The Shadowed Sun

by N. K. Jemisin

Orbit | June 12, 2012 | Trade Paperback

The Shadowed Sun is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
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

For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:

The Inheritance Trilogy
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
The Broken Kingdoms
The Kingdom of Gods

The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition)
Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction)
The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)

The Broken Earth series
The Fifth Season
The Obelisk Gate

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 528 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.5 in

Published: June 12, 2012

Publisher: Orbit

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316187291

ISBN - 13: 9780316187299

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The Shadowed Sun

The Shadowed Sun

by N. K. Jemisin

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 528 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.5 in

Published: June 12, 2012

Publisher: Orbit

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316187291

ISBN - 13: 9780316187299

About the Book

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, dooming them to die screaming in their sleep.

From the Publisher

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

For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:

The Inheritance Trilogy
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
The Broken Kingdoms
The Kingdom of Gods

The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition)
Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction)
The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)

The Broken Earth series
The Fifth Season
The Obelisk Gate

About the Author

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 the New York Times, and her novel The Fifth Season was a New York Times Notable Book of 2015. Her website is nkjemisin.com.

Editorial Reviews

"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