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Very mixed opinion on this. Probably would say 3. I love the idea of the game, though I just can’t get hooked on it! Ordeer Murders by Anthony Horowitz. The tie-in novel to the new edition of the multi-million bestselling Fantasy computer game Fable is a first person role-playing game set in the city realm of Albion. Together they embark on an adventure taking them from the snowy peaks of Windside to the pirate-ridden waters off Blackridge and beyond.

I did however, still enjoy the story.

I hoped there would be Hollow Men and stuff. I always wanted to play Fable and so this book caught my attention.

Oct 16, Chy rated it it was ok. On the flip side, it IS a book based on a video game so I guess looking for Pulitzer prize winning prose is a little unrealistic.

Fable: The Balverine Order

I think an additional problem with setting a game in the Fable world in particular is that it’s not a particularly developed or even interesting fantasy world, on its own–the technology vs. A bloody-handed exile perhaps, or the agent of a foreign power preparing for war.

Despite that, I don’t think that this book rhe had much of anything to do with the game, so that didn’t really affect my enjoyment of this fablw. The interaction of player and game, the richness of the world, makes the franchise unusually appropriate for a tie-in novel and the novel includes an interactive element.

So if you love the Fable games I’m am telling you not orddr read this book at all. No one is going to confuse this book with fine literature.


That being said its nothing really special either. If you keep in mind that your not really reading a novel on its own and just something for Lionhead to make more money the While not a book I will remember over the years it was still a light, fun read. The tie-in novel to the new edition of the faable bestselling Fantasy computer game.

The book was released with an exclusive code to unlock a unique weapon in Fable III. The novel was released in North America and Europe in October The story is told ghe the point of view of a king of an unknown country who listens to an unnamed story-teller in the Fable universe. I am left with so many unanswered questions. Halfway through the author realized he needed the characters to develop more FABLE he pushed their personalities towards opposing ordfr of the oreer, one good, the other bad.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The pace was kind of weird the title does come up until more that three quarters of the way inand there were parts that were explained in detail that I didn’t really care about.

Though it was a good ‘classic’ type hero tale hanging on the coat tales of the main being Fable the game itself. The Albion of the book is more interesting than the Albion of the game. But, with that said, every once in awhile i manage to stumble upon a commercial novel that is actually so well written that i can actually find myself completely forgetting i’m ev Normally I dread ever even picking up a commercial novel, let alone actually drudging through and reading one, because so commonly they so filled with poorly assembled plots, story lines, and cliches that you spend the whole time reading the story completely distracted by feeling sorry for the author who sold his soul.

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Wrath of the Prophets. It had a good, strong balverins. The creatures they fought are also things of myth as they’ve drawn back in the shadows. Preview — Fable by Peter David. Jan 10, Dani rated it liked it Shelves: Peter David did a great job with the characters, the dialogue and the pacing.


It was fun, but a reminder to me of why I don’t go in for fan fiction based on things already created Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly.

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Altered States Of The Union. However the book does not follow any characters with which you have met in the games previously but instead follows a young man named Thomas and his servant and friend James as they go on a quest to find the mythical Balverines, that Thomas has seen kill his brother.

If I didn’t know that this was about Fable the video game, I would not have even known other than the name of the towns and such.

I’ll admit, I’ve recently become weary of licensed novels, so under normal circumstances I would have left this book on the shelf at the local book store, but two things persuaded me to pick it up: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

This one surprised me with its fun story. Although the story seems a bit stale at times and for me a tad predictable, it was a very good read.

Things moved along so readily that even within the plot that might have normally been restrictive everything was enjoyable. But their desire for adventure may be their ultimate undoing—because their quarry has just found them A Perfect Beast-After Earth.

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