The Obelisk Gate : The Broken Earth

  • by N. K. Jemisin
  • Narrated by Robin Miles
  • Series: The Broken Earth
  • 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Continuing the trilogy that began with the multiaward-nominated The Fifth Season.
Short-listed for the Hugo, Nebula, Kitschies, Audie and Locus Awards.
A New York Times Notable Book of 2015.
The inaugural book club pick.
The season of endings grows darker, as civilisation fades into the long cold night. Essun has found shelter but not her missing daughter. Instead there is Alabaster Tenring, destroyer of the world, with a request only Essun can grant.


What the Critics Say

Praise for this trilogy:
"Amazing." (Ann Leckie)
"Breaks uncharted ground." (Library Journal)
"Beautiful." (Nnedi Okorafor)
"Astounding." (NPR)
"Brilliant." (Washington Post)
"Heartbreaking, wholly unexpected." (Brian Staveley)
"Awesome." (Book Smugglers)
"A powerful story of hope and survival." (The Root)


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Slow but hard-hitting

I love this series! It's one of the great modern sci-fi books, in my opinion. It's not about action but the development of characters in a dystopian world. Very strong female characters.
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- Nora

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2016
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK