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Short-listed for World Fantasy Awards 2016 (UK); Short-listed for The Kitschies Red Tentacle 2016 (UK); Short-listed for Nebula Awards in the Novel category 2016 (UK); Short-listed for Hugo Award Best
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The Fifth Season (häftad)

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth, Book 1, WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD 2016

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Winner of the 2016 Hugo Award for Best NovelA New York Times Notable BookShortlisted for the World Fantasy, Nebula, Kitschies, Audie and Locus AwardsThe inaugural book club pickTHIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS . . . FOR THE LAST TIME. 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.'Astounding' NPR'Amazing' Ann Leckie'Breaks uncharted ground' Library Journal'Powerful' io9'Elegiac, complex, and intriguing' Publishers Weekly 'Brilliant' Washington PostThe 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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  1. Unik värld med uppfriskande karaktärer
    Julia Fredriksson, 8 augusti 2017

    Styrkan är den helt unika världen i den här boken som bokhandlarna har svårt att välja om de ska placera i fantasy eller science fiction. Själv skulle jag säga att det är en fantasyberättelse i en värld med en underton av sci-fi. Berättarstilen är olik något jag tidigare läst, likaså karaktärerna, på ett uppfriskande och bra sätt. En av mina favoritsaker är att konflikter så ofta löses utan våld, något som känns superfräscht. Jemisins tagning på kärleksrelationer är också mer liberal och uppl... Läs hela recensionen

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Heartbreaking, wholly unexpected, and technically virtuosic, THE FIFTH SEASON is a tour-de-force. I felt every shock--and the book is packed with them--in my marrow. It's no exaggeration to say that Jemisin expands the range of what great fantasy can be -- Brian Staveley Fantasy novels often provide a degree of escapism: a good thing, for any reader who has something worth escaping. Too often, though, that escape comes through a fictional world that erases rather than solves the more complex problems of our own... In Jemisin's work, nature is not unchangeable or inevitable. The Fifth Season invites us to imagine a dismantling of the earth in both the literal and the metaphorical sense, and suggests the possibility of a richer and more fundamental escape * The New York Times * Jemisin brilliantly illustrates the belief that, yes, imaginative world-building is a vital element of fantasy - but also that every character is a world unto herself * NPR *

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N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for 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 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