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Silverthorn Audiobook

Silverthorn

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Publisher's Summary

The whole of the magnificent Riftwar Cycle by best-selling author Raymond E. Feist, master of magic and adventure, now available in ebook.

For nearly a year peace reigned in the enchanted kingdom of Rillanon. But new challenges awaited Arutha, the Prince of Krondor, when Jimmy the Hand - the youngest thief in the Guild of Mockers - came upon a sinister Nighthawk poised to assassinate him.

What evil power raises the dead and makes corpses do battle with the living at the behest of the Guild of Death? And what high magic can defeat it?

Meanwhile, a life-or-death quest must be undertaken to find an antidote to a poison that fells a beautiful princess on her wedding day...

Silverthorn is the second book in the Riftwar Saga. The trilogy concludes with book three, .

©1985 Raymond E. Feist (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

"Epic scope...vivid imagination...a significant contribution to the growth of the field of fantasy." (Washington Post)
"Well-written...intelligent...intriguing." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Mr. D. S. Day 16/04/2015
    Mr. D. S. Day 16/04/2015

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    "As Good As Good As I Remembered"

    I've read the Rift War books many times over the past 20 years and was worried that a narrator wouldn't match my memory. I had nothing to fear, other than some random pauses which must have happened as part of the mastering process the story was well told.
    The story is a proper adventure/quest tale which is well paced and an excellent if too short follow up to Magician. It also sets the scene perfectly for the climax in Darkness at Sethanon.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Icewraithuk 31/03/2015
    Icewraithuk 31/03/2015 Member Since 2012

    Petrolhead, geeky, security type consultant

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    "A great listen"

    Read exceptionally well as before, great story and very enjoyable to listen to. Looking forward to the next installment and the conclusion.

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    Amazon Customer 16/11/2016

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    "Not worth a second hearing"

    Narrator does his best with poor material. The story's weak and the narration exposes all the faults in the writing. The constant 'he said, she said' nearly drove me to switch off and the writer needs a dictionary. He used the wrong word on more than one occasion. .Disappointing

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    Paul jones 03/11/2016
    Paul jones 03/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "'Great'"

    Fantastic story as always
    Epic adventure well read
    Moving in to the next story in the series

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    Simon 08/10/2016
    Simon 08/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book"

    only one negative - bizarre pronunciations on some names, but didn't detract from a rivetting story.

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    Michael Peter 21/09/2016
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    "excellent "

    I enjoyed this in the car. was very well read and was really well done

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    MR DAVID P MURPHY 04/09/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Big fan of feist. peter joyce isnt half bad"

    Big fan of feist. peter joyce isnt half bad narratng though I find him much better at 1.25x speed on audible :)

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    Robert Glynneath, United Kingdom 30/08/2016
    Robert Glynneath, United Kingdom 30/08/2016 Member Since 2012

    Hi I am single late 50 but going on 30 hobbies are my two best friends Harry & Polly my dogs , astromeney , British wildlife , photograpy

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    "Classic"

    Good follow on from magician , a few edit errors in this recording like a couple of times you hear a repeat of the story but apart from that an excellent narration

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    Robert 15/06/2016
    Robert 15/06/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "another great"

    more enjoyable than when i read it years ago highly recomended, cant wait for the finale started the download before i finished this, again i wish that somone would make this series in to films

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    Jonathon Bradbury 12/02/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "This book is amazing. What a story!!!"

    loved this story. he get everything right in making you like the people it the story

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  • Rasmus
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    "Silverthorn"

    A strong beginning followed by a slightly lower tuned ending, is my summation of this novella. Overall i realy enyoy this book but i feel its ending is a bit rushed and abrupt, and lacks propper intrigue. That said it is a marvelous book i whuld say and the characters are very collorfull. I whuld highly recomend it for everyone.

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  • Marcus Kana
    12/11/16
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    "one of the classics"
    If you could sum up Silverthorn in three words, what would they be?

    read it again. this book is part of the original set, and takes you through the beginnings of pug's story. you start to relate to the characters from a very young age and watch them grow.


    What other book might you compare Silverthorn to and why?

    non so far. i haven't followed any other series as much as i have followed this one.


    What three words best describe Peter Joyce’s performance?

    ok. maybe he should steer away from some of his voice overs. i always imagined someone to have a deep voice. but he gave them a high pitched squeaky voice.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    always at the end when the royalty are giving rewards


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