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The Burning Stone (Crown of Stars #3)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

A great series

This series is not for those who get lost easily. Kate Elliott is the best author that I have read in recent years. She takes the reader to new levels as you follow the same characters through out the series and as you learn about the new characters that she is bringing...
This series is not for those who get lost easily. Kate Elliott is the best author that I have read in recent years. She takes the reader to new levels as you follow the same characters through out the series and as you learn about the new characters that she is bringing in she connects them all together. In this book she connects Biscop Antonia to Liath in a way that you would never think to consider. You meet people that you thought you knew and find out that there is alot more to them than you realised. She transports the reader to the land that she writes about and for those who are history buffs you can see the similarities between the places that she writes about and the real places that she gets her ideas from. At the beginning of her books she will tell you what areas of midevil history she has been researching and you can definately see the places in her writing. She has also made some connections weither intentional or not between her characters and the Kings of ancient Europe, (King Henry). Elliott is a wonderful author and I can't wait for the next book in the series to come out. I would give this book and it's series the highest rating I could and I would recommend this series to anyone who likes historical fiction, sci-fi, or fantasy. It is truely a combination of all three.

posted by Anonymous on February 9, 2002

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Its a bit long and boring dont you think?

After reading the first volume of Crown of Stars, King's Dragon, I was hooked on the storyline which was well supported by the second volume, Prince of Dogs. Yet I found the third volume a very long and tedious read. The complicated story supported by numerous and evolv...
After reading the first volume of Crown of Stars, King's Dragon, I was hooked on the storyline which was well supported by the second volume, Prince of Dogs. Yet I found the third volume a very long and tedious read. The complicated story supported by numerous and evolving sub plots didnt seem to go anywhere. Unlike the fist two volumes, that have a start and an ending all of their own whilst being a part of a larger storyline continuum, the Burning Stone didnt have the start and finnish elements of a good story rather just the middle element, yet it does build the storyline for the next two volumes which are worth the read. So on its own, the Burning Stone isnt much of a read, but is essential in understanding the Crown of Stars epic.

posted by Anonymous on October 8, 2003

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2003

    Its a bit long and boring dont you think?

    After reading the first volume of Crown of Stars, King's Dragon, I was hooked on the storyline which was well supported by the second volume, Prince of Dogs. Yet I found the third volume a very long and tedious read. The complicated story supported by numerous and evolving sub plots didnt seem to go anywhere. Unlike the fist two volumes, that have a start and an ending all of their own whilst being a part of a larger storyline continuum, the Burning Stone didnt have the start and finnish elements of a good story rather just the middle element, yet it does build the storyline for the next two volumes which are worth the read. So on its own, the Burning Stone isnt much of a read, but is essential in understanding the Crown of Stars epic.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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