The Shadowed Sun

Paperback | June 12, 2012

byN. K. Jemisin

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Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares: a mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep. Trapped between dark dreams and cruel overlords, the people yearn to rise up -- but Gujaareh has known peace for too long.

Someone must show them the way.

Hope lies with two outcasts: the first woman ever allowed to join the dream goddess' priesthood and an exiled prince who longs to reclaim his birthright. Together, they must resist the Kisuati occupation and uncover the source of the killing dreams... before Gujaareh is lost forever.


Dreamblood Duology
The Killing Moon
The Shadowed Sun

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The Broken Kingdoms
The Kingdom of Gods

The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition)
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The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)

The Broken Earth series
The Fifth Season
The Obelisk Gate

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Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares: a mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep. Trapped between dark dreams and cruel ove...

N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for The Fifth Season, which was also a New York Times Notable Book of 2015. She previously won the Locus Award for her first novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and her short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for Hugo, World Fantasy, Nebula, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.5 inPublished:June 12, 2012Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316187291

ISBN - 13:9780316187299

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"Excellent conclusion to Jemisin's Dreamblood duology features the epic plot and well-rounded characters her fans have come to expect. Highly recommended. "-thebookbag.co.uk