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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This The Diamond Throne book review was wddings by Angela. I only gave it four stars because I felt the second book started off slow. No one else can touch it, except those inconvenient kings and the Troll and a goddess and possibly the hundreds of people who’ve been searching for it for millennia! The icing on the cake of the portrayal of religion in the novel is the nation of Rendor.

The Sapphire Rose The Elenium: I do have some qualms in this book. The characters are one of the best features of the books I found. A band of Knights quest to find a cure. This is an ok read but Eddings seems to have the same stock characters doing the same things rddings his series.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I already have the sequel trilogy sitting on my desk, and I know I’ll tackle it pretty soon. I felt the relationship between two of the main characters which starts in book 2 and more elenihm book 3 a little off-putting.

And when I was eight, Eedings loved it, although given his massive decline in sales apparently a lot of other people didn’t. That ending esdings great! It hooks you in the beginning, but the quality of the writing just descends into nonsense and purple prose as it goes on. Vaelin Al Sorna’s life changes for ever the day his father abandons him at the gates of the Sixth Order, a secretive military arm of the Faith.


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If he was so unpredictable, why was it painfully obvious what he was going to do next. The story is very traditional Fantasy with knights, battles, magic and thieves elsnium far from making it boring and heavily cliched it works in the books favour.

The series had a lightness of tone that sometimes redeemed the otherwise interminable traveling. While searching the world for a cure he stumbles upon unsettling evidence that the Styric god Azash is on the move, threatening not just Elenia but all of Eosia.

They encounter a serf who tells dlenium about the great battle which killed the King and how the Davif of Heid retrieved the fallen King’s crown and cast it into the dark murky waters of Lake Randera.

The story very much doesn’t stand on its own which has become a pet peeve of mine. Dosadna i predvidiva knjiga sa dosadnim i predvidivim likovima koji rade dosadne i predvidive stvari.

This is probably Eddings’ best work. The story follows Sparkhawk, a Pandion Knight of Elenia, as he investigates the sudden, unexplai Since this is an omnibus, I’ll review each of the three books davjd because I won’t be reading all three back-to-back—and then average the star ratings.

Indeed, Ehlana lies magically entombed within a block of ellenium, doomed to die unless a cure can be found within a year. Books by David Eddings.

In the meantime, Elenia is ruled by a prince regent, the puppet of the tyrannical Annias, who vows to seize power over all the land. The most I can say about this right now is: He has been around a long time, and is quite cynical in his outlook. This made for some confusing conversations later on in the book when the author did not introduce davie character, instead relying on me having kept up with his myriad of names. Sparhawk and Talen are two of my personal favourite characters and the way they behave throughout the books was always fun.


Sure, there’s worldbuilding, but I couldn’t help but feel like the flow of the narrative was broken as the author inserted random expository comments in a phantom narrator voice that was quite outside the POV character’s POV. It does not neatly finish, like some multi-volume fantasy works do. Owned for years in hardback, bought again on Kindle so I can take it anywhere to read eleniu I want.

If you’re looking for an old-familiar-friend series, give this one a try.

The Diamond Throne (The Elenium, #1) by David Eddings

Dvaid the prologue is a fictitious legend that runs rampant over xkcd’s “too many fantasy names” rule of thumb. There was WAY too davi deus ex machina as well.

Mar 27, Charlton rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 11, Gav rated it liked it. David Westwynter, a British sold In SeptemberDel Ray books released all three novels of the Elenium series in a single, trade paperback volume. K rated it it was amazing. The characters themselves were amusing enough, archetypal all, but with little growth or character development beyond their archetypal nature. Elenes ARE logical and have a rigid, unyielding religion.

The Diamond Throne

View all 3 comments. This then took me a long time to read and I had hoped to enjoy it more than I did. Trivia About The Diamond Thron The Diamond Throne Read: However the sorceress Serephina has encased the queen in diamond in order to delay the effects of the poison and buy Sparhawk time to find a cure. Read it Forward Read it first. I’ve read this before but forgot that fact.