Editorial Reviews. Review. R.A. Salvatore’s prelude to the Demon Wars Sagas The Highwayman is a stimulating ride into the early history of. Best-selling author R. A. Salvatore takes us back to his fantasy world of Corona, introducing a fascinating new hero destined to become a legend. Saga of the First King. 1: The Highwayman. by R.A. Salvatore. 16 Review(s). Release Date: Aug 1, Approximate Running Time: 8 Hours. Number of CDs.

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However, something inspired me to give it another chance – I finished it and am now about halfway through book 2 in this series. Sojourn The Dark Elf Trilogy: Jul 09, Milton Highwaayman rated it really liked it. Vector Prime Star Wars: Great character development is embedded in a rich plot. Oct 27, Mary rated it really liked it Shelves: Read the dead tree version. Long salvagore, in a distant land, a lonely young man struggles to discover who he is raa where he belongs.

A different take on the fantasy genre, R A Salvatore takes us down a road travelled less often – and the journey is worth it. Mar 24, Monica rated it liked it Shelves: For more than a hundred years humans, dwarves, gnomes and elves lived together in relative peace.

THE HIGHWAYMAN: A Novel of Corona

They are swash-buckling, rip-roaring adventure stories, with a dec Rating: As I finished this book, the thought occurred to me that this story would make a great movie. The thing is, the boy is incapable of normal movement or fluent speech. It’s a shame that the transformation of characters within the book fail to keep your disbelief suspended.


As a fantasy story it salvstore not a run of the mill quest or war epic, and therefore I’d encourage fantasy readers to pick up Highwayman since it is refreshing. It reads like a swashbuckling adventure story from Edgar Rice Burroughs specifically, the Mad King or The Riderbut it’s got no small amount of modern superhero vigilante, too.

The Highwayman by R. A. Salvatore

I like the action and the magical parts of it, but there were a few sexual references that I found a little disturbing. Salvatoer can guess how well that worked out. More By and About This Author. Sen Wi and Dynard find her hanging naked and rescue her from the dwarves that are beating her.

Other books in the series. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings as a Christmas gift. American fantasy novels Novels by R. Other books in this series. As for the story itself, Salvatore takes his time in the begging for things to start moving, as he builds the characters, but after that the story, I believe, continues even better with lots action, fun and, most of all, enjoyable entertainment.

It establishes the character that is then featured in next three books, The Ancient, One of the best fantasy books I’ve read in a while. This The Highwayman book review was written by David Stoit.

The Highwayman by R.A. Salvatore

Both the story and the writing seem somewhat juvenile – and yet there is something in the setting of various religions at war against each other that leads one to reflect and question. The plot is all right, the ihghwayman are all right, if not a bit two dimensional.


Salvatore Novels about orphans American novels. Bran being from Honce had light skin, while Sen Wi from Behr was dark. I heard the main character described as a combination of Zoro and Robin Hood, unfortunately that’s all he rw.

highwqyman Mike pointed this out the other day, and in my frustration on waiting for new books to come in, I picked these back up. From a tabletop gamer nerd’s perspective, the fantasy in this book is the stuff of a Core Rulebook incidentally, there is an RPG set in Cor Such a great great book.

I can’t say I was entirely overwhelmed by the originality in the ideas here, but “The Highwayman” was at the very least an entertaining read and I haven’t the heart to give it any less than three stars. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

So naturally I had to make sure I had the first one read. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. To be fair, in the end, all of this wasn’t really higwayman that bad of a mix.

After reading a few pages, I cast it aside in disgust. There is no requirement for the reader to have read any previous works, since this is a prequel.

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