Elminster in Hell

Elminster in Hell

by Ed Greenwood

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Hell Hath Such Fury

On the world of his birth he's all but a god, but when an ancient evil banishes him to the depths of the Nine Hells, he's just another lost soul. Elminster, Sage of Shadowdale, Chosen of Mystra, faces his most desperate struggle--to survive, to escape, to cling to his very sanity--and all the forces of the inferno are rallied against him.

The top-selling book by the creator of the Forgotten Realms universe is now available as an eBook!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786961603
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 220,256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

ED GREENWOOD is the creator of the Forgotten Realms fantasy world setting and the author of more than 170 books that have sold millions of copies worldwide in over two dozen languages. In real life, he's a Canadian librarian who lives in the Ontario countryside with his wife, a cat, and far too many books.

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Forgotten Realms: Elminster in Hell (Elminster #4) 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Although I am a big fan of ed greenwood's, I had trouble getting through this book. I've read the previous elminster novels, all were very good and hard to put down, but this one didn't cut it for me, the story line was a little confusing, requiring you to know quite a bit about the rest of the forgotten realms universe to get all the flashes and cuts in and out of the main story line, and the scenes in hell got to be a little tedious.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read all of the Elminster books prior to this one. When I purchased it I hope for more of his wit and magic to take me into this world of fantasy. I was disappointed the book is a compulaiton of scenes, phrases and script from all the previous books for at least 3/5's of the book - that was as far as I could go before dedicating the book to my fireplace
amethyst5west on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Oh my gosh, I loved this book. If was refreshing in that it was not set in the usual wizard story. Being that the hunk of the story takes place in hell was intriguing. The one complaint was the dialogue between the main characters got a bit redundant. Mr. Demon repeated himself so much I just wanted him to put a sock in it. Overall a reaaly great read though.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Definitely took a little time to get used to the dialogue and events, but I really enjoyed the story. It left me with a lot of questions and searching for novels or articles that would elaborate on important events.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the rest of the Elminster series.  I couldn't put them down.  This one, however, bored me enough that I'd rather have been doing my homework.  Eww!  It was the same thing chapter after chapter with not much else happening.  I'd probably still read it again in hindsight just to say I read it.  
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Exelent book. Greenwood does it again
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Kyatakori More than 1 year ago
This book from the series is a must read due to the information it gives you about the adventures of Elminster. It explains alot of the characters that will appear in later books. I thought that Ed Greenwood's style of showing what was happening in a mind was quite creative and well placed. The story was made up of multiple section but flowed very well into the next. The way that Ed Greenwood showed a large amount of time and adventures into a single book was quite ingenius though I did wish that he made entire books out of some of the tales. Overall a great read that explains who Elminster is better than most.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This particular book takes a bit more concentration to read, as it skips from first person to third person throughout the entire book. All in al it was well worth the read.
c-u-r_g-8 More than 1 year ago
Great book in a good series.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book very interesting. I could not put the book down. It keep me interested to find out what Nergal had in store next for Elminster. What next Elminster would do to protect himself and Mystra. Enjoyed this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Elminster lands in hell. This book starts of with the action as soon as it starts off! He's fighting devils and then he goes to transform himself into a rock...to be find by Nergal, a demon who slowly takes all of Elminster's memories.