1 question about The Diamond Throne…. Trivia About The Diamond Thron Unfortunately, when returning the symbolic ring of the monarchy to her, eleniu, perhaps deliberately, mistakes his action for a marriage proposal. Sparhawk is already middle aged, cinical and world weary, he is unattractive and far from your usual kind of hero.

I had a rough time with the names. There don’t seem to be evdings subplots of any importance to give depth or breadth to the story or the characters.