The Well of Ascension: Mistborn Book Two - Mistborn (Paperback)Brandon Sanderson (author)
The impossible has happened. The Lord Ruler is dead has been vanquished. But so too is Kelsier the man who masterminded the triumph. The awesome task of rebuilding the world has been left to his protege Vin; a one-time street urchin, now the most powerful Mistborn in the land.
Worryingly for her Vin has become the focus of a new religion, a development that leaves her intensely uneasy. More worryingly still the mists have become unpredictable since the Lord Ruler died and a strange vaprous entity is stalking Vin.
As the siege of Luthadel intensifies the ancient legend of the Well of Ascension offers the only glimmer of hope. But no-one knows where it is or what it can do...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 800
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 196 x 132 x 49 mm
'Intrigue, politics, and conspiracies mesh complexly in a world Sanderson realizes in satisfying depth and peoples with impressive characters.' - Booklist on Mistborn
'Enjoyable, adventurous read that... should satisfy even easily-bored teens.' -Locus on Mistborn
''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
'Sanderson's outstanding fantasy debut... offers something for everyone: mystery, magic, romance, political wrangling, religious conflict, fights for equality, sharp writing and wonderful, robust characters... The intrigue and excitement grow steadily in this smoothly written, perfectly balanced narrative; by the end readers won't want to put it down... Sanderson is a writer to watch.' - Publishers Weekly
'In this stunning debut novel is a completely unique world that enfolds the reader in mystery and wonder right through till the last page.' - Romantic Times BOOKReviews
'Intrigue, politics, and conspiracies mesh complexly in a world Sanderson realizes in satisfying depth and peoples with impressive characters.' - Booklist
Praise for "The Well of Ascension":
'All the explosive action any adventure fan could want.' - Locus
'Sanderson's entertaining second Mistborn novel begins after most fantasy series end, when the team of brave and cunning heroes find that holding on to power is even harder than overthrowing the previous tyrant... This entertaining read will especially please those who always wanted to know what happened after the good guys won.' - Publishers Weekly
'A great epic fantasy... Fans of Terry Goodkind and Terry Brooks will find The Well of Ascension fulfilling, satisfying, and incredibly exciting.' - SFRevu.com
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