The Elenium
Books in series3
UNABRIDGED
(4.1 based on 1873 ratings)
  • 1

    The Diamond Throne: The Elenium, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By David Eddings
    • Narrated By Greg Abby
    Overall
    (769)
    Performance
    (457)
    Story
    (465)

    Sparhawk, the Pandion Knight and Queen's Champion, returns from a long spell of exile to find his native land overrun with evil and intrigue, and his young Queen grievously ill. Indeed, Ehlana lies magically entombed within a block of crystal, doomed to die unless a cure can be found within a year.

    Bryan J. Peterson says: "Quirky pronunciations but overall a worthy job."
    Quirky pronunciations but overall a worthy job.

    I read the Elenium and Tamuli serieses back in 1996 when I was sixteen. I'd just finished reading the Belgariad and Malloreon novels earlier that spri..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 19 2009 by Bryan J. Peterson (Twin Falls, Idaho United States)
  • 2

    The Ruby Knight: The Elenium, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By David Eddings
    • Narrated By Greg Abby
    Overall
    (572)
    Performance
    (330)
    Story
    (338)

    Ehlana, Queen of Elenia, had been poisoned. A deep enchantment sustained her life, but only while the Knights aiding it still lived - and, already, they were dying, one each month. Then Sparhawk, the knight and Queen's Champion, learned that the cure for the poison was Bhelliom, the great jewel lost when Sarak of Thalesia died in battle 500 years before.

    Christina says: "Couldn't wait"
    Couldn't wait

    I listened to The Diamond Throne and couldn't wait to listen to the The Ruby Knight. I listened to it in two days and I am looking forward to The Sap..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 03 2009 by Christina (Salt Lake City, UT, USA)
  • 3

    The Sapphire Rose: The Elenium, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By David Eddings
    • Narrated By Greg Abby
    Overall
    (532)
    Performance
    (295)
    Story
    (304)

    Finally, the knight Sparhawk had come to possess Bhelliom, legendary jewel of magic that alone could save Queen Ehlana from the deadly poison that had felled her father. Sparhawk and Sephrenia, ageless instructor in Styric magics, made haste to free Ehlana from the crystalline cocoon that had preserved her life while they desperately sought a cure.

    Cliff says: "A great end to this trilogy"
    A great end to this trilogy

    The writing is good. if you enjoyed the first two novels you will like this one as well. All the lose ends from the story are tied up nicely while sti..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 12 2014 by Cliff (madison, MS, United States)