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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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yes, Ed Greenwood might not be an amalgam of Shakespeare and Hemingway, but that doesn’t make him “a bad writer”. What made the experience of listening to The Temptation of Elminster the most enjoyable?

It’s really why I went to this series after Erevis Cale. The story was just everywhere on this book for me.

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Give me urban fantasy any day. People say Greenwood’s work can get messy. ElminsterBook 3 Length: All the naysayers clearly don’t know how to take a Forgotten Realms novel for what it’s worth.

He is powerful but mortal, and with all the enemies a man who makes a habit of saving the world tends to accumulate. I was on a non-stop Drizzt bender and loved all of the books in the series. I mean really, wouldn’t you if you’d had an impromptu sex change? Too much stuff was squeezed in, there were too many one-dimensional characters that I didn’t care about, and it was too much effort to figure out what was going on at times, especially 011 the climax of the book.


In fact, as we explore the world of the Forgotten Realms we discovered that there is a circle of powerful mages that seem to be a direct copy of the Istari of Middle Earth. If elmlnster book had more detail it would have been better as a whole.

Be prepared to look-up names online and take your time. Dec 01, Dave rated it it was amazing. Too Disjointed What made the experience of listening to The Temptation of Elminster the most enjoyable?

Aug ellminster, George Parker rated it it was ok. At times I felt like the author was I gave this book the good old college try, but I couldn’t finish it. And to be honest, there wasn’t as much history in it as I was hoping for. Maybe What could Ed Greenwood have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

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Feb 14, Ryan rated it did not like it Shelves: The Sage of Shadowdale, Book 2. I’ve read far-worse written books about characters I love and care about deeply, following them through 10 of a series and watched as the author got bored of the writing. And we couldn’t have hoped for a better origin story than the one presented on this book.

In these elmnister days, Elminster is but a shepherd boy, dreaming of adventure and heroics. This is also a coming of age novel for Elminster as it starts when he is about 12 years old then he makes his way to becoming a Mage over a number of years.


Sometimes, I literally write down names and who they are so I can understand. The book is about pages long, but I think it was too long by about pages.

I have spent so much time thousands of hours devouring this lore that it far exceeds the value Elminstef have gained from going to a show.

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Elminsger think my expectations are too high, I’m always let down when I think I’m really going to learn something interesting about the realms Best book that I’ve read I mean listened to in a while. This book could have been short and sweet without the confusion.

Even for a relatively unknown book the quality put into this audiobook is way below acceptable. Every part of the book was strong but by the end I felt as though the story was dragging a bit and I was more than happy to reach the ending.

The writing was full of unnecessary descriptive words in some elminstr, and not enough description in others. So, the two of them start killing all of the magelords. In a way it can be considered elinster and barbaric, but even then that is a misnomer because it depends on one’s point of view.