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Tetrarch: Volume 2 Of The Well Of Echoes (The Well of Echoes #2)

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SANTHENAR IS ON ITS KNEES. The war with the alien lyrinx drags on, and humanity is losing it, but there is worse to come. The Aachim have invaded with an irresistible force - a fleet of battle constructs. Cursing humanity for the loss of Aachan and his own clan, the embittered Aachim leader, Vithis, demands half the world in reparation. The council is in no position to res ...more
Published 2003 by Penguin (first published 2002)
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Matt
Jul 18, 2008 Matt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great indepth story, and has very believable characters and it feels as though you are part of his world.
Joy
Mar 02, 2013 Joy rated it really liked it
Looking forward to the next installment. Well done Ian
David
Mar 08, 2009 David rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Heather
Feb 26, 2013 Heather rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read the first 70 pages of this a long time ago, and put it aside for reasons I now forget. I finally picked it up again, and enjoyed it far more than I expected to! Plot, characters, worldbuilding are all awesome. Everyone whose viewpoint you read from has flaws, yet they all become likable at some point; they are not completely black and white. It's packed nearly cover-to-cover with action and suspense. I really have nothing bad to say about it. What I loved best was the world itself--a uniq ...more
Jackie
Sep 13, 2012 Jackie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
bloody awful book,
Ward Bond
Jun 23, 2012 Ward Bond rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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'A page-turner of the highest order ... formidable' SFX on GEOMANCER 'Readers of Eddings, Goodkind and Jordan will lap this one up' STARLOG


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Santhenar is on its knees. War with the forces from beyond the Void shows no sign of ending. And there is worse to come. The Aachim have invaded with a fleet of formidable battle constructs and the price for their withdrawal is half the globe. The future of the world now rests in the hands of just three flawed individuals

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Hannah
Jul 28, 2016 Hannah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i am LOVING this series. every time you turn the page you are met with a fun interesting twist that was not obvious or repetitive. Ian Irvine spins an intricate story and manages to avoid all over used plot tricks, or implements them in such a way that they carry the story rather than interrupt it.
Alex Boon
Sep 09, 2013 Alex Boon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I started out with this a year after reading the first one and expecting another 3 star book. The world building and a few characters in the first was enough for me to want to read this. And after finishing it, I am impressed. This was a big, big step up from the first one. I really enjoyed it, thoroughly gripping. A few writing style irritants of course. If I have to read "he, Nish, ..." again in the next one I won't be pleased. Tiaan still doesn't keep my attention as a character but Ullii is ...more
Imogen
Aug 10, 2012 Imogen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't enjoy this as much as Geomancer, maybe because I got read it at super speed at any spare minute I had. Also I was expecting a few more characters to die. Ha. Irvine's Sadism is contagious. I'm going straight onto Alchymist: A Tale Of The Three Worlds now though as I've been told it's the best of the 4 and inexplicably horrible things are going to happen. Good good.
Chrys Matthews
Nov 12, 2015 Chrys Matthews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
War of the worlds meets game of thrones.

Take a look at both of these and throw in a bit of Terry Good kind as well then you will find this book. Well worth reading.
Ellena Lawrence
Jan 16, 2015 Ellena Lawrence rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
loved it!
Vikki
Jul 31, 2011 Vikki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
This was better than the first, couldn't put this down. I didn't mind the jumping from one person to another, the gaps were long enough to make me wonder what was happening somewhere else but too long so I would lose track of the story. Very very good. Can't wait to read the next one.
Chris Pacheco
Mar 01, 2014 Chris Pacheco rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ian Irvine prooves him self to be a mortal god.
Tetrarch is better than geomancer, but from experience, i know it is far from being the greatest installment of THE WELL OF ECHOES.
DAMN YOU IAN IRVINE! you've done it again.
Siobhan
Apr 02, 2011 Siobhan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
This is the second installment of the series and while it's not as good as the first part, it still held my interest and I enjoyed a more indepth look at the characters.
Robin
Jul 30, 2011 Robin rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
some awesome twists, some boring patches, and some weird leaps in the plot, but still looking forward to the rest of the series.
Amy
Dec 09, 2010 Amy rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, didn-t-enjoy
I couldn't finish this book the first book was okay but the storyline just doesn't appeal to me and I shan't finish the series
Alycia
Dec 26, 2008 Alycia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Not a favourite, but still really good. Interesting is really the only word that properly describes it for me.
Aneta Tu
it took me much longer to read this one than the first one in the series. hopefully, the third one will be better :)
Matt Parry
Feb 14, 2013 Matt Parry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
really setting up great last two books, almost Empire Strikes Back level setup
Rick
cant remember too long ago, but i kept reading the series!
Terresa Mitchell
Excellent book am enjoying the whole series its amazing!
Michael Farquharson
Little bit more exciting than the first.
M Beal
May 08, 2015 M Beal rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: epic-fantasy, 2015
This world is amazing.
Celina
Jun 28, 2015 Celina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have to re-read this again xD
Belinda
Great read
Ivan
Ivan rated it really liked it
Aug 27, 2016
Suzanne
Suzanne rated it it was amazing
Aug 27, 2016
Scott MacPherson
Scott MacPherson rated it it was amazing
Aug 20, 2016
Jane Senior
Jane Senior rated it it was ok
Aug 19, 2016
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I'm an Australian author of 32 novels, mainly fantasy. They include the bestselling Three Worlds epic fantasy sequence, which has sold over a million print copies and has been published in 11 countries. It comprises The View from the Mirror quartet, The Well of Echoes quartet and The Song of the Tears trilogy. I’m currently writing The Gates of Good and Evil, the long-awaited sequel to The View fr ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Well of Echoes (4 books)
  • Geomancer (The Well of Echoes, #1)
  • Alchymist: A Tale Of The Three Worlds (The Well of Echoes, #3)
  • Chimaera (The Well of Echoes, #4)

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