Temple of the Winds


Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
191
Narrator
64
Release Date
May 2017
Duration
28 hours 58 minutes
Summary
Book Four of The Sword of Truth—the series first begun in Wizard's First Rule—returns listeners to the world of Richard Cypher, a simple woods guide who never dreamed he would be named the Seeker of Truth and become caught up in magic, war, and dangers so extraordinary that the fate of his entire world would hang on his actions and decisions.The dangerous, fanatical Imperial Order, under the leadership of the power-mad Emperor Jagang and his multitude of demonic underlings, unleashes a deadly plague. To find a cure Richard Cypher and his beloved Kahlan Amnell must seek out the legendary Temple of the Winds, a fortress of evil sealed away for three thousand years. But the path of the Seeker of Truth is never an easy one—even if he can reach the Temple at all, there is no guarantee he'll ever return.
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Cam B

About half way through, and it's so god damn painful with these god awful British accents. The monotone narrator in book 2 was 8000% more tolerable than this old weeb

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Megan Morris

Great book - keeps you engaged, but frustrating that the reader didn't listen to previous versions so the name pronunciation would be the same.

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Nicholas L

The narrator did a fantastic job at giving different voices to different characters, but he mispronounced several characters' names.

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Andreas Jansson

Narrator is an over dramatic tool, he doesn't know the names. He makes Richard sound like some wanker private detective from a 50's movie that only speaks through gritted teeth, and all women in this mans mind speak like simpletons. If you like this series find this book somewhere else. Total disappointment.

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Shaun Perez

2 minutes in and im asking myself who tf is Collin? Only realizing it was Kahlan. . . This is the same audio group that recorded the last few. Why is there no consistency?

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Thomas Massey

Terry Goodkind makes you believe and draws you in. Wonderful Series

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david combs

Loved it! The name thing does suck. But other than that, a great book.

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Thomas Freed

Everyone has been correct in the narrator does not pronounce main characters names correctly. I really wish that they would redo this narration.

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Anonymous

Another great sword of truth story. I've read the book several times but this is the first time to listen to the audiobook. The narrator was not my favorite. Strange pronunciation throughout the book misaligned with previous books in the series. The acting and voices were ok but more irritating than any other narrator imthus far in the series.

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Anonymous

He has to be the best narrator yet. He does a phenomenal at voicing the characters in the story there’s not a better narrator I have listened to

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Jreedrn

Enjoying the series but changing the narrator with each is disconcerting. This narrator has even changed the pronunciation of Kahlan- Ugh

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Lexis Jennings

The narrator does a fantastic job with all the different voices he does for characters, emotion he instills, and all around spirit he gives to this book. Once you get used to like, 3 things he pronounces differently from previous people, it's wonderful.

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Rebecca C.

Who is Collin? I really love this series, but the narrator was a bad choice to continue, it seems like he didn't hear the last books.

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Stacie S.

I dislike how this narrator pronounces the names. The book is great

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David G.

Another good book in the series. There was a lot of negativity about the narrator in previous reviews, I didn't find him that bad once I got over his pronunciation of Kahlan.

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Chris A.

love the story, but more importantly. the narrator...my god...his range of voices truly brought the story to life...even if he mispronounced Kahlan's name *wink*

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Michael S.

Great story, Need a new Narrator.

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Jason R.

So annoying that he didn’t listen to any previous books. He couldn’t have done worse with names of characters. Was super annoying but the book itself is great

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Philip M.

I'll be honest. I refrained from purchasing this book based on the reviews. I had PTSD from the narrator from two books ago and I simply did not want to go through that again. However, this narrator is actually good. Yes, he does mispronounced a main characters name. beyond that I did enjoy the story and so glad I didn't let the negative reviews keep me away from this wonderful story.

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Anonymous

worst narrator ever. how can you mispronounce one of the main characters name. just wasted my 1 a month on a good book but a crap narrator.

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Robert S.

The narrator mispronounced some names, that's true, but he really sold the different characters voices and actually acted out a lot of the scenes which I thought was pretty great, it added a layer to what I was listening to. The book was of course great as usual, I think this may be my favorite of the series so far.

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Jeremy Z.

I am absolutely disappointed with this narrators inability to pronounce names in an established series. How difficult is it to research your job!? As well as the strange german accents that had no place in this midevil style world. Made Richard sound evil in many portions of the narrative. And Zed!.. don't get me started.

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Monica D.

The adventure of the main characters is breathtaking and we stay on the edge almost all the time fearing the development of the facts. Very good, as always! But although the narrator was very intense in his interpretation, the voices are so different from the previous ones that it became difficult to follow the reading without the feeling of losing something.

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Marshall M.

The book was great the narrator did a great job giving different characters different voices but it was irritating how he mispronounced several characters names

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issa sissoko

This is the best narration so far in the series. The different voices and accents made it really entertaining.

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Keng Vang

As others have said, the narration, especially the pronunciation of Kahlen's name, was very off putting. On another note, I'm starting to dislike Richard overall. He's just rubbing me the wrong way now, ever since towards the ending of the last book.

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Thomas Vormwald

Amazing book and great addition to the series. Like the others it starts out a bit slow but really picks up steam all the way until the end. The worst part about this is the narrator. He pronounces the names all wrong and his voice for Richard is just plain wrong. He has a great voice for emperor Jidang though, unfortunately he carries that same voice for Richard and I think it really detracts from the book. It also took me over half way to get used to his pronunciation of Khalen's name.

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