I just barely read this one… I know, years behind… When the movie came out, I went to it and was so confused I fell asleep… and frankly didn’t care enough to try to watch it again. A decade or so later I decided I should at least give it a chance and read the series and I’ll probably enjoy it and the movies. However I must say that I have never been a huge ‘fantasy’ fan, and after reading this – I’m still not. It was ok, didn’t feel that it really explained things well and jumped a lot. I honestly have no idea what all the fuss was about. I’ll finish the series for one reason only – to say that I have read them and have my own opinion about them. If you are into fantasy you might like it.
I really liked their thoughts on this as well: