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R. A. Salvatore's New York Times best-selling novel! Drizzt DoUrden has forsaken his subterranean home for the harsh unknown of the surface. The young warrior begins a sojourn through a world utterly unlike his own - and finds that acceptance among the surface-dwellers will only come at a great price....

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  • Adnan
  • Chula Vista, CA, United States
  • 05-19-13

A great sense of adventure

This is the last and best book of the series. Book starts with Drizzt living in cave trying to make sense of an alien environment. At this point, reader knows enough about the character to really understand how one might feel and experience when face with such circumstances. Author did a great job of actually going through a lot of detail about how surface / light / environment impacted Drizzt. A small thing such as weather change, which we might take for granted, was not well understood by Drizzt.

Since a reader could feel for the character, book provides a great sense of adventure as if reader itself is walking out to the world for the first time. For seasoned readers, it is a sense that does not easily achieved and I really appreciated it.

Once somewhat comfortable with his new environment, Drizzt tries to establish relationships which really back fires. These attempts and his appearance / race lends him in trouble. There underline theme of pre-conceptions people have and how they are quick to judge based on appearance.

His attempts to establish relationships eventually bare fruits, and his adventure continues in a different direction.

All in all, this is a good book with a great sense of adventure. Narration seems correct for this type of book, and story zips along at a brisk pace. It is a good 3.5 to 4 star book. I liked the book enough that I will be picking up the next book from the author about the character.

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  • MD
  • 11-02-13

Outstanding story

Sojourn brings the "Dark Elf Trilogy" to a close. If you enjoy Fantasy, you will enjoy this book and the trilogy. It is a fantastic conclusion to a wonderful series. The book is set on the surface so it is different feel from the first two books but I found I enjoyed it even more. I am looking forward to reading more about the character. I only hope that other books involving this character are as well written and told.

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  • 08-15-13

Great Series for the whole family!

Many years ago, I read this series and the Crystal Shard trilogy when they were first published and have followed the life and experiences of Drizzt the Drow Elf for many years. When it was released by Audible on audiobook, I was excited to jump back in and re-live those stories...I am so glad I did. Hearing these novels read by Victor Bevine is fantastic! His voice is perfect and he brings each character to life in their own unique way! Have downloaded this trilogy and the Crystal Shard trilogy to listen to again and again. I'm also sharing these audiobooks with my 10 and 11 year old children and teaching them the principles of the books...you can rise above your environment. You can become whatever you want, and living a principled life may not be easy, but it is worth it! Thanks Audible for bringing me back to these great books!

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  • F3EN
  • PERU, IN, United States
  • 01-31-14

The Wise Ranger.

What made the experience of listening to Sojourn the most enjoyable?

Nice job again. Victor.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Catty Bree, Montollyo

Which scene was your favorite?

Drizzt gives rotty Mcgrissel a BEAT down.

Any additional comments?

I really loved all these books. this really held up with the rest. Very enjoyable.

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  • Aaron
  • Sparks, NV, United States
  • 05-03-13

a must for any fantasy fan

Would you listen to Sojourn again? Why?

Absolutely I love the stories.. all three of them they have been a favorite of mine for close to 20 years now.

Which character – as performed by Victor Bevine – was your favorite?

I do not have a favorite character that Victor preformed, I'm just thrilled at the job Victor did at narrating these books. While their is nothing difficult about reading the books the way R.A Salvatore wrights i was afraid that the fighting sequences would come of as lame.I am thrilled to say that they did not not at all.

Any additional comments?

If you have never tried this series I urge anyone to start with book one and stick with them. the first book starts off a little slow but only because their is such a big world that needs to be created in your mind. midway through the book you will be cursing the times that you have to stop listening to do anything else.

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  • Teresa
  • NAMPA, ID, United States
  • 12-06-13

If it's black with a white strip, not a friend.

Drizzt is having a hard time trying to acclimate above ground. Some of it is fun other times tragic. There are new friends and lots of enemies. This story has some of the formula characters such as humans, elves, dwarves but there are many new ones too. It does take a twist when you get dwarves that are dandies and not so much as miners. As usual with RA Salvatore he takes us on a vivid and grand adventure. Narrator is good.

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  • Robert
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 07-24-13

Awesome

This was a very good series. Almost start to finish. I am pleasantly surprise to see another series that has branched off from this. Yaay!

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Ehhh

Not as good as the first two books, but still a good listen. Would recommend

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So good!

Before purchasing this book I read a number of bad reviews complaining about a number of decisions the write made about the main character Drizzt. DON'T LISTEN TO THE BAD REVIEWS! This book wowed me like no other D&D book has. It was so action packed right from the beginning, and stayed tight up until the end. This book casts Drizzt in what I say is exactly the right light. Those who complained about his character clearly did not know the source material that well, material written by the SAME writer. Highly recommend, worth the purchase.

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good

the weakest of the three books but still a necessary read. Love this trilogy. the narrator is nothing short of excellent.

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  • JR Angell
  • 05-17-18

Epic.

I was apprehensive when I first started listening to this series but I am so very glad that I did. The last few minutes of this book really hit me where it counts.

If you have even a passing interest in fantasy then I highly recommend you get cracking on this series. It's worth mentioning that this story is only at in the dungeons and dragons universe, you really do not need any knowledge or love for the franchise to enjoy these (I had no knowledge).

I recommend you start from the beginning, it gives the whole tale a truly epic feel.

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  • robert
  • 07-05-18

Narrators is good but...

I really enjoyed the book and Victor Bevine does a wonderful job, however there were a few times in the story where something was “short lived” but he said lived like lie-ved. Like a live electric cable, took me out of the book every time

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  • Bruce
  • 05-11-18

Another great book

Not quite a good as the first two for me, but still very good. I know others who disagree though.

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  • Kimyla
  • 04-03-18

great book with classic characters, I

I've been been reading these books for years , the audio is a great addition

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-11-17

A great book and a great telling!

I enjoyed this book from start to finish and look forward to listening to the rest of the series over the coming year....

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-04-17

epic book

it was a great experience and I enjoyed every moment that I listened to it

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-08-17

A Story is only at an end when the teller can no longer life it...

I had to listen to all three in this series, because I could not believe how much I enjoyed the first or the second... I kept expecting disappointment.

I found none! A truly magical tale.

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  • Mark
  • 12-27-16

The tales of Drizzt are a fantasy fun fest

I am absolutely loving the tale of the dark elf, Drizzt. Any fan of fantasy should give this trilogy a whirl... and the narrator is really growing on me

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  • damien bidmead
  • 12-20-16

Solid high fantasy drama, nicely narrated.

I enjoyed this trilogy very much. A great depiction of the forgotten realms. Would recommend.

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  • adam
  • 01-21-16

superb !!

fantastic return to a fantasy writer after many years away listening to more 'real life' stories...i'm hooked...brilliant trilogy..cant wait to start digging my way through the many books by R A Salvatore i have before me.taken me back 20 years thx R.A ;)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-15-18

Complete Package!

Well written by Salvatore and well performed as an audio book by Victor.

An amazing story and adventure.

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  • Glenn
  • 11-21-17

Just amazing

Another fantastic story wonderfully written by R. A. Salvatore as always, and Victor Bevine is incredible

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  • Garry Kirby
  • 04-07-17

Enjoyable book

A easy listening book with a solid story line. I look forward to the rest of the series.

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  • Kathy
  • 05-18-15

Great book

This book made me get so in to the
story I love it I always wait till I can listen to the book

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-17-15

This is the definition of epic

not much compared to the first two books but still a good story worth both reading and listening to.