Summary

Gavin Guile is dying. He'd thought he had five years left - now he's got less than one. With 50,000 refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fiancée who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin's got problems on every side.
As he loses control of his magic, all magic is running wild, threatening to destroy the Seven Satrapies. The old gods are being reborn. Their army of color wights is unstoppable, and the only salvation may be the brother whose freedom and life Gavin stole 16 years ago.
©2012 Brent Weeks (P)2012 Hachette Audio
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“Epic fantasy at its best . . . I was hooked in from the first page and couldn't put it down, even at the last. It is, quite frankly, superb.” ( Sci-Fi London)
“Weeks manages to ring new tunes on...old bells, letting a deep background slowly reveal its secrets and presenting his characters in a realistically flawed and human way.” ( Publishers Weekly)
“Weeks has written an epic fantasy unlike any of its contemporaries. It is a truly visionary and original work, and has set the bar high for others in its subgenre.” (graspingforthewind.com)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Paul on 17-05-18

First class listen

First class listen, Great pace and Simon Vance is a good narrator, bring on book three

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ms. V. M. Christopher on 12-11-17

loved it

really enjoyable. want the next book to listen to now. an worth the money as it's over 22 hours long!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Patrick on 04-02-18

Excitement...

Loving the series, lots of twists and action to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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5 out of 5 stars
By ved on 13-09-16

awesome ...

everything about the production is top notch ... a must listen for every fantasy lover .... beautiful setup and character building. one can relate to characters and you won't realise how soon it ended ... craving for more.

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