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Elantris Audiobook

Elantris

Once the godlike rulers of the capital of Arelon, the inhabitans of Elantris have been imprisoned within themselves, unable to die after the city's magic failed years ago. But when a new prince falls victim to the curse, he refuses to accept his fate.
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Publisher's Summary

Legendary science fiction author Orson Scott Card calls Brandon Sanderson a writer to watch.

Once the godlike rulers of the capital of Arelon, the inhabitans of Elantris have been imprisoned within themselves, unable to die after the city's magic failed years ago. But when a new prince falls victim to the curse, he refuses to accept his fate.

©2005, 2015 Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. (P)2008 Recorded Books,LLC

What the Critics Say

"...readers won't want to put it down." (Publishers Weekly)

"Outstanding." (Publisher's Weekly)

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    Ty 03-30-15
    Ty 03-30-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Wanting more"

    Another great and powerful world full of strong and passionate character. Wanting more from this rich new world that Brandon Sanderson has brought.

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    Amazon Customer 03-30-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent! An epic fantasy in one book!"

    Elantris has all the typical epic fantasy excitement, within one volume!
    The characters are fleshed out and full of their own personalities and motives. When
    the magic system is clever and easy to understand.
    My one quibble with yhe storyos that all the religions and then the names of the characters are similar, making it hard to remember who os who when they are only mentioned. But otherwise it was an excellent listen.

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    janet 03-29-15
    janet 03-29-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Well told"

    I love the book it gives you hope understanding of people who had hope and faith in each other in the willing to go on and never to give up

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    Eric 03-29-15
    Eric 03-29-15 Member Since 2015
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    "To much Narrative not enough Story!"
    What disappointed you about Elantris?

    I've listen to Brandon lastest books "Steeleheart", "FireFight" and loved them. Thought I'd give this one a chance. This one is just boring!


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

    No


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Jack Garrett's voice is not inviting. Makes it hard to listen to.


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    Amazon Customer Tejas 03-29-15
    Amazon Customer Tejas 03-29-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Meandering Story"

    Engaging plot and storyline but the telling seemed meandering and too long. Stereotypes reigned hard for the strong female lead and her literally shining prince. As it retold itself over and over it was possible to skip chapters and not miss a beat. Not the author's best work.

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    James 03-28-15
    James 03-28-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Majestic"

    Though it appears slow at times, the book presents a world fraught with chaos and religious fervor at a pace that allows the reader to form grand images in her mind. Like a rich tapestry created by the artists hands, each thread/page in this story, when seen as a finished work, builds to a grand panorama. Enjoy the view in your mind's eye and hope the artist creates more works of art this captivating.

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    Sean 03-28-15
    Sean 03-28-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story."

    I was already a fan of Brandon Sanderson from the Way of Kings and Steel Heart books. I was amazed that this was his first break out book.

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    Daniel United States 03-28-15
    Daniel United States 03-28-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Not as good as Sanderson's other works"

    I found the story to be very simplistic and predictable. The narration was very slow also... This is the first Audible program I had to turn up to 1.5X speed.

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    Sugarmama36605 03-28-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Wonderful story!"

    This was beautifully written. Even my kids sat still to listen to it. I will be looking for abother book from this author.

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    Daniel Olson 03-27-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Horrible narration"
    What disappointed you about Elantris?

    Narrator. Way too many pauses. Felt clipped.


    What didn’t you like about Jack Garrett’s performance?

    He sounded like a William Shatner parody with over-acting and far too many pauses.


    Any additional comments?

    I couldn't even listen to the book because the narration was so bad. I will just buy the book and read it myself.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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