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A Darkness at Sethanon

Narrated by: Peter Joyce
Length: 21 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (855 ratings)
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Summary

The adventure concludes with the triumphant finale in the Riftwar Saga. Raymond E. Feist is an internationally best-selling author.

The battle may be over, but war is coming… The Kingdom forces may have won the first conflict but the enemy has a strong grip on Midkemia and invasion now seems inevitable.

Arutha travels north to confront the Dark Elves, but without help, Pug knows that Arutha's forces face slaughter. With Tomas he must scour the world - and beyond - to find the one person with enough power to give them a chance. If they fail, Midkemia will be the first of many worlds to fall to a madman with the power to dominate death itself…

A Darkness at Sethanon concludes Raymond E. Feist's bestselling Riftwar Saga.

©1986 Raymond E. Feist (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"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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If you like wizards dragons you will love this .

If you could sum up A Darkness at Sethanon in three words, what would they be?

Really enjoyed it

What other book might you compare A Darkness at Sethanon to, and why?

Lord of the rings

Which scene did you most enjoy?

all of it

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

This would make one hell of a film

Any additional comments?

Peter Joyce as always great .
on to more by Feist .

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Beautifully descriptive

An amazing escape into a wonderful world. The narrator compliments the author brilliantly, allowing you to be transported into a fantastically designed fantasy. The series has gripped me from the beginning, and these audio novels add so much more. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys fantasy, and a great series for anyone who wants to give fantasy a go.

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A great way to finish the trilogy

This is nowhere as good as the original Magician story wise but the performance is excellent and the story comes to a satisfying conclusion. If you love DND style fantasy you will not be disappointed. It does not take itself too seriously and is reasonably light in nature.

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Pronunciation.<br />

If Peter Joyce learned how to pronounce the names properly the story would sound a lot better.

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Great saga to experience

Having read the books some time ago I was keen to revisit them and Peter Joyce’s performance genuinely added to the experience. Characters are brought to live very well through his voice and it made many commuting train journeys a pleasure.

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A darkness at dynamo - brilliant

Always enjoy Raymond E Feists books such a great
Mind , following each character through Facebook is like having an extended family. Thank you

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Entertaining listen

I thought this was a fun and enthralling listen with lots going on. If you love dragons you'll love this.

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Very good story line and well read top class I will look at other books

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Everything wrapped up nicely - and done well.

I liked this series. I read it when it first came out, and have the two preceding books as well.

What I said then holds true here - Joyce's reading takes some getting used to, as do his weird pronunciations of character names and places. But if you've got the third book here, you must be ok with it by now.

Feist brings the plot to a satisfactory ending without it being too trite or deus ex machina, and there's no shortage of things going on to make it an exciting read with plenty of action and plot twists over two different worlds, with a nice bit of culture clash as characters crossover in both directions.

No real criticisms, apart from points I made earlier - all the major heroes constantly throw themselves into danger yet all survive despite the cannon fodder soldiers surrounding them being cut to ribbons, and there are too many characters who seem to have stepped off the medieval catwalk, being described as incredibly beautiful or ruggedly handsome and noble.

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amazing and Tina trilogy

a amazing end to a even better trilogy. builds nice and steady to a amazing climax

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  • Lisa
  • 21-05-18

Solid story in written form as well as audio form

The strong performance by Peter Joyce drives this fantastic crossover. I read this series in written form many years ago and I find that they are holding their own in audio format. This is a solid addition to the series

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  • Gustaf
  • 06-05-18

He writes about love in the same Way a potato would write about the irish

So i like this book. But i admit that i almost returend it. And Only did not because how much i liked the ending. Now i feel that he could write romance better, Cause the Way he does it now is Kinda short, to the point, and mostly bitter. So just like how a potato would write about the irish.

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  • Jason
  • 20-07-15

Excellent

An excellent finish to the trilogy and a great addition to the world that has been created for this series.