Elantris Was The Capital Of Arelon Gigantic, Beautiful, Literally Radiant, Filled With Benevolent Beings Who Used Their Powerful Magical Abilities For The Benefit Of All Yet Each Of These Demigods Was Once An Ordinary Person Until Touched By The Mysterious Transforming Power Of The Shaod Ten Years Ago, Without Warning, The Magic Failed Elantrians Became Wizened, Leper Like, Powerless Creatures, And Elantris Itself Dark, Filthy, And Crumbling.Arelon S New Capital, Kae, Crouches In The Shadow Of Elantris Princess Sarene Of Teod Arrives For A Marriage Of State With Crown Prince Raoden, Hoping Based On Their Correspondence To Also Find Love She Finds Instead That Raoden Has Died And She Is Considered His Widow Both Teod And Arelon Are Under Threat As The Last Remaining Holdouts Against The Imperial Ambitions Of The Ruthless Religious Fanatics Of Fjordell So Sarene Decides To Use Her New Status To Counter The Machinations Of Hrathen, A Fjordell High Priest Who Has Come To Kae To Convert Arelon And Claim It For His Emperor And His God.But Neither Sarene Nor Hrathen Suspect The Truth About Prince Raoden Stricken By The Same Curse That Ruined Elantris, Raoden Was Secretly Exiled By His Father To The Dark City His Struggle To Help The Wretches Trapped There Begins A Series Of Events That Will Bring Hope To Arelon, And Perhaps Reveal The Secret Of Elantris Itself.A Rare Epic Fantasy That Doesn T Recycle The Classics And That Is A Complete And Satisfying Story In One Volume, Elantris Is Fleet And Fun, Full Of Surprises And Characters To Care About It S Also The Wonderful Debut Of A Welcome New Star In The Constellation Of Fantasy.
Brandon s major books for the second half of 2016 are The Dark Talent, the final volume in Alcatraz Smedry s autobiographical account of his battle against the Evil Librarians who secretly rule our world, and Arcanum Unbounded, the collection of short fiction in the Cosmere universe that includes the Mistborn series and the Stormlight Archive, among others This collection features The Emperor s S Brandon s major books for the second half of 2016 are The Dark Talent, the final volume in Alcatraz Smedry s autobiographical account of his battle against the Evil Librarians who secretly rule our world, and Arcanum Unbounded, the collection of short fiction in the Cosmere universe that includes the Mistborn series and the Stormlight Archive, among others This collection features The Emperor s Soul, Mistborn Secret History, and a brand new Stormlight Archive novella, Edgedancer.Earlier this year he released Calamity, the finale of the 1 New York Times bestselling Reckoners trilogy that began withSteelheart .Brandon Sanderson was born in 1975 in Lincoln, Nebraska As a child Brandon enjoyed reading, but he lost interest in the types of titles often suggested to him, and by junior high he never cracked a book if he could help it This changed when an eighth grade teacher gave himDragonsbaneby Barbara Hambly.Brandon was working on his thirteenth novel when Moshe Feder at Tor Books bought the sixth he had written Tor has published Elantris, the Mistborn trilogy and its followup The Alloy of Law, Warbreaker, andThe Way of Kingsand Words of Radiance, the first two in the planned ten volume series The Stormlight Archive He was chosen to complete Robert Jordan s Wheel of Time series 2009 sThe Gathering Stormand 2010 sTowers of Midnightwere followed by the final book in the series, A Memory of Light, in January 2013 Four books in his middle gradeAlcatraz vs the Evil Librariansseries have been released in new editions by Starscape, and his novellaInfinity Blade Awakeningwas an ebook bestseller for Epic Games accompanying their acclaimed Infinity Blade iOS video game series Twonovellas,Legionand The Emperor s Soul, were released by Subterranean Press and Tachyon Publications in 2012, and 2013 brought two young adult novels,The Rithmatistfrom Tor andSteelheartfrom Delacorte.The only author to make the short list for the David Gemmell Legend Award six times in four years, Brandon won that award in 2011 for The Way of Kings The Emperor s Soul won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novella He has appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List multiple times, with five novels hitting the 1 spot.Currently living in Utah with his wife and children, Brandon teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University
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- Elantris (Elantris, #1)
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- 07 July 2017 Brandon Sanderson