The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)



The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1) From 1 New York Times Bestselling Author Brandon Sanderson, The Way Of Kings, Book One Of The Stormlight Archive Begins An Incredible New Saga Of Epic Proportion.Roshar Is A World Of Stone And Storms Uncanny Tempests Of Incredible Power Sweep Across The Rocky Terrain So Frequently That They Have Shaped Ecology And Civilization Alike Animals Hide In Shells, Trees Pull In Branches, And Grass Retracts Into The Soilless Ground Cities Are Built Only Where The Topography Offers Shelter.It Has Been Centuries Since The Fall Of The Ten Consecrated Orders Known As The Knights Radiant, But Their Shardblades And Shardplate Remain Mystical Swords And Suits Of Armor That Transform Ordinary Men Into Near Invincible Warriors Men Trade Kingdoms For Shardblades Wars Were Fought For Them, And Won By Them.One Such War Rages On A Ruined Landscape Called The Shattered Plains There, Kaladin, Who Traded His Medical Apprenticeship For A Spear To Protect His Little Brother, Has Been Reduced To Slavery In A War That Makes No Sense, Where Ten Armies Fight Separately Against A Single Foe, He Struggles To Save His Men And To Fathom The Leaders Who Consider Them Expendable.Brightlord Dalinar Kholin Commands One Of Those Other Armies Like His Brother, The Late King, He Is Fascinated By An Ancient Text Called The Way Of Kings Troubled By Over Powering Visions Of Ancient Times And The Knights Radiant, He Has Begun To Doubt His Own Sanity.Across The Ocean, An Untried Young Woman Named Shallan Seeks To Train Under An Eminent Scholar And Notorious Heretic, Dalinar S Niece, Jasnah Though She Genuinely Loves Learning, Shallan S Motives Are Less Than Pure As She Plans A Daring Theft, Her Research For Jasnah Hints At Secrets Of The Knights Radiant And The True Cause Of The War.The Result Of Over Ten Years Of Planning, Writing, And World Building, The Way Of Kings Is But The Opening Movement Of The Stormlight Archive, A Bold Masterpiece In The Making.Speak Again The Ancient Oaths Life Before Death.Strength Before Weakness.Journey Before Destination.and Return To Men The Shards They Once Bore.The Knights Radiant Must Stand Again.Other Tor Books By Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere The Stormlight Archive The Way Of Kings Words Of Radiance EdgedancerNovella OathbringerThe Mistborn Trilogy Mistborn The Final Empire The Well Of Ascension The Hero Of AgesMistborn The Wax And Wayne Series Alloy Of Law Shadows Of Self Bands Of MourningCollection Arcanum UnboundedOther Cosmere Novels Elantris Warbreaker The Alcatraz Vs The Evil Librarians Series Alcatraz Vs The Evil Librarians The Scrivener S Bones The Knights Of Crystallia The Shattered Lens The Dark Talent The Rithmatist Series The RithmatistOther Books By Brandon Sanderson The Reckoners Steelheart Firefight Calamity

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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  • Hardcover
  • 1007 pages
  • The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
  • Brandon Sanderson
  • English
  • 02 August 2019
  • 0765326353

10 thoughts on “The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)

  1. Kogiopsis says:

    I m running out of superlatives.Seriously, after praising The Well of Ascension as a reader s dream book, I was worried What would I say if The Hero of Ages was better Even finding the perfect GIF for that book didn t solve the problem because soon enough, there ll be The Alloy of Law, and I still haven t read Elantris.And then this book came along.Now, I ll admit that I took my sweet time About six months, off and on, actually For a lot of that, I wasn t sure what I was getting into Ther I m running out of superlatives.Seriously, after praising The Well of Ascension as a reader s dream book, I was worried What would I say if The Hero of Ages was better Even finding the perfect GIF for that book didn t solve the problem because soon enough, there ll be The Alloy of Law, and I still haven t read Elantris.And then this book came along.Now...

  2. Patrick says:

    I got to read an ARC of the book and I really enjoyed it Sanderson really knows how tell a story and create an interesting world.

  3. Felicia says:

    WOW Ok, so I actually cried during this book it was a stressful day, but I m usually not a weeper This book captures the epic grandiosity and scope that I remember as a kid reading Eddings and Feist and Jordan I didn t know what was going on all the time, but I was keenly aware of the great plot, the secrets, and the depth of world building and character in this book.Yes, it s REALLY long, and yes, it lags a bit from time to time under all the philosophy, but honestly I was just staggered b WOW Ok, so I actually cried during this book it was a stressful day, but I m usually not a weeper This book captures the epic grandiosity and scope that I remember as a kid reading Eddings and Feist and Jordan I didn t know what was going on all the time, but I was keenly aware of the great plot, the secrets, and the d...

  4. Petrik says:

    Buddy reading this epic book with these lighteyes Brightness CelesteBrightness AriaIncredible, impressive or fantastic, all these words are an understatement to the quality this book holds The Way of Kings is the beginning of a masterpiece series in epic fantasy It is now my life goal and a new addition to my bucket list to obtain and read the entire series of The Stormlight Archive, which will probably take at least another 20 years from now to complete.Before you started reading this book, l Buddy reading this epic book with these lighteyes Brightness CelesteBrightness AriaIncredible, impressive or fantastic, all these words are an understatement to the quality this book holds The Way of Kings is the beginning of a masterpiece series in epic fantasy It is now my life goal and a new addition to my bucket list to obtain and read the entire series of The Stormlight Archive, which will probably take at least another 20 years from now to complete.Before you started reading this book, let me do you a favor Go outside your home, look at the sky, the stars, clouds, the moon or...

  5. Carol. says:

    A three and a half star read What Sanderson s fans say, this is a classic What people who read my reviews say, you gave the same rating to that mess of a zombie book Let me splain.No, there is too much Let me sum up.Ignore comments about the length I ve read books that were as long hello, The Stand The Complete and Uncut Edition , and everyone has read series that were over a thousand pages What troubles me about The Way of Kings is that I felt like I was reading the fantasy equi A three and a half star read What Sanderson s fans say, this is a classic What people who read my reviews say, you gave the same rating to that mess of a zombie book Let me splain.No, there is too much Let me sum up.Ignore comments about the length I ve read books that were as long hello, The Stand The Complete and Uncut Edition , and everyone has read series that were over a thousand pages What troubles me about The Way of Kings is that I felt like I was reading the fantasy equivalent of a walk through The Field Natural History Museum Thorough Detailed Interesting And equally devoid of act...

  6. Jessica ❁ ➳ Silverbow ➳ ❁ Rabid Reads says:

    9 24 17 Rereading b c OATHBRINGER is daunted Reviewed by Rabid Reads4.5 starsI have a new favorite author His name is Brandon Sanderson This bookmade me curse like a sailer.If I had tried to read it in public, at the very least, I would have been banned from the property More likely, I d have either been locked up for 24 hour observation at the local mental health ward or at the local precinct for Disturbing the Peace, but only after having passed numerous drug tests, proving that 9 24 17 Rereading b c OATHBRINGER is daunted Reviewed by Rabid Reads4.5 starsI have a new favorite author His name is Brandon Sanderson This bookmade me curse like a sailer.If I had tried to read it in public, at the very least, I would have been banned from the property More likely, I d have either been locked up for 24 hour observation at the local mental health ward or at the local precinct for Disturbing the Peace, but only after having passed numerous drug tests, proving that I wasn t Drunk and Disorderly.If you think I m exaggerating, check out my status updates on Goodreads.I am not exaggerating.Honestly, in a book this large, it s nearly impossible to touch on every highlight, so I m left trying to decide which are the bestit s a thankless task, but here goes Worldbuilding If it s been done before, I haven t read it, and like Wit sai...

  7. Melanie says:

    Buddy Read with Robin and the rest of BBBIn the end, all men die How you lived will be farimportant to the Almighty than what you accomplishedThis was the best Brandon Sanderson book I ve read Since I ve started reviewing books, everyone constantly talks about Mistborn, which don t get me wrong, is an amazing series too, but this book blew the entire original trilogy out of the water I truly ...

  8. Sean Gibson says:

    So, a buddy of mine has been trying to get me into Sanderson for some time figuratively speaking, I should notehe has not, as of yet, physically tried to jam me inside the poor man, for which, I m sure, Mr Sanderson is quite grateful At my friend s suggestion, I started with Mistborn, which and don t freak out on me here, Sandersonites I thought was solid, but didn t exactly salt my pickle is that a thing So, he proceeded to give me The Way of Kings as a gift his polite way of forc So, a buddy of mine has been trying to get me into Sanderson for some time figuratively speaking, I should notehe has not, as of yet, physically tried to jam me inside the poor man, for which, I m sure, Mr Sanderson is quite grateful At my friend s suggestion, I started with Mistborn...

  9. Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin says:

    Re read on Audible It was even better the second time around Shallan s story wasn t as boring this time around I m not sure if it was the audio or what, but I m glad I m still in love with Kaladin and I still love Dalinar Their parts are my favorites even though the whole book is awesome First Read Review MAGNIFICENT Where do I begin reviewing this book I loved it for starters I can t imagine how someone can have such a brilliant mind to think of an epic book like this, much less goi Re read on Audible It was even better the second time around Shallan s story wasn t as boring this time around I m not sure if it was the audio or what, but I m glad I m still in love with Kaladin and I still love Dalinar Their parts are my favorites even though the whole book is awesome First Read Review MAGNIFICENT Where do I begin reviewing this book I loved it for starters I can t imagine how someone can have such a brilliant mind to think of an epic book like this, much less going to have 10 in the...

  10. Mary ~Ravager of Tomes~ says:

    Actual Rating 4.5 StarsSo finishing this novel was incredibly bittersweet The Stormlight Archive is the last of Brandon Sanderson s High Fantasy works I have left to read before I am forced to confront The Great Waiting.However, I am glad I waited to read this series, as it seems like it s going to be one of Sanderson s largest most clarifying contributions to the Cosmere universe I had such a wonderful time reading this I ve seen a couple reviewers saying the book could ve been shorter Actual Rating 4.5 StarsSo finishing this novel was incredibly bittersweet The Stormlight Archive is the last...

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