Character development is at the heart of the book, and it is here that Kramer and Reading shine, with remarkably consistent and multifaceted characters that fuel the action of the story...Adept pacing highlights both the intensity of hand-to-hand combat and quieter moments of sorrow and grief, fully realizing the intricate world that Sanderson has created. -- AudioFile Magazine
The eagerly awaited sequel to the #1 New York Times
bestselling Words of Radiance
, from epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson at the top of his game.
, the third audiobook in the New York Times
bestselling Stormlight Archive, humanity faces a new Desolation with the return of the Voidbringers, a foe with numbers as great as their thirst for vengeance.
Dalinar Kholin's Alethi armies won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost: The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, which now sweeps the world with destruction, and in its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the horror of their millennia-long enslavement by humans. While on a desperate flight to warn his family of the threat, Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with the fact that the newly kindled anger of the parshmen may be wholly justified.
Nestled in the mountains high above the storms, in the tower city of Urithiru, Shallan Davar investigates the wonders of the ancient stronghold of the Knights Radiant and unearths dark secrets lurking in its depths. And Dalinar realizes that his holy mission to unite his homeland of Alethkar was too narrow in scope. Unless all the nations of Roshar can put aside Dalinar's blood-soaked past and stand together--and unless Dalinar himself can confront that past--even the restoration of the Knights Radiant will not prevent the end of civilization. Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere
The Stormlight ArchiveThe Way of KingsWords of RadianceEdgedancer
The Mistborn trilogyMistborn: The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
The Hero of Ages Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne seriesAlloy of Law
Shadows of Self
Bands of Mourning CollectionArcanum Unbounded Other Cosmere novelsElantrisWarbreaker The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians seriesAlcatraz vs. the Evil LibrariansThe Scrivener's BonesThe Knights of CrystalliaThe Shattered LensThe Dark Talent The Rithmatist series
The Rithmatist Other books by Brandon Sanderson
About the Author
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 Mistborn(R) trilogy and its sequels, The Alloy of Law, Shadows of Self, and The Bands of Mourning; the Stormlight Archive novels The Way of Kingsand 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 Time(R) sequence.
"Narrators Michael Kramer and Kate Reading transport listeners to the storm-ravaged world of Roshar, where Dalinar Kholin prepares for the coming epic battle against the Voidbringers. Character development is at the heart of the book, and it is here that Kramer and Reading shine, with remarkably consistent and multifaceted characters that fuel the action of the story. Kramer's resonant, gravelly voice skillfully communicates Dalinar's inner turmoil as he faces the consequences of his violent past. ." -AudioFile
"[This] is a character-driven book, and Kramer's and Reading's portrayals will help listeners settle in for the intertwined plotlines as the protagonists carry out their separate but connected stories. Each narrator draws on a deep reserve of voices and accents while maintaining a quick pace. Equally adept with dialogue, rumination, and long narrative passages, they make the hours fly by."--AudioFile Magazine on Words of Radiance, Book Two of the Stormlight Archive. An earphones Award winner and 2015 Audie Award Winner.