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Confessor (Sword of Truth) by Terry Goodkind
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Title:Confessor (Sword of Truth)
Authors:Terry Goodkind
Info:Tor Fantasy (2008), Edition: First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, 768 pages
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Confessor by Terry Goodkind

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ends the Sword of Truth saga. It is obvious that Goodkind has an axe to grind against organized religion and it really comes through in this book. A socio-philosophical diatribe in many respects. Quite a few of the conversations between characters were simply mouthings of Goodkind's thoughts on Determinism. I am glad this is done. ( )
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
Amazing end to the series! The first book was great, most of the others were just okay...but this one was incredible. I loved it all the way through. ( )
  biggs1399 | Jan 19, 2016 |
The last book in the Sword of Truth series. The two things I didn't like about the Chainfire trilogy was 1) not enough of the Kahlan that we all know and love. I understand that even without her memory, she is still the smart and intelligent woman that we have grown to love and cherish, but at the same time, it was awful to feel the isolation that she felt during this time. I'm just glad that she was finally reunited with Richard in the end. 2) Way too much philosophy in these last few books. And violence and gore. Without the magic of the Midlands, this would have turned out to be a non-fantasy book.

Anyways, great ending to a series. It will be in my heart forever and always. ( )
  jms001 | Jun 14, 2015 |
After 15 years of reading this series, we've at last reached the end. Wow.

Was the book everything I hoped for and more? No - it wasn’t. Somewhere along the way, Goodkind lost sight of the stories and went for the long, drawn-out oratories that no one really cared to read - especially after they had read them five times before in his other SoT novels.

However, this book did bring resolution to many story lines that had emerged through the 11-book series. It was gratifying to see several old characters make appearances. There were a few surprises. Some unnecessary deaths. Some “WTF” moments when characters revealed previously unknown abilities - but whatever.

What I wish Goodkind had done was cut out half the Ayn Rand mumbo jumbo from “Chainfire” and “Phantom” and instead have used that space to really flesh out "Confessor," which felt extremely crammed into 608 pages.

It will be interesting to see where Goodkind heads now, with this series at long last brought to a close. ( )
  Jawin | Mar 10, 2015 |
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To my good friend Mark Masters, a man of remarkable creativity, determination, and achievement. He is living proff of all that I write about: that one man, through his joyful love of life, the valor of decency, and the calm grae of strength devoid of hate, can inspire all who know him with the nobility of the human spirit.
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Descending into darkness, about to be overwhelmed by evil, those people still free are powerless to stop the coming dawn of a savage new world, while Richard faces the guilt of knowing that he must let it happen. Alone, he must bear the weight of a sin he dare not confess to the one person he loves…and has lost.
Join Richard and Kahlan in the concluding novel of one of the most remarkable and memorable journeys ever written. It started with one rule, and will end with the rule of all rules, the rule unwritten, the rule unspoken since the dawn of history.
When next the sun rises, the world will be forever changed.

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With the world on the brink of total chaos and the people on the verge of savagery, Richard Rahl confronts his own guilt over the situation and struggles to deal with the loss of the one person he loves.

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