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The stone sky

Author: N K Jemisin
Publisher: New York, NY : Orbit, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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""Intricate and extraordinary."--New York Times on The Fifth Season THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS ... FOR THE LAST TIME. The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which every orogene child can grow up safe. For Nassun,
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N K Jemisin
ISBN: 0316229245 9780316229241
OCLC Number: 957133986
Notes: Issued also as part of the box set entitled: The broken earth trilogy.
Awards: Winner of Nebula Awards in the Novel category 2018 (UK)
Short-listed for Hugo Award Best Novel category 2018 (UK)
Short-listed for Locus Best Fantasy Novel 2018 (UK)
Long-listed for International Dublin Literary Award 2019 (UK)
Description: 445 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: N.K. Jemisin.

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Vivid characters, a tautly constructed plot, and outstanding worldbuilding meld into an impressive and timely story -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

 
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