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 … more
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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