The Ruby Knight

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Ballantine Books, 1990 - Fiction - 406 pages
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Sequel to T̀he diamond throne'. Fantasy. Ehlana, young Queen of Elenia, lies between life and death, preserved by a diamond-like block of crystal. Sparhawk, her Champion, learns of a magical jewel which is powerful enough to save her and begins a quest for it.

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User Review  - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing

The knight Sparhawk's quest for an ancient jewel to save the Queen's life continues in the second volume of the Elenium. In a company of ten, the quest is hindered by politics, unexpected events, the ... Read full review

THE RUBY KNIGHT: Vol. II of The Elenium

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In The Diamond Throne (1989), Eddings wrote of how Ehlana, Queen of Elenia, had been poisoned, then frozen in crystal to save her life, while her knight and champion, Sparhawk, galloped off to find ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

David Eddings was born on July 7, 1931 in Spokane, Washington. He received a B.A. in English from Reed College in Portland in 1954 and a M.A. in Middle English from the University of Washington in 1961. After serving in the U.S. Army for two years, he worked as a grocery clerk, as a sales clerk for the Boeing Company, and as an English teacher in a business college and a teachers' college. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 25 books, many of them with his wife Leigh Eddings. His first novel, High Hunt, was published in 1973. His other works include the Belgariad series, the Mallorean series, the Elenium series, and the Dreamers series. He died on June 2, 2009 at the age of 77.

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