The Sword of Bedwyr : Crimson Shadow

  • by R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by David Drummond
  • Series: Crimson Shadow
  • 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Young noble Luthien Bedwyr is too privileged to understand that his once-proud land, Eriador, suffers under the demonic oppression of Wizard-King Greensparrow. That is, until the day Luthien seeks justice for a friend's murder---only to become a fugitive fleeing the king's monstrous cyclopian soldiers. Befriended by the irrepressible "highwayhalfling" Oliver deBurrows, and enlisted by an ancient, mysterious mage, Luthien's exile will become an enchanted quest to steal a mystic prize from a dragon's hoard.
Suddenly, Eriador's enslaved humans, elves, and dwarfs begin to rally around rumored tales of a freedom fighter who strikes Greensparrow's foul minions...an unknown hero who wields a legendary sword and magic cape...a warrior who is invisible but who casts the "Crimson Shadow."

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What the Critics Say

“Salvatore describes and choreographs battle scenes better than any other contemporary fantasist, as this first tale of the adventures of Luthien Bedwyr amply demonstrates.” (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Entertaining, funny , a little predictable

A good story. I enjoyed it. I really liked the highwAyman character. He made me laugh. The rest was a little predictable. I definately enjoyed it. Its a good inbetween book... I finished some AWSOME epics, couldnt find any new ones, so I read this one. Short and entertaining. Like a good tv episode. Just not earth shattering.
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- Racheal

I love listening too audio book's

The story was very entertaining enjoyable. By listening too audio book's. I'm able too catch up on book's I've been putting off for awhile now. I love listening too audio book's.
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- Natas

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-24-2010
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio