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The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin
The Obelisk Gate
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THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME.The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness forever.It... show more
THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME.The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness forever.It continues with a lost daughter, found by the enemy.It continues with the obel
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780356508368 (0356508366)
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: The Broken Earth (#2)
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Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
5.0 Review: The Obelisk Gate
An excellent sequel to an amazing book. If you haven't started this series yet, drop whatever you are doing and start The Fifth Season. I am so looking forward to the third book!
Tannat
Tannat rated it
4.0 The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin
Series: The Broken Earth #2 This is another solid installment in the series. Here we learn more about orogeny and the obelisks (duh). The book tells the tale about the survival of Castrima early in the Season and allows us to follow Nassun’s story (Essun’s daughter). I still think this world is re...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 The Obelisk Gate, by N.K. Jemisin
I’ve been enjoying the recent trend in fantasy literature that explores what happens after—after the big bad is defeated, after a major disaster. In addition to making all those political philosophy classes I took in college relevant at last, books like N.K. Jemisin’s The Obelisk Gate offer a glimps...
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it
5.0 Really impressed
This was another very heavy book to read, emotionally. Considering the main character's background, that's hard to avoid. Still, I was drawn in right away, no real lull from where the previous book left off. I wondered what the author would do with the POVs, since she had such a unique approach to...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
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5.0 The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin
I have to admit, it took me a long time (for me, that is, so it's relative) to finish The Obelisk Gate but that was all about me and where my brain's been at recently and not a reflection on the quality of the book - this is the sequel to the Hugo-award winning The Fifth Season and I usually try and...
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