The Fifth SeasonBook - 2015 | First edition.
This is the way the world ends. . .for the last time.
It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester.
This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy.
Read the first book in the critically acclaimed, three-time Hugo award-winning trilogy by NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.
From Library Staff
The disastrous side of geology, meterology, hydrology, and ecology. Apocalypse from below rather than above. [Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook.]
EPLPersonalPicks3 Feb 06, 2018
Kameron Hurley read alike - Broken Earth Series #1/3
I didn’t even read the back of this one. If it’s Jemisin, it’s good enough for me. But if it matters to you…this is the first in the Broken Earth series and the setting is a post-apocalyptic science fiction world. Many reviews mention that having the second book, The Obelisk Gate, already on hand... Read More »
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Sexual Content: Implied and mentioned sexual abuse of children (Not explicit). Dubious consent between adults (characters are not forced, but strongly pushed into reproducing)
Violence: LOTS of child abuse.
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