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Magnus the Red: Master of Prospero

Primarchs: The Horus Heresy, Book 3
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
Series: Primarchs: The Horus Heresy, Book 3, The Horus Heresy, Book 3, Primarchs: The Horus Heresy
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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Summary

Lord of the mystical and uncanny, Magnus the Red has long studied the ancient crafts of sorcery. A psyker without peer, save only for the Emperor himself, he commands his loyal followers of the Thousand Sons Legion in the Great Crusade, though also vigilant for any lost knowledge they might recover from the remains of dead human civilisations.

Now, fighting alongside his brother Perturabo of the Iron Warriors, Magnus begins to foresee an approaching nexus of fate - will he remain true to their mutual aims or divert his own efforts towards furthering his own mastery of the warp?

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First audiobook and loved it

I found this really easy to listen to and absolutely breezed through it in a few days. Loved the characters and story and they voice acting was superb.

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Very easy listen, good story

Boasts plenty of positive insight into the background of the Thousand Sons, pre Heresy era

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An Interesting Albeit Brief Look into Magnus

Very well put together, and beautiful naration as always from Keeble. This books focuses slightly more on the thousand sons than Magnus, giving brief insights into relationships between them and other Astartes as well as their psychic powers.

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  • 16-08-19

Great story with interesting twists!!

Loved it, lived it, couldn't put it down, listen to it!!!
And because I needed four more words the narration brings it to life!!

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problem with the recording

the story is good but during chapter 8 it skips and jumps a lot.

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Not what you expect.

I was hoping for a little more information about Magnus apart from his abilities on Morningstar, and against Shi'tan (hope that's how you spell it). But I did thoroughly enjoy the story, and now I think the offshoot book about Aharmani. The narrator Keeble first class as always, I do think he puts all his talents into every character, how he remembers which voice goes to which of the characters is brilliant. But Not enough information about Magnus The Red. Book should have been called 'The Desolation of Morningstar' and maybe only 3🌟 for that reason.

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Not quite what I expected.

Whilst certainly an enjoyable look at the events surrounding Morningstar, I was hoping for more of a life and times of Magnus and his thought processes and actions leading to and during his fall from grace.

This was my first “Primarchs” novel and therefore I perhaps misunderstood what the stories individual Primarch books would tell.

Still an enjoyable listen but not what I expected.

Jonathan Keeble’s delivery is top notch as I’ve come to expect.

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  • Adrian Ojeda
  • 01-11-17

Pick up this audiobook

Incredible story and voice acting. Pick it up if you love the 40k universe. Completely worth it.

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  • stephen lowry
  • 17-04-20

Through the eyes of a Tragic Hero/Villian

Great read! One of my faves of the Horus Heresy
Primarch novels! Jonathan Keeble delivers another great performance narrative of this novel. Magnus the Red the tragic hero or villian? You can decide after you see it through his eyes.

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  • Benjamin Garwood
  • 01-01-20

Magnus the Red Audiobook

As with prior audiobooks in this series as well as Horus heresy series the voice acting really brings the universe to life. This is a really interesting travel into Magnus the Reds character. Highly recommend listen.

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  • Wes Brown
  • 03-10-19

Brothers

It's gratifying to see these two act like brothers. I look forward to seeing how Magnus went chaotic...

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-19

Crimson King

It’s a good book overall. But I feel it could do more to elaborate on the details inside the story.