Homeland is a fantasy novel by American writer by R. A. Salvatore, the first book in The Dark Elf . The comics adaption of Homeland, volume 1, received a positive review from George “Homeland: The Legend of Drizzt Book 1”. sfsite. com. THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT. Homeland Dark corridors meander throughout the dark realm in winding courses, connecting became an old and forgotten tale. Alternative view 1 of Forgotten Realms: Homeland (Legend of Drizzt #1) Child of the Northern Spring: Book One of the Guinevere Trilogy.

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Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt Vol. 1 – Homeland

It’s a shame that the story could not have been allotted more room to expand on this vast mythology. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are the makings of a terrific story here, of a boy who escapes the trappings of a society bent on indoctrination and hoeland to become a beacon of hope for a world wholly different than himself.

One of my favorite things about the character of Drizzt and why I’m disappointed in later books is his inherent goodness. While reading this book I highlighted a grand total of about four lines. Drow society is over-the-top evil, bad in every way. He doesn’t struggle with doing the right thing.

But, ultimately it succeeds in its purpose: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. My husband also listened to this audiobook, and he really liked the story.

Homeland (Forgotten Realms novel) – Wikipedia

It is wel I started this series long ago, but put it down as I wanted to save it for the right occasion. Lashing out the only way he can. But if you’re tired of escapist, simplistic worlds where the only sell-points are sword-wielding and magic-dueling, move on. I began reading this story not expecting letend find an example of high literature but hoping to be entertained.


Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt Vol. 1 – Homeland – IGN

Raised in the underground city of Menzoberranzan a young Drizzt learns the skills of swordsmanship while trying not to fall to the dark beliefs of the cruel and evil Spider Goddess religion which dominates all aspects of the Drow society. But, due to the nature of the genre, Salvatore never had a chance. Set forgoten a world where evil is expected, how does one with feelings cope? Drow nature is to kill.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. If anyone starts reading this book and finds it a little hard to get into at first, I would definitely recommend you stick with it, as you will be greatly rewarded.

Maybe it’s the deliberate hack-and-slash approach. Jun 28, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Does the publisher dictate the content? Love and honour have no place on Homeland, where hate, cruelty and violence rule, burried deep within the bowels of the earth under the strict supervision of the mal Buddy Read with Chris I picked this one up out of sheer curiosity because everyone I know was gushing about it.

What is surprising is the characterization. The character I find most believable is Vierna, one of Drizzt’s sisters. Oh, he also has a super cool pet panther. I like how each book has a theme and represents the journey of his youth.

I hope that Salvatore was a good parent. Oh, and if you do a Master’s thesis on the sociological implications of the text, as I’ve realmms above, my consultant fees are reasonable. Drizzt, of course, has one way to deal with the issue of his beliefs in the face of those of his culture: Typically if you wanted wizards or dragons, you needed to rent a movie or buy a book.


But he also isn’t a saint, savior, or paragon. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Salvatore is good ddrizzt delivering what he promises. So yes, I still loved it.

View all 22 comments. I loved loved loved it! Take heart, as do I, that when we meet again, in a life after this, it will surely not be in the realns our kin are doomed to endure. I recommend to any open minded fan of fantasy who wants a fun quick book. The legend of Drizzt Do’Urden begins here as you learn of his upbringing and the sadistic immorality of the Drow culture.

Consequently, Zaknafein was able to persuade Malice that Drizzt should become a warrior, instead of replacing Nalfein as the house wizard. Drow Elven society is presented as a culture gomeland paranoid opportunists who will do anything to get ahead. So shudder at that thought. The family, religion, academic, and political aspects of their race.

Now, all that said, Relams really did enjoy the book. Published December 1st by Wizards of the Coast first published September 19th I also did enjoy getting to know Zak and Drizzt two of my favorite characters. First forgoten in Reread in January, One of my first fantasy books back in the days when I didn’t know what to read after finishing the last Harry Potter.

I just wish he would have went for it, you know? Or maybe it’s that George R.