• The Endless Knot

  • Book Three in The Song of Albion Trilogy
  • By: Stephen Lawhead
  • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (60 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Book three in an epic historical fantasy series that blurs the lines between this world and the Otherworld.

Fires rage in Albion: strange, hidden fires, dark-flamed, invisible to the eye. Llew Silver Hand is High King of Albion, but now the Brazen Man has defied his sovereignty and Llew must journey to the Foul Land to redeem his greatest treasure. The last battle begins, and the myths, passions, and heroism of an ancient people come to life as Llew faces his greatest test yet.

The ancient Celts admitted no separation between this world and the Otherworld: The two were delicately interwoven, each dependent on the other. The Endless Knot crosses the thin places between this work and that, as Lewis Gillies begins his ultimate quest, striking the final resounding chord in the Song of Albion.

Part of The Song of Albion trilogy:

Book One: The Paradise War

Book Two: The Silver Hand

Book Three: The Endless Knot

Epic historical fantasy

Book length: 135,000 words

Includes additional insights from the author in “Albion Forever!” and an interview

©1993 Stephen Lawhead (P)2020 Thomas Nelson

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What an awful narrator

Holy wow this is bad. The narrator is not suited to this book at all. If I could give him negative stars for his truly bizarre accents used for the women, I would. My stars it is horrific.
Overall it wasn't as good as the narrator for the first two, I greatly preferred the Welsh leaning accent of the man who read the first two books. But when I got to Scátha's voice I scrambled for my phone to turn it off it was so bad. It was like some weird mockery of an Indian accent.
Just so bad, and it's a shame as I do love the series, having read the books a few times I was enjoying the audiobooks greatly. But I'll be giving this third one a did not finish due solely to the terrible voice acting.

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Great story, some weird narration

Beautiful story, Lawhead is masterful and does not disappoint in his well told stories. The narrator on this does decent on some things, but some of his accents that he tries are so painful to hear. Pronunciations change from the last narrator to this one and takes some getting used to, but the worst is the women. It's like if someone learned a Scottish accent while living in India, then got drunk and hit on the head. It's truly painful to listen to, and shows that subtler narrators are as always, the best.

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Narration matters

Poor narration ruined some of the characters. Other reviewers have detailed the faults, but I wasn't able to enjoy the story. I couldn't finish the book.

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Not as good as the first two

The battle scenes went on and on. Very little character development or depth. Quite boring.

The narrator was not good at all. People sounded more Indian than Celtic/Scottish.

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Narrator tried too hard

The narrator really ruined this book for me. The female voices sounded like old vampires. Main character sounded like Bob from Canada. Just not good.

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Decent Tale but the Narration is distracting

I enjoyed books 1 and 2 of The Song of Albion Trilogy in part due to the Narration of Stuart Langston. Robert Whitfields Narration is too distracting to be enjoyable. I was never able to fully sink into the story as if it would start to happen something in Mr. Whitfields voice would draw me back out. At the very least he wasn't monotone in his delivery but it was definitely not my favorite narration of a story.

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Went steadily downhill

The first book was very good, the second was ok, but the third bogged down quite a bit. It probably could have been cut in half and been a better book. I throughly enjoyed the Bright Empire Series, but was a bit disappointed with this effort. Overall, I don't regret spending the credits.

As was pointed out in other reviews, the narrator was not very good. His main voice was fine, but he really lost it with some of the other voices, especially female ones. One in particular was cringe worthy.

I intend to download some more from this author. Hopefully, I'll find some more like Bright Empire.

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entertaining trilogy, but inconsistent narrator

I listened to all three audiobooks. Probably some spoilers below, I’ll try to keep it to a minimum. For me this isn’t a 5 star story, but it did entertain.

These aren’t deep, thought-provoking stories with complex characters, but overall I enjoyed the adventure. However, the inconsistent narration between books one and three was confusing and for me it detracted from the story significantly. It could have been due to the narration, but I felt book three in general was disconnected from books one and two.

Book one and three had the same character narrating; however the performers’ accents were wildly and inexplicably different. I’m sure it was intentional, but it lost me.

Book three aside, the first two books make the trilogy worthwhile.

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