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The Infernal City (Elder Scrolls Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Good book for fans of the Elder Scrolls games

I want to state first that I am a big fan of the Elder Scrolls game series so I am pretty biased toward this book. I really liked it, but that is partially because I have already spent so much time with this universe I can't help but enjoy any more time I get to spend ...
I want to state first that I am a big fan of the Elder Scrolls game series so I am pretty biased toward this book. I really liked it, but that is partially because I have already spent so much time with this universe I can't help but enjoy any more time I get to spend in this series. So if you like the series and want to get more out of it this is a good book.

As a fantasy book I was pretty happy with it, it seemed a bit cliche' at times, but it never bothered me too much. One of the things I really enjoyed which I don't see all that much is a focus on Alchemy, I love Alchemy in fantasy and historically, so I got a kick out of that. Overall I think fans of fantasy should enjoy this, even without knowledge of the game series.

As a fan a of the game I loved this book, I have been playing the series since the third one and have gone back and played the older ones and newer one. Off the bat I will say I liked the 3rd game the best so when reading this book I looked for anything that could tell me more about what has happened to Morrowind since the 3rd game. In one sense this doesn't disappoint and does give you a pretty good idea of what happened, but some fans might get a bit upset. Overall though if you like the lore and want to get more Elder Scrolls this is a good book to read.

My final opinion is that this book is a short and quick read and I enjoyed it, it wasn't the deepest thing I have ever read, but I enjoyed it regardless. I am excited for the next book which will pick up right where this one ended on a cliffhanger. So I would tell people to give it a chance, especially if you enjoy the game series.

posted by GermanZombie on February 21, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

An Okay Book

I liked the story all the way up until the end. I'm confused and I actually hope there is another installment. That way the end will make more sense because right now I'm lost.

posted by Depositink on June 12, 2010

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  • Posted May 17, 2013

    Very good read.

    Good story and very enjoyable for anyone that loves elder scrolls lore.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2012

    For the fans

    I was a little sad the story ened the way it did. It sort of forces you to pick up the second book. That said, it was a fun read and wad true to the game world. I would only recomend this book if you are are a die hard fan of the games.

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