Myst: The Book of Atrus was the first book in the Myst novel series. The novel first started as a rough draft in written by Ryan Miller and then later reworked. The Book of Atrus has ratings and reviews. Lily said: stars, but I’m happy to round up for this obscure little book that’s been mostly forg. The book provides a lot of background information on the D’ni and the persons of the games. The book’s main character is Atrus, following him throughout his.

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Descriptions paint strong and often beautiful images without being too flowery. And you play as Catherine in the game?

His father will tolerate no such thoughts, for, among other things, they would require a moral change in his behavior. Skip to content Title: He wants to Write new Ages because of the beauty of the process and of how it may help him better understand his own world. The book opens in the sandy deserts vook the life of a young Atrus, still a boy and far from the happenings of the first Myst game.

In The Book of D’niAtrus opens the crumbled exit of the room in K’veer, where he had been imprisoned by Gehnand gains access to the rest of D’ni.

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Gehn is all about rote learning and collecting pieces from pre-existing works, whereas Atrus is more concerned with uncovering underlying principles and looking at a atgus as a whole.

I wasn’t sure what to really expect from this book when I first got it. And you play as Catherine I feel like this book will only make sense to those that have played both the Myst and Riven computer games.

The Book of Atrus

Riven had been an age linked to by Gehn, but the world was vastly unstable. And what responsibility does the writer owe to those who inhabit these worlds?

Nov 21, Glen Engel-Cox rated it liked it. Raised by his grandmother, he comes to value her teaching but longs for more than the simple life that she has made for herself. A novel based on the game was inevitable, given the rich source material. His father, however, is ambitious and impatient. I have no doubt that this would have been well received without the phenomena of the game behind it.

Needless to say he sort of succeeded. Rather than have a truly older styled binding, they have the typical style with embossed paper wrapped over the hard cover. Based on the best-selling CD-ROM game, a fantasy novel fills out the lives of the game’s characters, tracing the strange apprenticeship of Atrus to his father, Gehn, who wields the power to create worlds. I have to admit, I picked up this book thinking, ” May 23, Kathi rated it liked it Shelves: What’s the Name o What is interesting is that this description of The Art can be broadened to include any act of creation, with a special nod to the creation of an artificial world such as those portrayed in novels, movies, and multimedia computer games.


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Very late to this party. Upon off, reception of the novels have been mixed. It certainly fills in quite a bit, but not everything. The Book of Atrus Series: Pf story takes its time to develop, but there is always something interesting to discover just around the corner, sort of like intellectual cliffhangers. After 14 years Once again I find myself drawn to the series of Myst.

One let down was that none of the worlds he visits that he has the power to actually shape are especially amazing. For some reason, the detail about the blue flowers caught my attention and I’ve spent some time researching what they may be.

The language, the alphabet even the day cycle. Atrus was raised by his grandmother, in an isolated dwelling in the desert. The first part of the book focuses on life of Atrus’ grandfather Aitrus with his parents Kahlis and Tasera, Aitrus’ meeting with Ti’ana, and the birth of their son Gehn.