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Legion Audiobook

Legion

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Publisher's Summary

Brandon Sanderson is one of the most significant fantasists to enter the field in a good many years. His ambitious, multi-volume epics (Mistborn, The Stormlight Archive) and his stellar continuation of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series have earned both critical acclaim and a substantial popular following. In Legion, a distinctly contemporary novella filled with suspense, humor, and an endless flow of invention, Sanderson reveals a startling new facet of his singular narrative talent, read by Audie Award-winning narrator Oliver Wyman.

Stephen Leeds, AKA 'Legion,' is a man whose unique mental condition allows him to generate a multitude of personae: hallucinatory entities with a wide variety of personal characteristics and a vast array of highly specialized skills. As the story begins, Leeds and his 'aspects' are drawn into the search for the missing Balubal Razon, inventor of a camera whose astonishing properties could alter our understanding of human history and change the very structure of society. The action ranges from the familiar environs of America to the ancient, divided city of Jerusalem. Along the way, Sanderson touches on a formidable assortment of complex questions: the nature of time, the mysteries of the human mind, the potential uses of technology, and the volatile connection between politics and faith. Resonant, intelligent, and thoroughly absorbing, Legion is a provocative entertainment from a writer of great originality and seemingly limitless gifts.

©2012 Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Claudio G Lima Jr 05-16-15 Member Since 2014
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    "only one problem: it's too short"

    great story, great character. could be an awesome tv show. plus is more science fiction then it is fantasy, great to also read this side of Brandon Sanderson.

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    Johnny 05-12-15
    Johnny 05-12-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Short!"

    Narrator was great at portraying all the voices. Definitely the cool story and idea I've come to expect from Sanderson.

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    Drew (@drewsant) Watertown, MA, United States 05-11-15
    Drew (@drewsant) Watertown, MA, United States 05-11-15 Member Since 2016

    Post apocalyptic listener with some thrillers mixed in. Follow me on twitter at @drewsant

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    "Interesting but too short"

    I love the premise where a super genius creates hallucinations to help him track, categorize and process the vast amounts of knowledge that he has. The characters (including the hallucinations) are interesting, funny and quirky and combined with great writing it makes for a great base but in the end it’s a short story and in this case it’s just too short of a story to deliver a great product.

    Mr. Wyman does a great job with all the characters.

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    janinak 05-07-15
    janinak 05-07-15 Member Since 2015
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    "I want imaginary friends"

    This was a great book about imaginary friends wow I'm jealous I wish I had a picture Jesus spoiler alert

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    A. A. Baldwin Fort Smith, AR USA 05-01-15
    A. A. Baldwin Fort Smith, AR USA 05-01-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Bizarre and fascinating"

    The protagonist, Stephen, has a strange mental condition that causes him to (allows him to) hallucinate various persons with a wide range of knowledge and personalities. He is a bit of recluse, for obvious reasons such as talking to people others cannot see, but also seems very bright, not least because his hallucinations are often experts at something or other.

    So, this is a short (2 hour audiobook), bizarre, unique, interesting, and creative little fantasy/action story in which Stephen is introduced along with a number of his hallucinatory personas. It becomes action packed because of course there's some stolen technology and some terrorist types and so forth.

    It was an enjoyable listen (I listened via Audible) and I will probably read or listen to later installments in the series. The author's creativity and imagination really come through in this one. The narrator did a good job and did not seem to have any annoying quirks.

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    Elizabeth 04-24-15
    Elizabeth 04-24-15
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    "Finally something original"

    The book was well narrated and all the characters distinct . The story line was great. Very imaginative. I will definitely read the next one.

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    G. Parish 04-22-15
    G. Parish 04-22-15 Member Since 2013

    Blind Bard

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    "An unusual psychosis"

    This is such an unusual and intriguing mental illness that I found myself drawn wholey into the character's world before realizing it. It is worth a listen as a mystery and as a look into a unique mind.

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    A. P. Thomas 04-17-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Good book"

    I got the book just to try a different author and now I am fan. The story line is fun and interesting

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    Jim 04-12-15
    Jim 04-12-15
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    "A nice surprise"
    If you could sum up Legion in three words, what would they be?

    Psychotic, funny, explorer


    What other book might you compare Legion to and why?

    Reminded me of the Jump series


    Have you listened to any of Oliver Wyman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, it was my first. Very easy to listen too. Well done.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I did ... it is rather short.


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    undrwo 04-02-15
    undrwo 04-02-15 Member Since 2015
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    "lively and lovely"

    A nice little short story with a unique and interesting premise. Nothing too developed, because of the length, but fun for what it is. I read the sequel with enthusiasm and will look out for the first. Fans of the author should certainly take the time to go through Legion.

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