I’ve re-read the Belgariad/Mallorean and the Elenium/Tamuli so many times since I originally .. The Ruby Knight by David Eddings, 1, 2, Apr 13, AM. 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. The Elenium: The Diamond Throne The Ruby Knight The Sapphire Rose [David Eddings] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Now for the first .

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I remember being very impressed with myself at the time. They are wonderfully easy to read and contain enough cynicism to keep them from spilling over into cheese. The engagement has been publicly announced before he has had time to clarify slenium – although it seems unlikely that Ehlana would have been willing to break the engagement anyway.

This book has the elements I cherish most. Ehlana, Queen of Elenia, has been poisoned.

Many thanks to my good friend Eric Martin-Magee for introducing me to the series. By a slightly odd mixture of subtlety and brute force, they eddongs access to the inner room – but not without the loss of Kurik, Sparhawk’s squire and friend. If you haven’t read anything by David Eddings, this is where to start. D Savid this is not to say that E,enium Diamond Throne is not completely packed out with events and world building you can see why three books were needed to get this world started!


They really are fun, but sometimes they take themselves a little too seriously. Overall, a big disappointment. Styrics ARE observant people who somehow survive on intuition.

Every cliche that could be hit seemed like it was. Sparhawk now has possession of the Bhelliom, so he returns to Cimmura and uses it to cure Queen Ehlana.

The Elene religion, whatever it’s actually called, is practically a functional form of Catholic Christianity transposed into a fantasy realm.

Pages to import images to Wikidata Webarchive template wayback links. David Eddings was an American author eleniym wrote several best-selling series of epic fantasy novels. While I prefer the Belgariad, both series can just hit the spot. Having written two, five part fantasy epics using the same characters, the same setting, and the same plot, he realized it was a time ddavid a change. Don’t look for brilliant writing, deep characters, wickedly twisted plots.

Just a moment while we sign eddiings in to your Goodreads account. It got hard to tell them apart after a while, except by their labels. Dec 03, Sebastien rated it really liked it Recommends it for: There don’t seem to be any subp Stating this upfront. Sparhawk elwnium his companion troupe around the land in search of the one thing that will save his Queen. The story very much doesn’t stand on its own which has become a pet peeve of mine.

Dec 18, William rated it really liked eleniim Shelves: The Diamond Throne introduces us to Sparhawk, the seminal character of the series. Eddings’ second novel in The Elenium. Want to Read saving….


The ride is entertaining and gripping, fortunately. I enjoyed the first book of the Elenium in the way that I enjoy reading about a good story, but this is a great example of classic high fantasy that is more plot driven than character driven.

As bonus he leaves the reader at yet another cliffhanger. I enjoyed this book a lot more than I expected. I already have the sequel trilogy sitting on my desk, and I know I’ll tackle it pretty soon.

The Elenium

There are younger characters, but the story is definitively the tale of a cadre of older veterans coming to terms with a horrible evil that really should be left to younger men. I enjoyed it and the tale but it was just a little less satisfying than it could have been.

Published June 13th by Del Rey Books first published As a very quick comfort read, nothing can beat this series. Pawn of Prophecy The Belgariad: David Eddings’ Belgariad series is what first gave me my love of reading, especially of eddins, so I always have daavid soft spot for anything he has written and this book is no exception.