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A Darkness at Sethanon

Narrated by: Peter Joyce
Length: 21 hrs
5 out of 5 stars (666 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

The adventure concludes with the triumphant finale in the Riftwar Saga. Raymond E. Feist is an internationally best-selling author.

The battle may be over, but war is coming… The Kingdom forces may have won the first conflict but the enemy has a strong grip on Midkemia and invasion now seems inevitable.

Arutha travels north to confront the Dark Elves, but without help, Pug knows that Arutha's forces face slaughter. With Tomas he must scour the world - and beyond - to find the one person with enough power to give them a chance. If they fail, Midkemia will be the first of many worlds to fall to a madman with the power to dominate death itself…

A Darkness at Sethanon concludes Raymond E. Feist's bestselling Riftwar Saga.

©1986 Raymond E. Feist (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

"Epic scope… vivid imagination… a significant contribution to the growth of the field of fantasy." ( Washington Post) "Well-written… intelligent… intriguing." ( Publishers Weekly)

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awesome book and Peter does a great job reading it he does great voices word

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great conclusion

This book is a good conclusion, the performance is great just sometimes the recording seems a bit off with large pauses and some background noises.

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Brilliant

Great work, oration and tremendous story of the rift war saga I enjoye th passion of power and emotions this story compels to the imagination

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  • Rob
  • 01-07-2018

An end to a wonderful series...

The Riftwar Saga remains a classic that still holds up well today. Wonderful story telling and performed superbly by someone whose loves what they do. I have read this series many times but having it performed added a new perspective to it.

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Absolutely brilliant!

The story has everything you need in an adventure. Love, Loss, Romance, Battles. The character development is something to marvel at and I am hooked. I can't wait to listen on as the adventure continues.

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  • EmmKay
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  • 31-03-2018

Excellent Story and Well Told.

I had read this series years ago and while looking through the Audible index for 10+ hour audiobooks, I came across this series.
The saga is gripping and so enjoyable to listen to. Peter Joyce does an excellent job using different character voices.
The characters are likeable, with heroes hidden as villans along the way.
Start at the beginning of the series - you can find the reading order on the author's website - and get ready for hundreds of hours of exciting listening.

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A great finish.

Loved this whole series. Feist brings a whole two worlds alive, with magic and dragons whats not to love?

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A strong finish

It was good to see this story through to the end. I wasn't a huge fan of the dragon supplied, or the way all the loose ends were quickly tied up at the end, but it was still an enjoyable series. I'm glad I read it.

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great ending for the trillogy

fiest explores so many concepts in his books with pug and thomas while keeping the action fun and exciting. fantastic characters that are lovable and all in all a worthy read

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I wish Peter Joyce was my dad.

Brilliant book, read by a master. Peter Joyce could read my mother's obituary and I'd get pumped.

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  • Lisa
  • 21-05-2018

Solid story in written form as well as audio form

The strong performance by Peter Joyce drives this fantastic crossover. I read this series in written form many years ago and I find that they are holding their own in audio format. This is a solid addition to the series

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  • Gustaf
  • 06-05-2018

He writes about love in the same Way a potato would write about the irish

So i like this book. But i admit that i almost returend it. And Only did not because how much i liked the ending. Now i feel that he could write romance better, Cause the Way he does it now is Kinda short, to the point, and mostly bitter. So just like how a potato would write about the irish.

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  • Jason
  • 20-07-2015

Excellent

An excellent finish to the trilogy and a great addition to the world that has been created for this series.

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  • Mr. S. Gumbley
  • 09-02-2014

If you like wizards dragons you will love this .

If you could sum up A Darkness at Sethanon in three words, what would they be?

Really enjoyed it

What other book might you compare A Darkness at Sethanon to, and why?

Lord of the rings

Which scene did you most enjoy?

all of it

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

This would make one hell of a film

Any additional comments?

Peter Joyce as always great .
on to more by Feist .

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  • Lee Waite
  • 31-10-2018

Beautifully descriptive

An amazing escape into a wonderful world. The narrator compliments the author brilliantly, allowing you to be transported into a fantastically designed fantasy. The series has gripped me from the beginning, and these audio novels add so much more. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys fantasy, and a great series for anyone who wants to give fantasy a go.

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  • LarkumHarrison
  • 17-02-2019

Great series

I was introduced to the first book by a book shop employee, he stated I would love the book but may struggle with other books in the series. And to read I did, but since coming to audible I gave them another go.

I am happy to say I have loved the series so far and will keep going until I can not go further.

I have fallen in love with Raymond E. Feist’s books and recommend all the series and especially as an audiobook.

Peter Joyce has most definitely brought the books to life and I thank him for his hard work.

I will finish with ‘I can’t wait to start the next’

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  • happyniki
  • 05-02-2019

Great end to the first trilogy

It was lovely revisiting this series. Can’t wait to revisit the next in series.

Peter Joyce’s narration is a perfect compliment to the story.

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  • Marie B
  • 02-02-2019

Magic and Dragons

The intricate storytelling needed to weave between many fantastic worlds each with their myriads of named amazing characters is truly breathtaking

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  • Foz
  • 09-11-2018

A great way to finish the trilogy

This is nowhere as good as the original Magician story wise but the performance is excellent and the story comes to a satisfying conclusion. If you love DND style fantasy you will not be disappointed. It does not take itself too seriously and is reasonably light in nature.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-10-2018

Pronunciation.<br />

If Peter Joyce learned how to pronounce the names properly the story would sound a lot better.

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  • Mr. J. J. B. Leeuwen
  • 08-10-2018

Great saga to experience

Having read the books some time ago I was keen to revisit them and Peter Joyce’s performance genuinely added to the experience. Characters are brought to live very well through his voice and it made many commuting train journeys a pleasure.

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  • LAURIE DOVE
  • 14-08-2018

A darkness at dynamo - brilliant

Always enjoy Raymond E Feists books such a great
Mind , following each character through Facebook is like having an extended family. Thank you

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-06-2018

Entertaining listen

I thought this was a fun and enthralling listen with lots going on. If you love dragons you'll love this.