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Author: David EDDINGS
ISBN: 0246138467
Language: English
Pages: 448 pages
Category: Fantasy
Publisher: Harper ollins; 1st ed edition (1993)
Rating: 4.6
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Book Two of The Tamuli. Traveling with a suitable escort of one hundred Church Knights and various functionaries, Queen Ehlana took ship and sailed to the port of Salesha in eastern Zemoch

Book Two of The Tamuli. FOR POP, The empty place in our hearts will be filled by the beautiful memories we all have. You played a good round of golf and a helluva game of pool. Traveling with a suitable escort of one hundred Church Knights and various functionaries, Queen Ehlana took ship and sailed to the port of Salesha in eastern Zemoch. From there the royal party traveled north to Basne where an additional escort of horsemen from eastern Pelosia awaited them.

The Author asserts the moral right to be identified as the author of this work.

David Eddings launches a triumphant new chapter in his bestselling saga, The Tamuli, an astonishing quest ranging across majestic continents and among strange peoples. Once again Eddings weaves his unique and compelling brand of magic into an unforgettable tapestry of men and women and Gods, of sorcery and valor, and of an ancient world on the brink of cataclysm. Sparhawk and his loyal companions must keep Bhelliom safe from those who sought to steal it, as well as from the horrors which those evildoers had already loosed upon the world.

Zalasta loves my sister and me! He’d never betray us!’. He doth love thy sister beyond measure, Goddess,’ Xanetia replied. His feelings for thee, however, are not so kindly. In truth, he doth hate. I don’t believe you!’. You weren’t at Delphaeus, Aphrael,’ he reminded the Child Goddess. Bhelliom vouched for Xanetia’s truthfulness. She’s just saying this to drive a wedge between us and Zalasta. I don’t really think s.

The Shining Ones David Eddings the Tamuli book 2 Years ago, the Child-Goddess Aphrael had hidden Bhelliom, the Stone of Power, at the bottom of the sea. Yet now it is needed again to stop a malign force from spreading evil and destruction across the lands. Sparhawk, Queen's champion, sets out to retrieve the Stone. But others seek the gem for their own diabolical ends. Most fearsome of these are the Shining Ones, whose mere touch melts human flesh from bone. Now Sparhawk finds himself stalked by these creatures out of myth. whose touch is all too real.

David Eddings again finishes on a cliff hanger, so please have the next book handy. David Eddings is an American born author best know for his epic fantasy novels

David Eddings again finishes on a cliff hanger, so please have the next book handy. Domes of Fire The Tamuli: Book 1 . David Eddings is an American born author best know for his epic fantasy novels More about David Eddings. Books by David Eddings. Belgarath the Sorcerer.

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First published in Great Britain by Grafton 1993.

This novel is entirely a work of fiction. First published in Great Britain by Grafton 1993.

Prince Sparhawk and Queen Ehlana must remain with their retinue of Pandion Knights in the Eastern land of Daresia to assist the beleagured Emperor Sarabian. The rebellion against Sarabian within the walls of the famed pearl-encrusted city of Matherion was defeated. But Sarabian’s enemies will regroup and plan an attack that will be less easily routed. Trolls despoil Atan in the North, and vampires, werewolves, zombies, ghouls and Ogres form a vast conspiracy to take over the Empire

Author : David Eddings. Book Two of The Tamuli.

Author : David Eddings. Series : The Tamuli Published : August 2nd 1993. The New York Times Bestseller! Years ago, the Child-Goddess Aphrael had hidden Bhelliom, the Stone of Power, at the bottom of the sea.

Comments (7)
I purchased all three mass market paperbacks of The Tamuli (priced at $7.99 each, which is full price). Of the three, The Shining Ones is the highest quality print. The pages of the book are actually white (as opposed to the faded sort-of-yellow that lower quality books have) and the text is dark, so it was a somewhat startling difference between the first book, Domes of Fire, and this one. The third book, The Hidden City, reverts back to the lower quality of the first book, so I'm not sure why The Shining Ones is so much nicer than the other two.

The Shining Ones appears to be the shortest of the three on the outside, but more text must fit on the page because it is just as long as the others. Domes of Fire is 471 pages, The Shining Ones is 472 pages, and The Hidden City is 504 pages.

I didn't not find the Tamuli to be as enjoyable as the Elenium. The Tamuli tended to be tedious, and while the Elenium followed Sparhawk around nearly the entire time, the Tamuli is often split up among the various characters, so you're moving from one set of character to another around the the world as each group does their part. The Tamuli is more political plotting than action - very little action, to be honest. There are battles but not a lot. All the characters from the Elenium are present again in the Tamuli, with a whole host of new characters added.

All in all, I did not find the Tamuli to be necessary. It would be perfectly fine to read the Elenium and stop there. The Tamuli does not, to me at least, add much to the characters. The books of David and Leigh Eddings are more story driven than character driven, so the characters do not necessarily develop. They stay more or less the same (aside from eventually settling down with wives/husbands) and each character just serves to move the story along rather than the story serving to develop the characters.

None of the main characters ever seen to be in any real danger- and even if they are, the Tamuli deals so much with Gods and the Bhelliom that nobody can ever really be in peril, because no matter what happens the Gods/Bhelliom can just fix it. I find that this detracts a lot from the story. I do enjoy good political drama, but the Tamuli ends up taking it a step too far and it ends up just being a sort of boring convoluted mess, and I found myself skimming large sections of the book to get to more action (and there's very little of that). Aphrael plays a large role in this series and I think perhaps her character is the most egregiously poorly done. The Child-Goddess is frequently mentioned to be a character that is universally loved, but rather than writing her character to be lovable, Eddings just states how much she is loved and then has her act and speak in the most un-loveable fashion possible. She ends up being an annoying and unlikable character as a result. Eddings loves 'witty' dialog, perhaps too much, and the result is that many characters aren't as well received as they ought to be.

In the end, I can see why many people didn't make it through these books or skipped this series altogether. I read quickly and can finish a book of this size in a day or two, so it was no real effort on my part to read all three. If you're the type that takes a long time to make it through a book, then this series will probably be a chore.
I ordered this by mistake, while searching for the third book of the Tamuli trilogy. Both my husband and I are avid Eddings fans, but his copies of the various series were all a jumble of different formats and print editions, and he was missing a few volumes. This neatly rounded out his Tamuli collection in paperback, allowing us to shelve them all together. ^.^

As fantasy series go, the Tamuli is a fun and relatively lighthearted adventure, easy reading and highly recommended by this connoisseur of the genre!
The Eddings did a nice job with this story. While I did not think it was quite as good as the Belgariad and the Malorean, it was a well writen story with likeable characters. It is sad that David and Leigh Eddings are no longer with us as I would read anything they wrote. Highly recomended.
Glad to get the book to complete the set. It was expensive though.
I love David Eddings books. I've actually read these years ago and just now wanted to do so again. But this time I wanted hardcover in order to keep them
No complaints, this book arrived in good condition, I bought it for my fiance so I have no read it yet myself, but he seemed to enjoy it. Guess this series is next on my list.
If you like myths etc.