The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms: Book 1 of the Inheritance Trilogy - Inheritance Trilogy (Paperback)
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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms: Book 1 of the Inheritance Trilogy - Inheritance Trilogy (Paperback)

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The debut novel from the triple Hugo Award-winning N. K. Jemisin, author of The Fifth Season

***WINNER of the Locus Award for Best First Novel***
***WINNER of the RT Reviewer's Choice Award***
***Shortlisted for the Tiptree, the Crawford, the Nebula, the Hugo, the World Fantasy, the David Gemmell and the Goodreads Readers' Choice Awards***


Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky - a palace above the clouds where gods' and mortals' lives are intertwined.
There, to her shock, Yeine is named one of the potential heirs to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle with a pair of cousins she never knew she had. As she fights for her life, she draws ever closer to the secrets of her mother's death and her family's bloody history.
But it's not just mortals who have secrets worth hiding and Yeine will learn how perilous the world can be when love and hate - and gods and mortals - are bound inseparably.

The Inheritance Trilogy begins with The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, continues in The Broken Kingdoms and concludes in The Kingdom of Gods.

Also by N. K. Jemisin:
The Broken Earth trilogy
The Fifth Season
The Obelisk Gate
The Stone Sky

The Dreamblood Duology
The Killing Moon
The Shadowed Sun

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781841498171
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 303 g
Dimensions: 203 x 156 x 27 mm


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Jemisin's first novel has a wistful, lyrical tone, and the intrigue - both romantic and political - is skillfully handled. Book one in the Inheritance Trilogy is sensitive, restrained high fantasy * Guardian *
A story that manages to be both fantastically grand and very personal. Definitely recommended * Waterstones Books Quarterly *
"A bold and strong new voice in fantasy fiction" Tricia Sullivan, Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author

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“The Hundred-Thousand Kingdoms”

This is Book 1 of what promises to be an exciting new fantasy trilogy.

Yeine Darr is thrust into the political machinations of a dying king, who is also her grandfather and the gods which are bound to the ruling... More

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