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Elantris

4 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Brandon Sanderson

Starred Review. Sanderson's outstanding fantasy debut, refreshingly complete unto itself and free of the usual genre clichés, offers something for everyone: mystery, magic, romance, political wrangling, religious conflict, fights for equality, … see full wiki

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Author: Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
3 reviews about Elantris
Quick Tip by . November 06, 2010
This book has great world building. The religion and politics are extremely interesting.
review by . November 12, 2009
Where do I begin? I think since I read the Mistborn books before this (his fantasy debut) it gives me a bit of an edge. I can see some of the theories and ideas that he formed in Elantris taking fuller life in the Mistborn books (especially in regards to religious ideals and political upheavel). Though Elantris has nothing to do with Mistborn beyond its the same genre and author, at their core I think they dealt with the same things. How religious fervor can blind followers, how unstable a government …
review by . November 29, 2008
This book is excellent in storytelling and pacing. The worldbuilding is excellent, and I kept reading to the end to discover the answer to the puzzle of Elantris.     My only disappointment is that I didn't really bond strongly with any of the characters. I expect others won't have that problem. Overall, it was well worth reading.    Genre Reviews  http://genrereviews.blogspot.com/
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