Legion

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 377 ratings

Legion Summary

Brandon Sanderson is one of the most significant fantasists to enter the field in a good many years. His ambitious, multi-volume epics and his stellar continuation of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Timeseries have earned both critical acclaim and a substantial popular following. In Legion, a distinctly contemporary novella filled with suspense, humor, and an endless flow of invention, Sanderson reveals a startling new facet of his singular narrative talent.

Stephen Leeds, AKA 'Legion', is a man whose unique mental condition allows him to generate a multitude of personae: hallucinatory entities with a wide variety of personal characteristics and a vast array of highly specialised skills.

As the story begins, Leeds and his 'aspects' are drawn into the search for the missing Balubal Razon, inventor of a camera whose astonishing properties could alter our understanding of human history and change the very structure of society. The action ranges from the familiar environs of America to the ancient, divided city of Jerusalem. Along the way, Sanderson touches on a formidable assortment of complex questions: the nature of time, the mysteries of the human mind, the potential uses of technology, and the volatile connection between politics and faith.

Resonant, intelligent, and thoroughly absorbing, Legionis a provocative entertainment from a writer of great originality and seemingly limitless gifts. Read by Oliver Wyman.

©2012 Dragonsteel Entertainment LLC (P)2012 Audible, Inc
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  • Book 1

    • Legion

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Brandon Sanderson is one of the most significant fantasists to enter the field in a good many years. His ambitious, multi-volume epics and his stellar continuation of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series have earned both critical acclaim and a substantial popular following. In Legion, a distinctly contemporary novella filled with suspense, humor, and an endless flow of invention, Sanderson reveals a startling new facet of his singular narrative talent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A master storyteller....

    • By Robyn on 21-06-16

    Regular price: £6.99

  • Book 2

    • Legion: Skin Deep

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Following the success of Legion, Legion: Skin Deep charts another fast-moving and gripping adventure for Stephen Leeds, aka Legion. Leeds is a genius; his mind contains too much information. And to cope it has split his skills off into individual personalities. They crowd his head, and he lives with them in a vast, empty mansion. While he can call on any one of them to solve a problem, he also walks a line across an all-consuming madness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this.

    • By Amazon Customer on 21-03-16

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Stephen Leeds is perfectly sane. It's his hallucinations who are mad. A genius of unrivaled aptitude, Stephen can learn any new skill, vocation, or art in a matter of hours. However, to contain all of this, his mind creates hallucinatory people - Stephen calls them aspects - to hold and manifest the information. Wherever he goes, he is joined by a team of imaginary experts to give advice, interpretation, and explanation. He uses them to solve problems...for a price. Then a company hires him to recover stolen property - a camera that can allegedly take pictures of the past....

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    Stephen Leeds is schizophrenic (...probably...) and he's in demand. But not for his own skills - his clients want to tap in to the imaginary experts that populate his mind - and it's getting a bit crowded in there. One of his many 'aspects' is a trained soldier, another a psychological expert; a third is a librarian, and all of them want to help him solve problems, making him an exceptionally versatile intelligence agent. If you need a stolen corpse retrieved or a missing inventor found, Stephen Leeds is the man - or, rather, the team - for the job.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting book with great narration

    • By Anonymous User on 05-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99