Krondor: The Betrayal (The Riftwar Legacy)

3.79 avg rating
( 10,791 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780006483342: Krondor: The Betrayal (The Riftwar Legacy)

A new episode in Feist's massively successful Riftwar saga. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy's all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favourites Jimmy, Locklear and Pug. It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon. There has been peace awhile and it's been needed. But news is feeding through to the people of the Kingdom of the Isles that deadly forces are stirring on the horizon. The bringer of the latest tidings is Gorath, a moredhel (dark elf). The bloodletting has started. Nighthawks are murdering again. Politics is a dangerous, cut-throat game once more. At the root of all this unrest lie the mysterious machinations of a group of magicians known as The Six. Meanwhile, renegade Tsurani gem smugglers, a rival criminal gang to the Mockers led by someone known only as The Crawler, and traitors to the crown are all conspiring to bring the Kingdom of the Isles to its knees.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

The video game industry has always drawn upon works of fiction for inspiration--sooner or later, the process had to reverse itself. Krondor the Betrayal began its life as the bestselling role-playing video game of all time, written by Raymond E. Feist for Dynamix Inc. Feist, whose Serpentwar Saga has sold millions of copies and established him as one of the most popular fantasy authors of modern times, also wrote this novelization which places the action of the game in the context of his fully-realized fantasy setting, Midkemia.

Feist's fans are legion. Longtime readers will be delighted at the return of popular characters Pug the Wizard, Squire Locklear, and others, as they face the menace of a marauding elf war-chieftain and a mysterious cabal of wizards. But first-time Feist readers may find Krondor the Betrayal baffling and tiresome--without the momentum of the larger series, much of the story's effect is diminished. The video game influence in this book is unmistakable--as evidenced by an encumbrance of sword fights, multilevel conspiracy, and two-dimensional characters. Anyone who enjoys reading about Midkemia will be thrilled to play the demonstration version of the CD-ROM game (included with the book). --Brendan J. LaSalle

About the Author:

Raymond E. Feist was born and raised in Southern California. He was educated at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with honours in Communication Arts. He is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Riftwar Saga (Magician, Silverthorn, and A Darkness at Sethanon).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Feist, Raymond E.
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2000)
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 176 x 110 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A new episode in Feist s massively successful Riftwar saga. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy s all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favourites Jimmy, Locklear and Pug. It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon. There has been peace awhile and it s been needed. But news is feeding through to the people of the Kingdom of the Isles that deadly forces are stirring on the horizon. The bringer of the latest tidings is Gorath, a moredhel (dark elf). The bloodletting has started. Nighthawks are murdering again. Politics is a dangerous, cut-throat game once more. At the root of all this unrest lie the mysterious machinations of a group of magicians known as The Six. Meanwhile, renegade Tsurani gem smugglers, a rival criminal gang to the Mockers led by someone known only as The Crawler, and traitors to the crown are all conspiring to bring the Kingdom of the Isles to its knees. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780006483342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Feist, Raymond E.
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2000)
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 176 x 110 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A new episode in Feist s massively successful Riftwar saga. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy s all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favourites Jimmy, Locklear and Pug. It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon. There has been peace awhile and it s been needed. But news is feeding through to the people of the Kingdom of the Isles that deadly forces are stirring on the horizon. The bringer of the latest tidings is Gorath, a moredhel (dark elf). The bloodletting has started. Nighthawks are murdering again. Politics is a dangerous, cut-throat game once more. At the root of all this unrest lie the mysterious machinations of a group of magicians known as The Six. Meanwhile, renegade Tsurani gem smugglers, a rival criminal gang to the Mockers led by someone known only as The Crawler, and traitors to the crown are all conspiring to bring the Kingdom of the Isles to its knees. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780006483342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Feist, Raymond E.
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800064833420000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Feist, Raymond E.
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 111mm x 178mm x 29mm. Paperback. A new episode in Feist's massively successful Riftwar saga. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy's all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favouri.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 432 pages. 0.226. Bookseller Inventory # 9780006483342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Feist, Raymond E.
Published by Voyager 1998-01-01 (1998)
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager 1998-01-01, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-00535752

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Feist, Raymond E.
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Paperback Quantity Available: 9
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; A new episode in Feist's massively successful Riftwar saga. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy's all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favourites Jimmy, Locklear and Pug. It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon. There has been peace awhile and. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780006483342_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.02
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Feist, Raymond E.
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Krondor: The Betrayal, Raymond E. Feist, A new episode in Feist's massively successful Riftwar saga. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy's all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favourites Jimmy, Locklear and Pug. It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon. There has been peace awhile and it's been needed. But news is feeding through to the people of the Kingdom of the Isles that deadly forces are stirring on the horizon. The bringer of the latest tidings is Gorath, a moredhel (dark elf). The bloodletting has started. Nighthawks are murdering again. Politics is a dangerous, cut-throat game once more. At the root of all this unrest lie the mysterious machinations of a group of magicians known as The Six. Meanwhile, renegade Tsurani gem smugglers, a rival criminal gang to the Mockers led by someone known only as The Crawler, and traitors to the crown are all conspiring to bring the Kingdom of the Isles to its knees. Bookseller Inventory # B9780006483342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Feist, Raymond E.
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0006483348. Bookseller Inventory # ST0006483348

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Feist, Raymond E.
Published by Harper Voyager (1999)
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Paperback Quantity Available: 6
Seller
Green Books
(Wicklow, Ireland)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New Book. Shipping: Once your order has been confirmed and payment received, your order will then be processed. The book will be located by our staff, packaged and despatched to you as quickly as possible. From time to time, items get mislaid en route. If your item fails to arrive, please contact us first. We will endeavour to trace the item for you and where necessary, replace or refund the item. Please do not leave negative feedback without contacting us first. All orders will be dispatched within two working days. If you have any quesions please contact us. Bookseller Inventory # V9780006483342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.31
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Feist, Raymond E.
Published by 1999-11-15. (1999)
ISBN 10: 0006483348 ISBN 13: 9780006483342
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cambridge Rare Books
(Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1999-11-15., 1999. Book Condition: New. Harper Voyager. New Ed. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 432pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1724584

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book