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The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson

The Emperor's Soul (edition 2012)

by Brandon Sanderson

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Title:The Emperor's Soul
Authors:Brandon Sanderson
Info:Tachyon Publications (2012), Paperback, 176 pages
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Deserves its Hugo award. An especially intricate magic, and even more intricate psychological study. ( )
  librisissimo | Feb 26, 2017 |
Such a good read for only 175 pages. Totally enthralling, and a completely new and ingenious magic system (once again) from Sanderson. I absolutely loved reading this story. It was nice to be able to sit down and read it in a single evening, but I couldn't help wishing there was more. But that's always the way I feel after a Brandon Sanderson novel whether it's 1000 pages or 175. Loved it! Can't wait to purchase my own copy. ( )
  sasta | Feb 1, 2017 |
A lovely book.
I chose it because it's short and I wanted to find out whether I want to read more by Sanderson. Yes, I do. ( )
  CarolJMO | Dec 12, 2016 |
Even though this was touted as a novella", at around 100 pages, this is just as long as some of the Elric novels by Moorcock.

And I thoroughly enjoyed it. I've been on a roll recently with good books and for that I'm thankful. The afterwords by Sanderson places this in the [b:Elantris|68427|Elantris|Brandon Sanderson|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1316637512s/68427.jpg|2908871] universe, but it had been so long since I read it that I wouldn't have noticed otherwise. Even with all the runing going on :)

There is also a list of other short stories by Sanderson and this has whetted my appetite to track them down and read them as well." ( )
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
Brandon Sanderson writes the most intriguing magic systems. Once again, I find that I've come across something I haven't ever before. Even though this was only a novella, I really loved this story. The pacing was spot on for the short length it was. I've been told this can stand as a prequel to Elantris; if that is true then I can't wait to get my hands on that book. Give me more Sanderson :) ( )
  Kassilem | Nov 30, 2016 |
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Gaotona ran his fingers across the thick canvas, inspecting one of the greatest works of art he had ever seen. Unfortunately, it was a lie.
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When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life and create--by Forgery--a new soul for the emperor in less than one hundred days.

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