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Publisher Description

At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution (The New York Times).
This is the way the world ends...for the last time.
A season of endings has begun.

It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun.

It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter.

It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester.

This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy.

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 EarthThe Fifth SeasonThe Obelisk Gate

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2015
August 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
512
Pages
PUBLISHER
Orbit
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
4.5
MB

Customer Reviews

0rgy0fmadn3ss ,

Great read, great beginning!

Loved the entire book. Really get into worlds made up in their entirety by the author. So much description, so much love, so much hate, so much adventure!

I will be reading the rest of this series when the rest of her books come out. For the record, I finished this book in one sitting. For me, it was that good. It was the perfect read when the power went out during a tropical storm that hit big island Hawaii.

Definitely getting the rest of the series, definitely !

Fusbbferiuyfeuiyffb ,

Breathtakingly complex and appropriately Heart wrenching

I was assigned this book in my English 1B class, and what started as an assignment turned me into a full blown FAN. I can say with certainty that this book took me on so many emotional ups and downs I couldn’t put it down until I was done. It makes me want to start reading the rest of the trilogy IMMEDIATELY. Thank you for this amazing story!

larry the less than symbol ,

Very good

N.K Jemisin’s ‘The Fifth Season’ is a literary work of art that shows how humanity is often afraid of what it doesn’t understand, and what people will do to oppress the beings they fear.

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