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  • Elantris

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 28 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

Elantris was built on magic, and it thrived. But then the magic began to fade, and Elantris began to rot. Now its shattered citizens face domination by a powerful Imperium. Can a young Princess unite the people of Elantris and lead a rebellion against the imperial zealots? Brandon Sanderson's debut fantasy showed his skill as a storyteller and an imaginer of baroque magical systems to be fully developed from the start.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Woeful narrator.

  • By Jenifer on 04-12-2017

The narrator makes all the difference

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Reviewed: 08-10-2017

Admittedly, I can't really review the story itself as I didnt listen much beyond the first couple of chapters. The writing was okay but a bit formulaic but the real reason that I couldn't get into the book was that the narrator's accent and voice ruined it for me. It didnt suit the style of the book at all. It seemed more suited to an action book like Matthew Reilly than a fantasy.

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