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Unholy War

The Moontide Quartet, Book 3
De : David Hair
Lu par : Nick Podehl
Série : The Moontide Quartet, Volume 3
Durée : 28 h et 35 min
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Tensions are mounting after a devastating battle before the walls of Shaliyah, birthplace of the Prophet. The East is rising, bringing equal measures of hope and despair to the magical world of Urte.

For some Salim's victory is a call to arms, for others it is evidence of a world gone mad. While the armies of East and West clash in brutal conflict, emperors, inquisitors, Souldrinkers, and assassins all have their attention turned elsewhere as they hunt the Scytale of Corineus. The immensely powerful artifact is the key to ultimate power, and it's in the hands of unlikely guardians: failed mage Alaron Mercer and market-girl Ramita Ankesharan, who carries the child of the world's greatest mage. The fate of the world hinges on destruction should the artifact fall into the wrong hands.

©2014 David Hair (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. Published by arrangement with Quercus Editions Ltd (UK).

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  • Ufuk
  • 29/05/2016

Enjoyed listening very much

Narration by Nick Podehl was as good as always.
I greatly appreciated the story, great character development, multiple storylines that converge and separate, tremendously coherent and thought out background lore and consistency. Looking forward to read the last book of this installment.

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  • Virate190
  • 08/11/2015

Bit of a Letdown

The world is well crafted, and has a sort of primal ferocity that reminds me of game of thrones. But the author makes a few basic mistakes that severely undercut the value of the series.

First, he's afraid to kill his Main Characters. Even with all the blood and guts and sex and death, the main characters get out of every situation without a scratch, sometimes with the plot going to ridiculous lengths to protect them. They also seem to be immune to guilt, and almost every single one of them has murdered at least one person in cold blood, then apparently forgotten about it.

Less importantly, The magic system is terribly designed. The way its constructed, it can do virtually anything. Even if, by the strictest sense, something falls outside one of the sixteen schools of study there's an easy fix- just mix a few random schools that are slightly related, and it suddenly works.
Which wouldn't be a problem, except its such a magically driven series. Causes dozens of minor plot holes.

On the hole, it was good, but nothing new. Game of thrones and wheel of time have a baby, which then only inherits only their more mediocre aspects. I expected more: The series feels like it has a Lot of potential, but its three books in and still delivering mediocrity.

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  • Charles Fortner
  • 18/05/2017

A powerful Epic geared towards Adults.

Finally an epic Fantasy written for Adults.

Graphic in every way written without fear of judgment by the "PG" readers.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03/04/2017

enthralling

could not stop listening, totally captivating. Narration,action,intrigue draws you in completely. political, spiritual
and social mores explored to great depth.hate to see the series end

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  • Barry
  • 20/03/2017

brilliant series grade A stuff

A great book series worthy of a spot among long standing fantasy epics . story structure the world and characters are all very well crafted and considered

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  • Teresa
  • 23/02/2017

GREAT Series!

For such a detailed magic system & convoluted storyline, it's a surprising easy read/listen.
There are plenty of twists & turns to keep you intersted & guessing, making it a page-turner. I recommend this series to anyone who loves fantasy, magic & life drama.
I especially appreciate Hair's ability to involve & express some of the big issues apparent in our own society, making one reflect on how wrapped up we humans are with "the self", to the detriment & destruction of others, sometimes entire species as a whole.
It is undeniable that David makes observations concerning such issues as women's roles, human sexuality, bigotry and predjudice. The entire story is so much richer for it!
Nick Podehl did a masterful job narrating, his character voice range is amazing!
I'm now moving on to book 4!

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  • Baustin
  • 01/12/2016

Just when something good happens...

Great book, awesome story. I just wish that some people would stay dead sometimes. Other than a few characters being insufferable, yet portrayed as "important", it isn't so bad!

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  • Sarah
  • 25/07/2016

When do will Ascendant's Rite become available?

What did you love best about Unholy War?

I have really enjoyed this series, I think the narrator is awesome. I do find at times that the characters do act a little helpless when they shouldn't be, but it is still very entertaining. My biggest problem now is that book four is released, but it is not on Audible yet - can we have it please!!

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  • Carlos
  • 17/03/2016

great

great book in a great series, I love the character development and plot. it has kept very engaged

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  • Russ
  • 22/02/2016

EXCELLENT!!!

I can't wait for the fourth book in the series. I love how this book, and the entire series, develops and moves forward at a good pace, not too fast or too slow. The action and different points of views are excellent. This book is highly recommended.

Narrator is excellent.

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