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Dissolution Audiobook

Dissolution: Forgotten Realms: War of the Spider Queen, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The War of the Spider Queen begins here.

While their whole world is changing around them, four dark elves struggle against different enemies. Yet their paths will lead them all to the most terrifying discovery in the long history of the drow and set them on a quest to save not only Menzoberranzan but the entire dark elf race from Dissolution....

©2002 Wizards of the Coast, Inc. (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Aiden Kivisto 08-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "First time listener"

    never read them before, but now I feel hooked! great story and perfect narration. awesome.

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    TW Brown, Author, Editor, and Reviewer Estacada, Oregon 07-21-15 Member Since 2013

    Todd W. Brown

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    "The Seedy Underbelly"

    If you have read any of the Salvatore tales involving the Drow, then you already know that they are an unpleasant bunch. Imagine an entire city of female J. R. Ewings and that almost comes close. This matriarchy is well known for being chaotic and just plain nasty. Their current problem resides in the fact that Lolth has shut off her blessings. That leaves the female clerics in a tight spot. It will be fun to watch this unfold.

    The narration was fine. Very fitting for a woman to be the voice here. Although I do find it interesting where she decides to apply a Scottish accent.

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    Timothy Bowman 06-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "slow start."

    started out slow but later on grabbed my interest. cant wait to read the rest of the series.

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    Merel 05-18-15
    Merel 05-18-15
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    "difficult but fun."

    i had to listen some parts over. but it was a fun to listen too

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    Rory 01-23-15
    Rory 01-23-15
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    "All round enjoyable"

    Good pacing. Well read. A little slow but the narrator carries it thru extremely well. I would highly recommend this.

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    Amazon Customer BAUMHOLDER, GERMANY 01-17-15
    Amazon Customer BAUMHOLDER, GERMANY 01-17-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Great novel"

    drows other then drizzt and jarlaxle. I find that it still follows the important hierarchy of mensobenzeran but putting the spot light on smaller houses make the story unique.

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    chris 03-11-14
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    "A 5 star series."
    Where does Dissolution rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    5 all the way. It has no weakness


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The mage. He pokes it up ever ones but, with sly remarks & gets away with it, most of the time.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    All the magic fights were good.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Trial of the Spider Queen.


    Any additional comments?

    no

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Philip Varsity Lakes, Australia 06-29-13
    Philip Varsity Lakes, Australia 06-29-13
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    "I liked one third of the story."
    Would you try another book from Richard Lee Byers and/or Rosalyn Landor?

    yes


    Has Dissolution turned you off from other books in this genre?

    no


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Not one particular scene. I enjoyed the Rild and Feron storyline.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    the other two storylines - Gromph vs Quenthal and the Ched Nasad ambassador.
    The final battle was a little anti-climactic. I would have preferred the victory over the insurgents to be less complete.


    Any additional comments?

    I am actually looking forward to the expedition to ched nasad. but 1/3 of the story was fun. the rest was superfluous.

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    A.J. 12-07-16
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    "Good story, cringey narration."

    The book is a typical action-adventure, pulp fantasy, set in the Underdark of the Forgotten Realms. That said, it is an excellent representative of said genre. Unfortumately the narration fails to deliver

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    Thomas Manor, TX, United States 11-25-16
    Thomas Manor, TX, United States 11-25-16 Member Since 2015

    Remember read something this month, share it with someone and make the world a better place!

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    "Fantastic D&D Game"

    Loved the characters and the setup for the party to go on a grand adventure. If you like the Underdark this book is for you.

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