The remarkable conclusion to the record-breaking triple Hugo Award-winning fantasy trilogy that began with THE FIFTH SEASON
WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD 2018
WINNER OF THE NEBULA AWARD 2018
WINNER OF THE LOCUS AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY 2018
An Amazon Best Book of the Year The incredible conclusion to the record-breaking triple Hugo award-winning trilogy that began with the THE FIFTH SEASON
The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women.
Essun has inherited the phenomenal power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which every outcast child can grow up safe.
For Nassun, her mother's mastery of the Obelisk Gate comes too late. She has seen the evil of the world, and accepted what her mother will not admit: that sometimes what is corrupt cannot be cleansed, only destroyed.
Praise for this trilogy:
'Amazing' Ann Leckie
'Breaks uncharted ground' Library Journal 'Beautiful' Nnedi Okorafor'Astounding' NPR 'Brilliant' Washington Post The BROKEN EARTH trilogy begins with THE FIFTH SEASON, continues in THE OBELISK GATE and concludes with THE STONE SKY - out now.
N. K. Jemisin is the first author in history to win three consecutive Best Novel Hugo Awards, for her Broken Earth trilogy. She is a MacArthur 2020 Genius Grant Fellow. Her work has won the Nebula and Locus Awards, and the first book in her current Great Cities series, The City We Became, is a New York Times bestseller. Among other critical work, she was formerly the speculative book reviewer at the New York Times. In her spare time she's a gamer and gardener, responsible for saving the world from Ozymandias, her dangerously intelligent ginger cat, and his destructive sidekick Magpie. Essays and fiction excerpts are available at nkjemisin.com.