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And what’s funny is that it’s in the non-talking parts that there’s some actual intrigue and creativity – the fantastical side of things has a chance to shine – which is what I really enjoyed about the Belgariad – ie eddiings a world with all sorts of curious things in it.

So I’m looking forward to eddinggs the last novel again lol. Back in the captial city of Matherion, Queen Ehlana has taken Emperor Sarabian underhand and is teaching him the game of politics. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Neatly blending simplicity and complexity, this tale of comradeship, dastardly doings, multiple gods, strange races and noble and ignoble humans is vintage Eddings.

The down side is that I forgot how tedious and boring it is to read about troop movements. In this dsvid, it’s a plus and a minus.

The Ruby Knight The Elenium: But others seek the gem for their own diabolical ends. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Raven’s Shadow Anthony Ryan 9. Particularly Sparhawks encounter with The Shining Ones. A couple of characters I didn’t like from the Elenium series made their way into this series and are still hanging around.

There was nothing Eddints disliked about this book. Sephrenia is against this at first, thinking the Delphae were behind her family’s murder. Feb 26, Jacob Aitken rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the 2nd book in ‘The Tamuli’ trilogy. For the American film, see The Hidden City film. The one intriguing tbe of this novel was seeing the Bhelliom had an awareness, although I could have done without the archaic language used by the gem.


I generally like lots eddingss dialogue in books. Now I’m not a misogynist who sees no value of the input of the female perspective in fantasy literature, but I believe Leigh Eddings really missed the mark here.

Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. There’s some of that in this book but I want more. As with The Elenium, there was very little I remembered about the story of The Tamuli, so there was a lot I found surprising as I was reading. The book ends with a cliff hanger which makes you want to read the third book to find The Shining Ones is book 2 of The Tamuli series. Will you bitches get your act together!? A number of well-time, stunning reveals.

Pawn of Prophecy The Belgariad: Sephrenia is a howling bigot. Tynian my favorite of the Elene kni It took me a long time to read this one – just over four months. If the govt loses money then the official loses everything. Return to Book Page.

Foundryside Robert Jackson Bennett 8. I had to fight to get through the book. There are some really good points that fans of this writer will enjoy.

The Shining Ones by David Eddings

More about David Eddings By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. As much as I love this series, I just have to say: I did remember the shocking revelation that is discovered in this book, but I had forgotten why.

Just snining Brian Wilson after he drained all his creative juices on his masterful album “Pet Sounds,” it is VERY apparent that David exhausted all his ingenuity on the Malloreon hte and now his uncredited wife Leigh has taken eddinhs of the reins.


Readers that like magic and knights will like this book as well. The Ons Ones The Tamuli: I also enjoyed the introduction of a new race to the books and thought that Eddings was masterful, as always, in relaying certain nuances about these new people. After 4 books the reader thinks that they know the regular characters very well, so it comes as a surprise to find out that one of them is irrationally prejudiced.

This book reads nothing like David’s other novels as the plot is weighed heavily on the emotional turmoil of the female goddesses, and yet this book still does a disservice to the feminist agenda! Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase.

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It took a while for me to get back in the swing of Eddings after the dystopian sci-fi I’ve been reading lately but it picked up toward the end. He later switched to writing epic fantasy, a field in which he achieved great success. This book continues the story of Sparhawk and his quest to save his queen.

Sephrenia goes through something terrible in this book, and it’s shocking to see the woman she becomes when she comes to face-to-face with what causes her so much anguish. This book completes the “Fantasy” category on the bingo board. The series consists of three volumes:.

The Shining Ones by David Eddings book review

Recommended fantasy series Recommended fantasy trilogies Hidden fantasy book gems Recommended fantasy audiobooks. For people who aren’t quite such fans of Talen and Tynian, it will be a much more enjoyable read than it was for me. While Sparhawk is away, this book jumps back and forth between him and his companions to Ehlana, Sarabian and the people with them.