Review: Voice Of The Gods By Trudi Canavan


AN IGNOMINIOUS ENDING AWAITS

A DISAPPOINTING BOOK BRINGS A DISAPPOINTING TRILOGY TO ITS DISAPPOINTING CONCLUSION

 

Book CoverVoice Of The Gods
(The Age Of The Five Trilogy, Book 3)

Trudi Canavan

Genre: High Fantasy
Publisher: Orbit
Format: Paperback, 672 Pages
Date: 3rd April 2008 (First Published 2006)

ISBN-10: 1841495174
ISBN-13: 978-1841495170

 
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It’s fair to say that the first two books of The Age Of The Five Trilogy were underwhelming to me. In spite of this I held on to the hope that history would repeat itself; that the third instalment of this Trudi Canavan trilogy would blow me away in the same manner as book three of The Black Magician Trilogy, had done. Regrettably, my hope was misplaced. Not only is Voice Of The Gods not in the same league as, The High Lord, it is also the weakest book of this trilogy.

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Review: Last Of The Wilds By Trudi Canavan


HEROES, GODS, MAGIC AND FORBIDDEN LOVE.

Two new characters help to alleviate some of the disappointment of the first book of the trilogy.

 

Book CoverLast Of The Wilds
(The Age Of The Five Trilogy, Book 2)

Trudi Canavan

Genre: High Fantasy
Publisher: Orbit
Format: Paperback, 624 Pages
Date: 4th March 2010 (First Published 2006)

ISBN-10: 1841499641
ISBN-13: 978-1841499642

 
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The first book of Trudi Canavan’s Age Of The Five trilogy was a decidedly underwhelming affair; this is especially true for those readers who loved The Black Magician Trilogy. With that being the case, one could be forgiven for approaching book two, Last Of The Wilds, with a sense of trepidation. In fact, I would recommend that readers keep their expectations in check, for while this sequel is an improvement on Priestess Of The White, it is not a significant one.

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Review: Priestess Of The White By Trudi Canavan


THE EAGERLY AWAITED FIRST BOOK OF A NEW TRILOGY.

If it was worth the wait is debatable. Fans Of The Black Magician Trilogy should brace themselves for disappointment.

 

Book CoverPriestess Of The White
(The Age Of The Five Trilogy, Book 1)

Trudi Canavan

Genre: High Fantasy
Publisher: Orbit
Format: Paperback, 688 Pages
Date: 4th March 2010 (First Published 2005)

ISBN-10: 1841499633
ISBN-13: 978-1841499635

 
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So what do you do after writing a critically acclaimed, best selling fantasy trilogy? That was the question facing Australian author Trudi Canavan after the success of The Black Magician Trilogy, which earned her a legion of fans who would eagerly await whatever she wrote next. Her answer appeared in the form of, Priestess Of The White, the first book of a new trilogy called The Age Of The Five, which, unlike its predecessor, is not aimed at the Young Adult audience.

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