ELANTRIS is the novel which began Brandon Sanderson's career - and now, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its first publication, comes the definitive edition with 10,000 words of bonus content!
Elantris was built on magic and it thrived. But then the magic began to fade and Elantris began to rot. And now its shattered citizens face domination by a powerful Imperium motivated by dogged religious views. Can a young Princess unite the people of Elantris, rediscover the lost magic and lead a rebellion against the imperial zealots?
Brandon Sanderson's debut fantasy showed his skill as a storyteller and an imaginer of baroque magical systems to be fully developed from the start.
Sanderson is a master when it comes to creating religions, political intrigues and magical systems ... a joy to read. - BOOK GIRL
The intrigue and excitement grow steadily in this smoothly written, perfectly balanced narrative; by the end readers won't want to put it down - Publisher's Weekly
Elantris is the finest novel of fantasy to be written in many years. Brandon Sanderson has created a truly original world of magic and intrigue, and with the rigor of the best science fiction writers he has made it real at every level. - Orson Scott Card
Brandon Sanderson was born in Nebraska in 1975. Since then he has written the Mistborn series, amongst others, become a New York Times bestselling author and been hailed as the natural successor to Robert Jordan; indeed he was appointed by Jordan's estate to complete Jordan's Wheel of Time series. He lives in Utah.