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Moorhead Public Library SF SAN (Text) 33500013222187 Main Checked out 12/16/2020

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  • ISBN: 9781429949620 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 9780765326362 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0765326361 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780765365286
  • Physical Description: 1087 pages ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tor, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Summary, etc.: The war with the Parshendi moves into a new, dangerous phase, as Dalinar leads the human armies deep into the heart of the Shattered Plains. Meanwhile Shallan searches for the legendary city of Urithuru, and Kaladin, leader of the restored Knights Radiant, masters the powers of a Windrunner.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2014 April #1
    *Starred Review* The readers of Sanderson's The Way of Kings (2010) may have been waiting for him to return to the Stormlight Archives from his labors in finishing the late Robert Jordan's epic Wheel of Time. The wait is now over, and devoted followers of fantasy on the grandest imaginable scale can make themselves comfortable and start reading. The world of Roshar is still very close to being a character in its own right (one thinks of Dune), as Sanderson has used the room afforded by a book of this size to build it in loving detail, including the fierce storms that make civilized life difficult even in peacetime. But the humans and the humanoid Parshendi are still fighting, although Brightlord Kholin is leading an army deep into enemy territory. His sister, Jasnah, is with him, seeking a legendary lost city that her student, Shallan, believes may hold the key to victory. Far below the level of the high command, the rising young slave warrior, Kaladin, learns that the Parshendi have a counterstrategy in preparation, one that portends the destruction of the world unless he can become the founder of a new order of the legendary Knights Radiant. Many readers will find Shallan and Kaladin the most absorbing of the major characters because they have the most to lose, but the characterization is on the whole as meticulous as the world-building. A very impressive continuation. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Brandon Sanderson grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. He is the author of such bestsellers as the MistbornĀ® trilogy and its sequels, The Alloy of Law, Shadows of Self, and The Bands of Mourning; the Stormlight Archive novels The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance; and other novels, including The Rithmatist and Steelheart. In 2013, he won a Hugo Award for Best Novella for The Emperor's Soul, set in the world of his acclaimed first novel, Elantris. Additionally, he was chosen to complete Robert Jordan's Wheel of TimeĀ® sequence.

Subject: Imaginary wars and battles Fiction
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
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