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Reader's Guide to the Legend of Drizzt

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Celebrate Twenty Years of Drizzt!

Drizzt Do'Urden fought his way out of the monster-infested Underdark and carved a life for himself on the no less unforgiving surface world. The Legend of Drizzt follows the tale of a hero born to a race of evil, who struggles with his inner demons and the prejudices of others to become one of the greatest heroes the fantasy genre has ever
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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 9th 2008 by Wizards of the Coast (first published August 5th 2008)
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Wes Baker
Jan 18, 2012 Wes Baker rated it really liked it
Not necessarily a book I'd pick up to just read, but well worth having around if you plan on sticking with The Legend of Drizzt for the long haul. The maps alone are worth the purchase, they're beautiful and give you a great idea of the scope of Faerun and where different cities sit in relation to the other cities.
Tony
May 02, 2017 Tony rated it liked it
Looking for a good recap of the Legend of Drizzt novels? Look no further, A Reader's Guide to the Legend of Drizzt serves as a companion book to the series. Complete with book summaries, character information, a bestiary, and even detailed maps, this compendium of Drizzt information is a great reference guide for any Drizzt reader. Keep in mind that much of the information in this book falls in a timeline somewhere after Sea of Swords and before The Pirate King in the Drizzt timeline.

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Juan Bárcenas Cuellar
Jan 21, 2016 Juan Bárcenas Cuellar rated it it was amazing
Un profundo acercamiento a la leyenda de uno de los personajes más populares del universo de Reinos Olvidados con magníficas ilustraciones de Todd Lockwood.
Hace ya 20 años un héroe desconocido surgió de la más profunda oscuridad… ¡Descubre su pasado! ¡Prepárate para lo que está por venir! Este libro atrapará a los lectores nuevos que se acerquen a sus páginas y hará las delicias de los habituales de la serie.
Excelente recopilación gráfica de los primeros trece libros de la leyenda de Drizzt, el
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Michael Alexander Henke
Fairly recently I decided that I was going to try to get caught up on the Drizzt books. For some reason I had stopped reading them, despite enjoying them quite a bit. I finally got through the Paths of Darkness series, and that gave me leave to read this, since that's what it covers up to. This book is great for anyone that's a fan of the Drizzt series. It gives a brief synopsis of the first 13 books, and is loaded with art and information. It has details about nearly every character major and m ...more
Keith Phillips
Nov 12, 2012 Keith Phillips rated it liked it
If you have read all of the books up until the most recent then it is a good book to have to refresh your memory of what happened earlier in the series. Also it has nice detailed maps of all the locations of his adventrues along with nice pictures of the characters. And if your new to the series it can help you learn more about the characters and their world. Along with actually following the paths that they take by looking at the maps if you wanted to go that far. Good Gift for a Drizzt fan.

Jon
Jan 05, 2015 Jon rated it it was amazing
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A great encyclopedia of R.A. Salvatore's famous series based on the legend Drizzt Do'Urden. This book contains a very nice collection of information on the characters, places, monsters, and more that are encountered in the novels. There are detailed maps of the cities and illustrations to accompany every creature and character mentioned. I would recommend this book to any fan of Salvatore's novels based in the Forgotten Realms setting. This also serves as a great reminder if I forget who a certa ...more
Kelly
Jan 02, 2010 Kelly rated it it was amazing
I spent a cozy afternoon on the couch poring through this book today. Truly a comprehensive collection of information pertaining to Drizzt and his world - his companions and foes, geographic landmarks, town maps and local lore. I found myself smiling over and again as I appreciated a detail here and lavish artwork there. Though many artists contributed, Todd Lockwood, who brings Drizzt to life like no other, has outdone himself in this volume.

A must for fans of Drizzt - it has inspired me to rea
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Astri
Nov 16, 2008 Astri rated it really liked it
A great gift for any fan of the Legend of Drizzt series. Gorgeous illustrations.
Jack
Dec 25, 2016 Jack rated it liked it
Mostly a picture/trivia book. good only for biggest fans of drizzt.
Pierre
Oct 25, 2008 Pierre rated it really liked it
Great artwork helps visualize the Realms. Unfortunately, doesn't add anything new.
Kyla
Nov 15, 2015 Kyla rated it it was amazing
Descriptions, pictures, all of the information. Loved seeing all of these awesome characters.
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Philip Athans is the founding partner of Athans & Associates Creative Consulting, and the New York Times best-selling author of Annihilation and more than a dozen other fantasy and horror books including The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction and Writing Monsters. Born in Rochester, New York he grew up in suburban Chicago, where he published the literary magazine Alternative Fictio ...more
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