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From New York Times Bestselling author Brent Weeks

The Black Prism begins a brand new action-packed tale of magic and adventure...

Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live.

When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

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"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

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"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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"I was mesmerized from start to finish. Unforgettable characters, a plot that kept me guessing, and non-stop action." Terry Brooks

About the Author

Brent Weeks was born and raised in Montana. He started writing on bar napkins, then on lesson plans, then full time. Eventually, someone paid him for it. Brent lives in Oregon with his wife, Kristi. Find more about the author at www.brentweeks.com or on twitter @brentweeks.

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srhwgr, December 29, 2013 (view all comments by srhwgr)
As a student of literature and a fan of fantasy I first met Brent Weeks through his Night Angel trilogy. Knowing his mistakes and prowess in the first series I approached Black Prism with excited caution. And my loyalty was rewarded. In Black Prism Weeks casts off the mistakes of a first time writer and delves into a world steeped in magic and tradition. His characters make you cheer even as their choices make your skin crawl, you cry even as you wish them to receive their comeuppance, and you find yourself returning again and again to rediscover the secrets he has woven into the pages.
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ISBN:
9780316246279
Author:
Weeks, Brent
Publisher:
Orbit
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Epic
Publication Date:
20130731
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English

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Product details pages Orbit - English 9780316246279 Reviews:
"Review" by , "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."
"Review" by , "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."
"Review" by , "I was mesmerized from start to finish. Unforgettable characters, a plot that kept me guessing, and non-stop action."
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