C. Jack

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Streams of Silver: The Legend of Drizzt, Book V: I&hellip by R.A. Salvatore
5.0 out of 5 stars First Rate, 10 April 2014
Having read the excellent Dark Elf Trilogy I wasn't impressed with the simplistic and shallow Crystal Shard but this book is much much better. The characters and events are excellent in general and its difficult to believe the series improved so quicky.

My only complaint is Bruenor's massive behavior swings, the author does say he's hot headed but he's a bit of a loon in this book and its hard to understand why his friends keep forgiving him.

Thats a small complain though, very good book.
The Crystal Shard: The Legend of Drizzt, Book IV by R.A. Salvatore
I was expecting quite a lot of this book are being very impressed with the Dark Elf trilogy, which explains events before this book but was written long after.

Unfortunately by comparison this book seemed a bit flimsy. Its not that its a bad book its just not as well written as his later books and the characters/plots lack any real depth, and although I like fast moving action filled books this one pushed it to the limit which left very little time to go into depth on anything.

Still despite those complaints its a decent book and part of an excellent series, with the next in the series being miles ahead of this one.
World War Z [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Brad Pitt
World War Z [DVD] DVD ~ Brad Pitt
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 21 Mar 2014
Given its incredibly troubled production, rewrites and all, I wasn't expecting much. Luckily through some fluke the film is brilliant, sure it has nothing to do with the book but instead its a good combination of fast action sections with slightly more thoughtful sections.

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