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The Temptation of Elminster: Forgotten Realms: Elminster, Book 3 | [Ed Greenwood]

The Temptation of Elminster: Forgotten Realms: Elminster, Book 3

From a dark and dusty tomb, Elminster emerges, seeking the guidance of Mystra, and finds only silence. He is drawn into the clutches of the mysterious and sinister Lady of Shadows. The path he takes will lead to a Realms-shaking confrontation where Elminster has to make the most important choice of his long life. Whatever he decides, the Realms will be forever changed…
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Publisher's Summary

How do you tempt an archmage who has everything?

From a dark and dusty tomb, Elminster emerges, seeking the guidance of Mystra, and finds only silence. He is drawn into the clutches of the mysterious and sinister Lady of Shadows. The path he takes will lead to a Realms-shaking confrontation where Elminster has to make the most important choice of his long life.

Whatever he decides, the Realms will be forever changed…

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    Steve 12-10-14
    Steve 12-10-14 Member Since 2013

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    What made the experience of listening to The Temptation of Elminster the most enjoyable?

    John Pruden does an excellent job as always. It's really why I went to this series after Erevis Cale.


    What was most disappointing about Ed Greenwood’s story?

    People say Greenwood's work can get messy. I thought the first two books were great; tightly wound stories that were easy to follow. I get it... this book was suppose to be about how others were effected by Elminster and forces. But, it was just a mess. Characters are all over the place. Not know who is with who and why people are doing what they are doing. Just a real killer. There are huge gaps with no Elminster.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Sadly, it was the very very end of the book. Literally, the last few pages.


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

    C'mon. This would not be the book to make a movie. Period.


    Any additional comments?

    I would still recommend the novel but perhaps do so with a little preparation. Be prepared to look-up names online and take your time. Sometimes, I literally write down names and who they are so I can understand.

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    spyros 04-22-14
    spyros 04-22-14 Member Since 2012

    Fantasy Novels 4 Life

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    "Better than the reviews say"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    yes its the saga of elminster the character started everything d&d


    If you’ve listened to books by Ed Greenwood before, how does this one compare?

    same


    What three words best describe John Pruden’s performance?

    just ok but better than most


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    yes sir yes yes yes


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