The Fifth SeasoneBook - 2015
From Library Staff
The first novel in "The Broken Earth Series," "The Fifth Season" tells the story of an empire collapsing and a woman trying to find answers about her husband's murder and her daughter's kidnapping.
The first in the Broken Earth series, this is a dense, richly imagined world of high fantasy and science fiction that brings the lens of visionary fiction to an intentionally diverse cast of characters. Jemisin is a rising star in the literary world.
AL_ALYSONC Apr 08, 2017
What an imagination this author has! I loved the world building but had to rely heavily on the maps, character list and glossary to keep track of it all. I will be moving on the next book in the series.
AL_SUMMER Sep 15, 2016
Recent Hugo Award winner N.K. Jemisin introduces a dark but beautiful world torn apart by rifts and quakes in the first book of her Broken Earth series. Tossed into the turmoil, I found myself desperately turning the pages to discover the fates of the characters. Be prepared to pick up the next i... Read More »
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