The Broken Stone
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  • 1
    The Fifth Season: The Broken Stone, Book 1 | N. K. Jemisin

    The Fifth Season: The Broken Stone, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated By Robin Miles
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, masquerading as an ordinary schoolteacher in a quiet, small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Mighty Sanze, the empire whose innovations have been civilisation's bedrock for a thousand years, collapses as its greatest city is destroyed by a madman's vengeance.

    Just finished this book and I am still Confused!

    It took awhile to get into this book, I started listening to it whilst dog walking. But once into the story I would end up continuing to listen when I..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 November 2016 by R. Harvey (uk)
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    The Obelisk Gate: The Broken Earth, Book 2 | N. K. Jemisin

    The Obelisk Gate: The Broken Earth, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated By Robin Miles
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Continuing the trilogy that began with the multiaward-nominated The Fifth Season. Short-listed for the Hugo, Nebula, Kitschies, Audie and Locus Awards. A New York Times Notable Book of 2015. The inaugural Wired.com book club pick. The season of endings grows darker, as civilisation fades into the long cold night. Essun has found shelter but not her missing daughter. Instead there is Alabaster Tenring, destroyer of the world, with a request only Essun can grant.

    I Can't Even

    Seriously, if you are looking for the crack cocaine of speculative sci-fi/fantasy, this is it. The author is the queen of tantalising her listener/re..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 September 2016 by M. Atkinson (UK)