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Soul of the Fire Audiobook

Soul of the Fire: Sword of Truth, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Terry Goodkind returns to the epic Sword of Truth saga in a tale of sweeping fantasy adventure bound to enthrall his growing legion of fans. In Temple of the Winds, the New York Times best selling fourth novel in the series, the Seeker of Truth Richard Rahl and Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell risked their lives and souls to free the land of D'Hara from the scourge of a magical plague. But in doing so they accidentally unleashed the Chimes, a magic whose threat will reach far beyond D'Hara.

Now it has become terrifyingly clear that the Chimes have the potential to bring down all that Richard and Kahlan have worked to protect, and even the power of the Sword of Truth may not be enough to stem the tide of their unleashed magical force. But if the Chimes cannot be stopped, first they will ravage Richard and Kahlan, then all of D'Hara, and then the entire world.

Epic edge: listen to more in the Sword of Truth series.

©1999 Terry Goodkind; (P)1999 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"Goodkind's ingenious world building will keep readers captivated." (Publishers Weekly)
"Buck Schirner takes the massive cast list in stride, switching from character to character, nobleman to native, and male to female with subtle and effective grace." (AudioFile)

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    craig 04-22-16
    craig 04-22-16 Member Since 2011
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    "ignore the haters"

    Ignore the haters. The writing and narrating was fantastic. It's a fantastic work done by all involved!

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    Rachel Mathis Big Spring, Texas 04-15-16
    Rachel Mathis Big Spring, Texas 04-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Soul of the Fire"

    Soul of the Fire was not my favorite bok in fhis series. Parts were just down right boring. That being said, it really got better as the book went on and I am now purchasing ghe next book because I wanttk see where the story goes.

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    Michael D Jensen 04-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "lacking"

    It was ok, felt like not much of the main character story going on. Was all focused on the political center point of the plot, which to me was boring and had a hard time focusing. With that said, Terry still did a good job telling it and weaving everything together. The ending also felt lackluster and felt empty. I will continue on finishing this series of course.

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    Rebecca A Reedus 04-03-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Terrible narrator"

    I love this series and hate this book. One would think that the narrator would at least read the previous books to get the name, city pronunciation consistent. The other thing I could not stand about this book is Kahlan sounds like a little wimp in this book, not the confident heroine of the story

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    Orosz 03-23-16
    Orosz 03-23-16 Member Since 2014
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    "filler book"

    this was in my opinion a filler book. nothing is resolved or learned. It is a predictable book. Richard doesn't even use the sword the whole book. this just wasn't my favorite. narrators voice is nice except when it comes to imagining women's voices he sometimes squeaks.

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    Robert 03-16-16
    Robert 03-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book"

    This series is awesome. I read it years ago. Now I'm listening to it. Even better.

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    Debra Pasadena, Ca, United States 03-08-16
    Debra Pasadena, Ca, United States 03-08-16 Member Since 2013
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    "A good narrator can't fix a bad book"

    Buck Schirner is a good narrator especially when compared to Jim Bond however even a the best narrator can't turn a bad book into a good one. When writing it is sometimes necessary to have a character with few to no redeeming qualities, characters like that can be very difficult to write. Unfortunately Mr. Goodkind seems to be extraordinarily good at writing characters with no redeeming qualities as they comprise about 70% of all the characters in this book.

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    ben mckenzie 03-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "great reading"

    looking forward to next one. good story and as always unpredictable. gotta get next one now

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    Lady Blackfel 02-26-16
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    not completely sure what this book has to do with the rest. its more of a filler story, albeit a good story.

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    Dan 02-11-16
    Dan 02-11-16 Member Since 2015
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    "What a great story"

    this book has great ups and downs. Could not stop listening. I love every step of the way. Incredible and pleasing to the ears. wish I could just flow from one to the next, from beginning to end.

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