Elminster has ratings and reviews. David said: Seriously, why did I ever read this rubbish?17 May You have seriously got to be kidding. Listen to The Temptation of Elminster Audiobook by Ed Greenwood, narrated by John Release Date: ; Language: English; Publisher: Audible Studios. Listen to Elminster: The Making of a Mage Audiobook by Ed Greenwood, narrated by Release Date: ; Language: English; Publisher: Audible Studios.

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I am a massive fan of Forgotten Realms though and enjoy learning about the history of the world and of Elminster elminstee and that is why I forced myself to finish the book and the rest of the series.

The dialogue was very unnatural and difficult to relate to, and a part of me wondered if at the time Greenwood was trying to purposely capture the over-the-top conversations player characters delved i This was one of those instances where I wanted elminstdr go back in time to see what the Great Elminster was all about, and I was sort of sad that I did.

The entangled stories are well planned in this book. Give me urban fantasy any day. Books by Ed Greenwood. Elminster goes from place to place, gains levels and I enjoyed reading the story of the mighty Elminster. How does this one compare? Give as a gift.

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At times I felt like the author was using every trope known to man. Elminster, Book 5 Written by: And to be honest, there wasn’t as much history in it as I was hoping for. Most Helpful Most Recent. For some reason, they also have a knocked out whore to deal with, and they put her in the bed of some fat baker who is sleeping above his shop Narrator did a fine job.

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Ed designed the Forgotten Realms setting for Dungeons and Dragons, which I think is the greatest shared universe in fantasy. And her anger is as boundless as his power. He would treat his subjects well and despite the land being ruled by a monarchy, people enjoyed freedom particularly merchants.

The writing was full of unnecessary descriptive words in some sections, and not enough description in others. Only fools obey the nearest priest. Ed was very clever. Play still continues in this long-running campaign, and Ed also keeps busy producing Elminstwr for various TSR publications. Sadly, it was the elmonster very end of the book. Sometimes, I literally write down names and who they are so I can understand. It failed all my expectations.

No Reviews are Available. At first I really thought that Greenwood really just liked to make his minor role characters very detailed before he left them behind, lost hundreds of pages behind. And we couldn’t have hoped for a better origin story than the one presented on this book.

Be prepared to look-up names online and take your time. And then, I read them. Ed Greenwood was initially a writer for TSR, the company that developed and marketed the first ever roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons.

On the world of his birth he’s all but a god, but when an ancient evil banishes him to the depths of the Nine Hells, he’s just another lost soul. Paciencia, hay que poseerla para no precipitarse en las acciones y todo acabe en fracaso debido a la impulsividad y falta de conocimiento o experiencia.

Seek your cheap thrills elsewhere. Each battle is more difficult than the last, the odds are always stacked against them, but they always come out on top in the end. I read it hoping it would get better and it never did. He resolves to document, in detail, the monsters he encounters. I’m not saying I wouldn’t recommend this story, however, it isn’t as good as others I have listened to in the recent past.


That I’ve been putting off for awhile now. If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Temptation of Elminster? I hope that the next book in the series is significantly better than this Publisher’s Summary How do you tempt an archmage who has everything?

I mean really, wouldn’t you if you’d had an impromptu sex change? The story was just everywhere on this book for me. Each stage of Elminster’s journey was interesting but due to the lack of detail in some sections I couldn’t help but want to wrap things up.

I was introduced to Elminster, or his legend, via Baldur’s Gate pc game, and he likely popped up in other Forgotten Realms fantasies I’ve perused over the years, so this book I ordered at the library. Elminsyer wanted to puke. One of my all time favourite books. How does this one compare? I love listening audio books.

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Then they get attacked. After enjoying the previous two books, I expected to like this one also. In a way they are a bulwark against the power of Sauron.

I could not get through the first chapter before giving up. Personally I think it is the second answer since Greenwood can pretty much get away with writing rubbish. Flows together and unless you can anticipate or pay close attention, you may miss where the break is.