The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth) Paperback
"Intricate and extraordinary." - New York Times on The Fifth Season
Continuing the trilogy that began with the award-winning The Fifth Season
- Winner of the Hugo Award
- Shortlisted for the Nebula, Audie, and Locus Awards
- The inaugural Wired.com book club book
- New York Times Notable Book of 2015
This is the way the world ends, for the last time.
The season of endings grows darker, as civilization fades into the long cold night.
Essun -- once Damaya, once Syenite, now avenger -- has found shelter, but not her daughter. Instead there is Alabaster Tenring, destroyer of the world, with a request. But if Essun does what he asks, it would seal the fate of the Stillness forever.
Far away, her daughter Nassun is growing in power - and her choices will break the world.
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 Killing Moon
The Shadowed Sun
The Broken Earth The Fifth SeasonThe Obelisk GateThe Stone Sky
- 448 pages
- Orbit (8/16/16)
- 5.5 x 1.25 x 8.25 inches