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  • The Midnight Falcon

  • Rigante, Book 2
  • By: David Gemmell
  • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
  • Series: Rigante, Book 2
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (47 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

They called him Bane the Bastard - though none said it to his face. Born of treachery, his name a curse, he grew up among the warriors of the Rigante. They valued his skills in war, but they feared the violence in his heart. And when, as a Wolfshead and Outlaw, he left Rigante lands, they breathed sighs of relief. But Bane would return, the destiny of the Rigante in his hands, the fate of the world resting on his skills with a blade.

Midnight Falcon continues the tale of the Rigante, which began in Sword in the Storm, and tells the epic story of Bane, the bastard son of Connavar the King, and his quest for vengeance in a world of blood, honour, betrayal and love.

©2017 David Gemmell (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

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  • 17-12-2017

As a duology, Sword in the Storm and Midnight Falcon are Gemmell's best work. Andoh does a passable job with the narration.

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You will want more

Books like this are why I love fantasy. It was easy to become emotionally invested in. I will return to this masterpiece again and again.

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Another great action-packed novel, written by David Gemmel. I really enjoyed this novel it had me on the edge of my seat at times. The performance by Adjoa Andoh was excellent.

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Amazing book

A friend recommended me to this book so I was not expecting too much. But once I started I could not stop! Good character development, you will be drawn into the story and want to know what will happen next! Easily emotionally invested in the story, want so much more books about Con! Nice narration.

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stunning!

i could never give a bad review of Davids books...always entertaining,humerous and blood thirsty. perfectly narrated by Anjoa Andoh who is fast becoming one of my favourite narrators.

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  • Aaron
  • 28-06-2020

Classic

Gemmell is right up there with Tolkien, and the Rigante series is his masterwork in my opinion The narration is usually good, but some of her character interpretations are truly awful. Particularly Bane who sounds downright comical.

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  • Addy
  • 20-06-2020

Amazing book!

I didn’t think that I could love anyone more than the first books main character Conaver. However, Gemmell brings you into to love this books main character Bane. It’s a amazing series!

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  • Michael l
  • 29-10-2018

Wonderful story wonderful performance

love this story loved (Conaver) if only men like him still existed today there would be a better world for it.

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  • Nolan
  • 05-01-2018

wow

at first it was slow but in the end I wish I would of took longer. it is by far one of the best performances i have heard just amazing

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  • Northern Boy
  • 07-04-2018

Heroic Fantasy at its best

Great book! Great Story! Great Author! Great Narrator! Gemmell's straightforward storytelling is well suited to the audiobook medium. I have read all his books several times. Audio has enabled me to revisit them afresh. Adjoah Ando is a first class storyteller. I would have given her performance 5* but I am not convinced she was the right choice purely and simply because all the main protaganists are men and her womans voice just didn't quite work for me.

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  • Patrick
  • 14-12-2017

bring back the guy read legend (v poor choice here

da woman reada da booka lika dis .. ruined it great book though so worth listening through the narration

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  • Edward
  • 09-01-2021

incredible story and one of the best narrators!!

I have listened to hundreds of books and this series is read by one of the best narrators I have ever had the pleasure of listening to! really blown away by these first 2 books, downloading the next 2 now! This series would make a perfect TV show, would give Game of thrones a run!

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  • Stuart McClung
  • 12-08-2020

Brilliant

This a brilliant series and I love listening to Adjoa Andoh. I have read all David Gemmells books and look forward to listening to them again.

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  • Mr. E. Nzegwu
  • 08-05-2020

Utterly superb Gemmell

So great to reacquaint myself with classic Gemmell. Great story, great delivery. I met David once at a book signing. What a top man!

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  • Sue Maynard
  • 16-05-2019

exceptional story. I love the imagination of the

I love the imagination of the book. Stunning backdrops and descriptions. cant wait for part 3

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  • Emma Hazard
  • 06-04-2019

Brilliant as usual!

For my first audio book I thought I'd go with my favourite author, it was hard at the begining listening to someone read it for me. But after a few minutes I realised how good she was with accents and the drama and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-03-2019

Amazing and wonderful storytelling, the Narrator has done a wonderful work in bringing the story to life.

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  • Mark Stedmond
  • 17-11-2018

Well worth the time to listen.

Yet another great tale from Gemmell. Performance was good overall but some of the accents felt a bit forced.

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  • David
  • 31-08-2018

great book

Another great Gemmel. I've found some new favourites and some new love on audio rigante is a love.

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