The Killing Moon

Paperback | May 1, 2012

byN. K. Jemisin

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The city burned beneath the Dreaming Moon.

In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt.

But when a conspiracy blooms within Gujaareh''s great temple, Ehiru - the most famous of the city''s Gatherers - must question everything he knows. Someone, or something, is murdering dreamers in the goddess'' name, stalking its prey both in Gujaareh''s alleys and the realm of dreams. Ehiru must now protect the woman he was sent to kill - or watch the city be devoured by war and forbidden magic.
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The city burned beneath the Dreaming Moon.In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt.But when a conspiracy blooms withi...

N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author whose short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for the Hugo, the World Fantasy Award, and the Nebula, shortlisted for the Crawford and the Tiptree, and have won the Locus Award. She is a science fiction and fantasy reviewer for theNew York Times,and her novelThe Fifth Seasonwas aNew York TimesNotable Book of 2015. Her website is nkjemisin.com.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316187283

ISBN - 13:9780316187282

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