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  • Mass Market Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Del Rey; Reissue edition (May 29 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345383273
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345383273
  • Product Dimensions: 2.7 x 10.6 x 17.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 181 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #402,893 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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By Vick on June 1 2004
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I admit Eddings repeats a general plot again and again in all of his works. The template of his is always character-centered stories based on interesting dialogue and adventure. One will notice that he avoids dwelling into too much combat action where he could, most of his battles are fought before and after the actual bloodshed (which is in fact realistic).

However, the same format is by no means the same book. In the Sapphire Rose he again introduces a new set of characters and their and satiric jokes.

For those that like Eddings, they would enjoy every one of his books, for those that feel his books are duplications of each other, at least read a few of his works, and the Elenium + the Tamuli is a nice option.
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David Eddings made a name for himself in the fantasy fiction arena with the release of his epic series the Belgariad, which had some very memorable characters, some interesting concepts, and spirited dialogue, but stuck pretty close to the staples of the genre - orphan boy finding out he is the focus of an ancient prophecy, gods fighting over a powerful talisman, wizards & sorceresses, etc. The series was a hit, and Eddings obviously liked the characters enough to bring them all back for the 5-book Malloreon series. Unfortunately for the readers, the series fell short of the standard achieved by the Belgariad.
Eddings then turned his attention to a new series, the Elenium. Like the Belgariad, the Elenium had some very memorable characters and some more interesting concepts. The series focused on militant orders of Church Knights who were trained in various forms of magic. Familiar concepts like gods fighting over magical objects, prophecy, and wizards & sorceresses once again featured prominently, but the series proved to be quite enjoyable. Once again, Eddings seems to take pleasure in the spirited dialogue between the main characters.
True to form, Eddings couldn't help but bring the characters from the Elenium back for another trilogy, or which Domes of Fire is the first volume. The Tamuli series is basically the Elenium all over again with a different evil god as the man foe. The storyline is very weak, and there is almost no sense of urgency to the series. It was a struggle to make it all the way through, since there really wasn't any motivation to do so. The whole series seemed to be thrown together just so Eddings could have his characters banter back and forth for three more books. By this time, the dialogue that was once fresh and clever is tired and stale.
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By "neofox40" on March 20 2004
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Awww, I was wishing for something great like the previous series, The Elenium, but I guess goddess Aphrael didnt answer my prayer correctly. This book was horrible, it made me want to stop at every chapter and just burn it or something. But I work hard for my money during the summer so I just couldn't do it. I have no idea why I went through the book so fast, because nothing was exciting... at all! So I take back what I said in my last review, that Eddings could maintain his talent and never go boring. The only good parts of this book are when Talen comes into the plot which is not very often... more like never.
Instead of buying this book, I suggest you go to the library and rent it and read chapter 22, because they are the only 17 pages worth reading. So why 2 stars?? Because I still have faith in Eddings, although I probably wont read `The Shining Ones.`
Read the Elenium again, and the Belgariad and Malloreon, because this book was a complete let down. Makes me wanna shed some tears...
(I lied, I have to read the Shining Ones, because The Diamond Throne of the Elenium series was also really boring. Thank God for the Ruby Knight. Hopefully the Shining Ones will be like the Ruby Knight....)
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By A Customer on Aug. 29 2002
Format: Mass Market Paperback
David Eddings has written what is essentially the same novel four times now, and while it is an undemanding read for those who have enjoyed his previous work, there is a real sense that inspiration was starting to wear very thin.
The writing is lazy. There is too much cutesy author commentary and too many lines and situations being recycled for the umpteenth time, (character X says something outrageous, character Y stares at him helplessly, then gives up and laughs; character X is profoundly shaken by the theological implications of pretty much everything Aphrael gets up to). There is a scattering of teeth-grinding anachronisms ('cookie' 'mom'). The darker themes in this novel - life in an oppressive church run state, religious persecution - do not reconcile well with the cast of familiar, cheerfully bickering archetypes. There's no real tension and no serious threat, since Aphrael is on hand to sort everything out at the drop of a hat. The enemy is unconvincing and there are few significant new storylines - this was the first Eddings book where I found reading a chore. I've read all the other series several times over the past few years, but I only made it through the Tamuli once, and now I'm finding re-reading it drags just as much.
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I Thought that Domes of Fire was well written. The Characters in this book seemed real. Sparhawk was my favorite by far. He always had something cool to say, and he was tough. It left alot of room for the following books. One thing that I wished were done a little diffrently were the battles. They seemed so short. Just when they got started, they ended. All in all this was an awesome fantasy adventure.
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