Kushiel's Chosen : Kushiel's Legacy

  • by Jacqueline Carey
  • Narrated by Anne Flosnik
  • Series: Kushiel's Legacy
  • 27 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The land of Terre d'Ange is a place of unsurpassed beauty and grace. The inhabiting race rose from the seed of angels and men, and they live by one simple rule: Love as thou wilt. Phèdre nó Delaunay was sold into indentured servitude as a child. Her bond was purchased by a nobleman, the first to recognize that she is one pricked by Kushiel's Dart, chosen to forever experience pain and pleasure as one. He trained Phèdre in the courtly arts and the talents of the bedchamber---and, above all, the ability to observe, remember, and analyze.When she stumbled upon a plot that threatened the very foundations of her homeland, she gave up almost everything she held dear to save it. She survived, and lived to have others tell her story, and if they embellished the tale with fabric of mythical splendor, they weren't far off the mark. The hands of the gods weigh heavily upon Phèdre's brow, and they are not finished with her. While the young queen who sits upon the throne is well loved by the people, there are those who believe another should wear the crown...and those who escaped the wrath of the mighty are not yet done with their schemes for power and revenge.

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What the Critics Say

"There is seemingly something for everyone here: a great love story, intense spirituality, high eroticism, and lots of adventure, intrigue, and swordplay." (Booklist Starred Review)
"Reminiscent of the best efforts of Tanith Lee and Anne Rice.... Highly recommended." (Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great second book in the series

This is a very long book, too long. However, if you liked Kushiel's dart, this book will satisfy. The story has great twists and turns and the narrator is very good.
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- Suzanne Iantorno

Jacqueline Carey is such a talented writer!

What about Anne Flosnik???s performance did you like?

I love how Anne Flosnik pronounces all of the names and places. Her accent is beautiful and so smooth.


Any additional comments?

Jacqueline Carey + Anne Flosnik = Happy Listener :)

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- Angie-D

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-26-2009
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio