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.
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I got the second one free but didn't want to listen to it without listening to this one first. It's a quick story but well worth a listen.
Awesome opening to a series. It's short so ive listened to it multiple times. Cant wait to see what other aspects and possibilities this story may bring. Being so short but thrilling it felt like a pilot episode of a TV show, but a great one.
I love the entire concept but I'd love to read a full story instead of the way too short, short story. I look forward to its sequel!
I didn't get this for free as others apparently had done previously, but I did download the second book for free. I was disappointed in it's length. Seems like I stumbled in on a story in the middle of things with a past that I could not completely understand. Maybe more will be revealed in the sequel.
wish it was longer! very well developed storyline as well as characters. ..I fell in love with legion like I did for Odd Thomas
I am a wee bit over the half a century mark in years. I enjoy audiobooks,cats,rats and most days my family,not necessarily in that order!lo
Maybe,just to see if I missed anything.For such a short book it had a lot packed in the story.
This book is an original.The storyline was well written and followed through.I enjoyed listening to Oliver Wymans many voices for the characters that populate Mr Leeds head.The thought that someone could make a camera that could look back in time is priceless.Just THINK what one could do with that!
very interesting concept...read it soooo many months ago, i keep checking to see if any series based on this character has been released.
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