Series: Elantris

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Sep 12
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Reading Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn trilogy spurred me to read his earlier works. Elantris is his debut novel (released in 2005), and I found it to be every bit as engaging and wonderful as I expected.

High Priest Hrathen of Shu Derethi, the militaristic religion underlying the power of Fjorden, is the most engaging character in the book. Despite following orders to convert the heathen Arelon with focus, Hrathen experiences a crisis of faith, recognising he has lost his passion and relishes, instead, intellectual challenge of converting unbelievers. In contrast, Prince Raoden is the most unbelievable character; idealistic to a fault...

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