Legion

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 242 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 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    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 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    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