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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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    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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    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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    Patritata Anaheim, CA 03-31-15
    Patritata Anaheim, CA 03-31-15 Member Since 2012
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    "kept me interested throughout w/ interesting humor"

    kept me interested throughout w/ interesting humor and stories. great interaction between the aspects and an intriguing storyline

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    Carmen 03-27-15
    Carmen 03-27-15

    Fantasy fanatic, sci fi dabbler

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    "Interesting Concept"

    I'm not usually one for short stories, but this one really drew me in. I won't spoil the concept for you, other than to say it makes for an interesting, flawed and entertaining character. I would love to read a full length novel, but this is still a satisfying listen.

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    Rocky Burrows II 03-24-15
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    "Something different."

    Greatly enjoyed this book, I hope there are more in this series to come. This book has a set of characters that are unforgettable

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    Are 03-18-15
    Are 03-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "It's good, but needs more debth "

    I agree with everyone that this is a solid and good book, although short. Many has seemed to look between the fingers on the shortness though. I feel the whole setup and storytelling is harmed by the shortness and I keep feeling Sanderson took too many shortcuts with his usually thourough writing. Now don't get me wrong, I enjoyed every part of it, but I do not dare giving it a good as grade as his other books. Even if this book was meant to be written in an easy to pick up and read in a sitting way, I feel he overdid it. Also, even with his almost unlimited power of his vision I never really felt their power in this book. Lets hope the next one really shines in this department.

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    Kristofer Andersson 03-15-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great and interested book!"

    Branden Sanderson shows his great ability to tell a compelling story! I would recommend this book ro anyone.

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    LyricallySpokN 03-12-15 Listener Since 2008
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    "I could listen to this over and over"

    I have to admit, I really only ordered this book because it was offered as a free book. But now that I've listened to it, wow! What a great reading! The writing was excellent! I listened to this while building a miniature dollhouse just as background noise, but after the first chapter, I found myself listening more intently and forgot to work on the dollhouse. definitely recommend this to everyone!

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