The Elenium
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(4.3 based on 3302 ratings)
  • 1
    The Diamond Throne: The Elenium, Book 1 | David Eddings

    The Diamond Throne: The Elenium, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By David Eddings
    • Narrated By Greg Abby
    Overall
    (1261)
    Performance
    (912)
    Story
    (923)

    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.

    Could have been

    Probably not. The story line is pretty good, but it was hard listening because of the reader. I think it could have been good, with a good reader.

    Reviewed on February 27 2013 by Homescholar (Northeast)
  • 2
    The Ruby Knight: The Elenium, Book 2 | David Eddings

    The Ruby Knight: The Elenium, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By David Eddings
    • Narrated By Greg Abby
    Overall
    (1006)
    Performance
    (724)
    Story
    (733)

    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.

    If you liked the first book get this one too,

    This is the second novel in the series and is as good as the first. I actually prefer the Elenium and Tamuli to the Belgariad and Mallorean. The guy b..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 12 2014 by Cliff (madison, MS, United States)
  • 3
    The Sapphire Rose: The Elenium, Book 3 | David Eddings

    The Sapphire Rose: The Elenium, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By David Eddings
    • Narrated By Greg Abby
    Overall
    (1035)
    Performance
    (754)
    Story
    (765)

    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.

    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)