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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Myst has already inspired several productions similar in nature—as well as a couple of parodies, the ot sincerest form of flattery. Want to Read saving….

The Book of Atrus

What are your thoughts? Normally when you read a book, especially a fantasy book, you expect to become introduced to the stories amazing fantasy world. Atrus drops the Myst linking book into a massive disturbance on Riven known as the Star Fissure; the book falls through the fissure to boo picked up by the Stranger in Myst.

The focus of the book is on the titular character, and his mano a mano battle of wits with his reserved but megalomaniacal father Gehn.

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Two D’ni, Veovis and A’Gaeris, plot to destroy their civilization, which they believe has been corrupted. Atrus grows throughout the story and really found myself rooting for him as the story unfolded. The comparison is particularly apt—the brothers Miller, like Tolkien, are meticulous craftsmen and took the time to build the myths and legends of their world, book a much more complex and involving tale in the process.

At first sight, Terahnee seems like a Utopia. I like characters like Atrus, who is a quiet, intelligent, and sensitive boy. The game never thoroughly elaborated on the reasons behind the conflict, leaving such narrative atrud furtive whispers and the odd journal. You would think that doing so would simply link the book to a slightly different quantum reality of that Age, yet when he and Atrus return to that Age, the denizens from their first visit witnessed the sudden, climatological obok that Gehn rewrote.


I was really hoping that I’d found a gem. The ov first started as a rough draft in written by Ryan Miller and then later reworked several times before being released and published inwith the final draft being written by David Wingrove.

Doubtless they realized this, and approached Wingrove as an expert novelist, to help them accomplish fo seamless transition from computer game to novel. I found The Book of Atrus to be an enjoyable adventure set in a visual world with provocative ethical dilemmas. Is the writer creating worlds, or simply creating bridges to worlds that already exist?

I read this book as a kid and went back to see how it held up. Still, I would recommend it.

His joy at the beauty and complexity of the Art is genuine and not based on thoughts of selfish gain, and I believe he does truly admire his ot.

Veovis is murdered by A’Gaeris for refusing to write an Age where the two atrks them would have been worshipped as gods, and Aitrus sacrifices himself in order to lure A’Gaeris to an unstable Age, killing them both.

Raised by his grandmother, he comes to value her teaching but longs for more than the simple life that she has made for herself. See 1 question about The Book of Atrus….

Finally, I really enjoyed the little twist on gender roles. And in the middle of ateus bowl, at the precise center of the massive, mile-wide hole that pierced it, a powerful column of water – as broad as a river – thundered straight up into the darkness until it was lost from sight, a great spike of brilliant, crystalline light glowing like a fierce flame at its center where it emerged from the glowing depths.

In this we get to see the bridge to Riven’s story line. It has probably been fifteen years or more since I read this book, but your ov on it seem in tune with my lingering impression. Oct 30, Julie Marr rated it liked it Shelves: However, the game had a lot of unknown elements in its story, and I’m sad to report that “The Book of Atrus” doesn’t fill in all the gaps.


Book Review: “Myst: The Book of Atrus” by Rand and Robyn Miller, with David Wingrove

This is the guy I think does the best job: D Feel free to message me if I can help further. Wasn’t the plot of Myst based on Atrus’ two sons? atrjs

May 23, Kathi rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 08, Joe Donley rated it really liked it Shelves: The book of AtrusI knew nothing of its premise or its mythology. If any changes are made to the Book that describes an Age, those changes will become manifest in the Age itself—for better ov for worse! But I never played a single minute of the game.

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Jan 17, Andrew rated it ateus was amazing. When we discover that these women are actually pioneers and engineers to at least the same extent as the men are, I pretty much clapped with glee. I want to read more of the Myst universe novels, and perhaps head over to GOG. Gehn is obsessed with reviving a practice known simply as the Art: I really enjoyed the style of the games and the characters, so I decided recently to give this book a read.

Books by Rand Miller. Like the story hook a whole, the characters captured my interest but did not satisfy my curiosity except Atrus.