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The Desert Spear Audiobook

The Desert Spear

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Publisher's Summary

Peter Brett’s The Desert Spear continues the post-apocalyptic adventure he began in his highly acclaimed debut, The Warded Man.

The world remains under siege by demonkind stalking the land when the sun goes down. But a new hero has risen from the desert. Claiming to be the mythical Deliverer, Ahmann Jardir now rides alongside the allied desert tribes of Krasia. Jardir and his fellows are on an epic quest to vanquish the demons plaguing the world and bring humanity back from the brink of extinction.

Listen to the first book, The Warded Man.

©2010 Peter V. Brett (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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    William Palm Bay, FL, USA 08-02-16
    William Palm Bay, FL, USA 08-02-16 Member Since 2007
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    "A welcome surprise, better than the first!!!!!"

    Brett has outdone himself!!! After the Warded Man, I absolutely HATED a certain character. This book showing how and why he was betrayer made me not only like him but also to respect him! Well played Mr. Brett, well played!!!!

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    Teresa Myerscough 07-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Awesome!"

    Thank you Peter Brett for another wonderful literary fantasy Adventure. I really love the way each character has evolved throughout the last two books. I feel that I know and am more invested in what happens to these characters better than any I've read before. I can't wait to find out what happens next.

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    Clifford Wooden Jr 07-18-16 Member Since 2013
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    "the story was good but it seemed like a recap"

    I did not really need a recap of the last book, even though it explained certain characters better. I do like the growth of the characters and the twists and turns taken throughout the story.

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    Jeff 06-14-16
    Jeff 06-14-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Momentum builds"

    The way the author builds characters makes it feel like they are making choices themselves, and not just unravelling a plot. Don't listen if you aren't willing to buy the next one too!

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    Eric 06-07-16
    Eric 06-07-16 Member Since 2014
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    "LOVE IT!"

    Must read!
    only downside is i wish audible had found some way to include the dictionary at the back of the book. it would be very helpfull to reference somthing incase you miss the definition on the playback but it reads well enough that its not essential

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    k 05-31-16
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    "took a while to get into"

    was hard to figure out where it was starting from but once started and understanding was almost as good as the first book

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    Gerry Welland, ON, Canada 05-24-16
    Gerry Welland, ON, Canada 05-24-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Great, but tough in the first third"

    Great book, it was difficult wading through the back story for so long before reaching the characters we learned to love in the 1st book. In the end it was worth it.

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    Amazon Customer 05-02-16 Member Since 2008
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    "not your typical fantasy"

    This book contains some subject matter that is tough to read/listen to. With that said, it is a great continuation from the first book. This is definitely not your typical fantasy series and is well worth reading.

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    looking for great reads Southwest NM USA 04-10-16
    looking for great reads Southwest NM USA 04-10-16 Member Since 2009
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    "Syrupy, slurpy, spittle-y narrator painful to ears"
    What made the experience of listening to The Desert Spear the most enjoyable?

    The story was good, and the characters interesting. Had many seemingly random characters that were woven back into the story line (eventually), but this is a series and that is to be expected.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Desert Spear?

    Nothing stands out overall, but the idea of the corelings was fun and of course, the concept of wardings for protection.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Really needs a new narrator. During most of the first book, though thankfully not quite so consistently in the second book, the narrator's slurpy way of speaking (and nothing to do with character voices) made me hope I never have to stand next to him in a conversation in real life. It was really difficult to listen to, but the story was good enough I kept on, though I did give the first book back. I almost didn't buy the second book, but a family member wanted to know if the series was worth getting so I went ahead with it. I don't know if I will get the third one, or just buy the book, or not bother.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Narration made me cringe, repeatedly.. Otherwise, no.


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    Joseph 03-11-16
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    "Great 2nd book to this series"

    I enjoyed this book every bit as much as I enjoyed the first! I'd def recommend to a friend!

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