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The Obelisk Gate : The Broken Earth, Book 2, WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD 2017

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Winner of the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel
Book 2 in the record-breaking triple Hugo Award-winning trilogy

The season of endings grows darker, as civilization 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.

Praise for this trilogy:
'Amazing' Ann Leckie
'Breaks uncharted ground' Library Journal
'Beautiful' Nnedi Okorafor
'Astounding' NPR
'Brilliant' Washington Post
'Heartbreaking, wholly unexpected' Brian Staveley
'Awesome' Book Smugglers
'A powerful story of hope and survival' The Root

The Broken Earth trilogy begins with The Fifth Season, continues in The Obelisk Gate and concludes with The Stone Sky - out now.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 28mm | 304g
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0356508366
  • 9780356508368
  • 1,354

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A lightning rod around which storm clouds gather to burst and strike in the trilogy's final book next year * NPR's Best Books of 2016 * Utterly gripping . . . extraordinary . . . a complex and intricate world of warring powers, tangled morals, and twisting motivations -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) Exceptional . . . those who anxiously awaited this sequel will find the only problem is that the wait must begin again once the last page is turned -- Library Journal (starred review)
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About N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn-based author and the winner of two Hugo Awards for her novels The Fifth Season and The Obelisk Gate. She previously won the Locus Award for her first novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and her short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for Hugo, World Fantasy and Nebula awards, and shortlisted for the Crawford and the James Tiptree, Jr. Awards. She is a science fiction and fantasy reviewer for the New York Times, and you can find her online at nkjemisin.com.
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