Raymond E. Feist has gained international success with the worlds he has created. Feist's action-packed books are filled with expansive stories that become as real as any land in human history. The characters that come alive are not soon forgotten as they follow the destinies carved out for them by this internationally renowned fantasy author.
Shards of a Broken Crown is Raymond Feist's latest installment in the Serpentwar Saga. This fourth and final volume finds Midkemia a war-torn land. General Fadawah, a former lackey of Queen Emerald, has declared himself Lord of the defeated and builds an army in a final bid to control the weakened kingdom. Although this territory has suffered greatly since the Demon King's siege, the malevolent General Fadawah's victory over the exhausted citizens is not assured.
The hope to return Midkemia to its former days of glory comes in the guise of two young noble brothers, Jimmy and Dash. The brothers certainly have their work cut out for them as their actions determine the consequences of all of the citizens they are fighting for. Many characters return in this conclusion of the Serpentwar Saga: Roo Avery, Erik von Darkmoor, Duko, Pug, Nakor, and Miranda all play a part in the gathering storm that began in Shadow of a Dark Queen.
Shards of a Broken Crown only confirms Raymond E. Feist's status as a premier epic fantasy writer.
Raymond Elias Feist (born 1945, Los Angeles, California) is an American author, mostly specialising in fantasy fiction.
Feist was raised in Southern California. He was born with the surname Gonzales, before being adopted by Felix E. Feist.
He graduated with a B.A. in Communication Arts with Honors in 1977 from the University of California at San Diego. During that year Feist had some ideas for a novel about a boy who would be a magician. He wrote the novel two years later, and it was published in 1982.
Feist currently lives in San Diego with his children, where he collects fine wine, DVDs, and books on a variety of topics of personal interest: wine, biographies, history, and the history of American Professional ... (more)
Written by Seregil of Rhiminee 2007-10-19
Shards of a Broken Crown is the fourth book of The Serpentwar Saga (and the worst book of the series). Shards of a Broken Crown is one the weakest Midkemia books I've read. Although this book is readable, it's not an excellent book. I was very disappointed with it. I expected it to be more interesting, but it wasn't. This book was a mediocre and boring fantasy book. The author could've written a more interesting book, but he had failed to do so. (I think it's possible that some readers may ... (more)