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In order for the Storm King to cement his power over Osten Ard, he must find and defeat the rebel forces massing against him. But the rebels, led by the exiled Prince Josua, have rallied at the Stone of Farewell and are ready to fight the Storm King with every power they can muster. The key to their victory lies in finding the third sword of legend, Memory - but the sword has been lost for ages.

Lost, that is, until Simon Snowlock realises that he knows exactly where the sword is and how to recover it. The only problem: An undead army, bolstered by powerful magic, lies between him and his destination. It will take every ounce of Simon's courage and intelligence to journey to and then recover the great sword, Memory, and bring peace to Osten Ard.

If Simon's quest is to have any hope, Josua must move against the Storm King himself - a journey that will take him across endless seas, through ancient forests and into the stronghold of the Storm King himself.

The finale to Tad Williams' breathtaking, beloved series Memory, Sorrow and Thorn.

©1993 Robert Paul 'Tad' Williams, published by permission of DAW Books (P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton

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  • Farniboy
  • 03-27-17

The End of a Long and Winding Road.

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, and I have since I read this series thirty years ago. A great set of believable characters in a brilliantly described world.

What other book might you compare To Green Angel Tower, Part 2 to, and why?

Tolkien and George RR Martin. This is a huge compliment and also a slight dig at the books. I really enjoyed these book but they are overlong and the grand finale could have had a better pay off in my opinion.

What does Andrew Wincott bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

A truly superb reading. Definitely up there with the Game of Thrones books and Ken Follett's Century cycle. These are epic books with huge casts and Mr Wincott makes each voice unique. I hope he won prizes for this narration, he deserved to!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I'm a 48 year old burly bruiser and I cried pretty much for the whole last hour. My gripes about the lack of a hugely exciting ending aside, I had invested over 120 listening hours to these books! I was embroiled in the lives of the characters. It was very cathartic!

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A great listen, like the latter Game of Thrones books, there is a little too much eye for the detail but that gripe aside, a great fantasy quartet for fans of the genre.

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  • Deborah Seton
  • 07-13-16

Involving and enjoyable escapism!

Very sorry that I've now finished the series and have to say goodbye to everyone, but really enjoyed every aspect.

Fantastic that this last book kept up the twists and turns and never ran out of steam.

Highly recommend.

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  • tjerubbaal
  • 11-06-17

Compelling series that needs a TV series.

brilliant story, compelling characters and excellent bad guy; best ending I've heard of since Asimov's Foundation series.

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  • Dave F.
  • 10-08-17

A Masterful Finale

A grand, sweeping and gut-wrenching finale to a masterwork of fantasy. Long, yet immensely rewarding. When all the disparate threads come together, it is, quite simply, a masterpiece.

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  • saira
  • 10-02-17

brilliant

excellent story telling and narrated with passion. brilliant story as always, Tad Williams at his best

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  • Paul Stewart Noble
  • 08-26-17

one of my old favourites

a beautiful story of easy listening. read well with a good rhythm and cadence . One of my old favourites.

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  • L. DAVIES
  • 08-24-17

very good series

This final book did not disappoint it was às good as the first 3. I would recommend it. It is very well read.

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  • david hames
  • 08-20-17

book 4<br />

fabulously enchanting and addictivwe.
highly recommend, but be prepared to make time to enjoy.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-17-17

Brilliantly told

Love Tad Williams books. Couldnt stop listening.
Even more excited to discover there is another book in the series which i have just purchased. Highly recommend.

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  • jane
  • 12-09-16

I read this series several years ago,

I really enjoyed listening to these book's, I love fantasies. It's very relaxing having someone read to you and Andrew Wincott has a very versatile voice, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience

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  • Sweetheart1
  • 04-02-18

Great story

It was drawn out and ended weird. Over all I enjoyed it but there were a lot of mini stories that seemed useless.

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  • Daniel Flaherty
  • 10-25-17

Very Gripping!

i loved the climax of this complex tale, as well as the nicely tied up ends.
i enjoyex the narrator very much is vocal skills with the different voices, accents and emotions truly enhanced this story.
i will listen to it again soon.

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  • John
  • 09-30-17

Despair

Well written and extremely well read. Not a series i would read again.
120 hours of despair is not to be repeated