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The Obelisk Gate

The Broken Earth Series, Book 2 · The Broken Earth

by N. K. Jemisin Author · Robin Miles Narrator


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In this "magnificent" Hugo Award winner and NYT Notable Book, an avenger's daughter grows more powerful every day—and her choices may destroy the world. (NPR)

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.

Essun — once Damaya, once Syenite, now avenger — has found shelter, but not her daughter. Instead there is Alabaster Tenring, destroyer of the world, with a request. But if Essun does what he asks, it would seal the fate of the Stillness forever.
Far away, her daughter Nassun is growing in power - and her choices will break the world.

For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:
The Inheritance Trilogy
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
The Broken Kingdoms
The Kingdom of Gods
The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition)
Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction)
The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)
Dreamblood Duology
The Killing Moon
The Shadowed Sun

The Broken Earth

The Fifth Season

The Obelisk Gate

The Stone Sky

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Hachette Audio
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The Broken Earth


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N. K. Jemisin (Author)

N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for both The Obelisk Gate and The Fifth Season, which was also a New York Times Notable Book of 2015. She previously won the Locus Award for her first novel, The Hundred Thou...

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