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The Emperor's Soul Audiobook

The Emperor's Soul

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Brandon Sanderson is widely celebrated for his Mistborn Trilogy and contribution to the final three books of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. In The Emperor's Soul, a Forger named Shai can copy and re-create any item by using magic to rewrite its history. After being condemned to death for attempting to steal the emperor's scepter, Shai is given one final chance. She' ll be allowed to live if she can create a new soul for the emperor, who hovers near death.

©2012 Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC (P)2012 Recorded Books

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    Amazon Customer 08-01-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Exquisite Work of Art "

    My favorite Sanderson, a tiny treasure that burrowed into my own soul and has remained part of me for years. The narrator is wonderful. She's the very best I've yet heard, and I love that she's making a way for talented women in the field.

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    David Hatke 07-28-16
    David Hatke 07-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "short but detailed"

    this book may only be a few hours long but it creates a detailed world.

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    Jack Q. W. Cantwell Bainbridge Island, WA 06-21-16
    Jack Q. W. Cantwell Bainbridge Island, WA 06-21-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Great novella. Sanderson at his best"

    Excellent concept and execution. Like a delicious meal that I expect I will enjoy many times.

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    Scott Holden 06-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "great original story"

    as always Sanderson delivers. I don't know know how he comes up with all these great ideas but I'm glad he does!

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    Brent 06-01-16
    Brent 06-01-16 Member Since 2015

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Not Elantris 2, but Good"

    This was billed as Elantris 2, but if you don't pay attention you could easily miss the few offhand references to things from Elantris. The story is set long after Elantris and is enjoyable. Like all of Brandon Sanderson's work, it's got interesting characters, good world building (although maybe although bit sparse here), and a fascinating magic system.

    My downgrade to 4 stars is just because it's NOT Elantris 2 (simply a story set in what is barely recognizable as the same world), and because, while I liked the story, I don't really care if there are any follow-ons to it.

    The narration was excellent.

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    Amazon Customer 05-17-16
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    "It was good, but not great."

    It was shorter and less in-depth than his other works. Narrator was monotonous at times but I might feel that way only because I just finished a graphic audio version of Elantris #1 that had amazing audio detail. With that said, I don't know why this was grouped with Elantris as it has absolutely nothing to do with that book. Overall, the story was good and I wouldn't mind reading more about this main character's adventures.

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    Jennifer 04-29-16
    Jennifer 04-29-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Great story"
    Would you listen to The Emperor's Soul again? Why?

    I love the concept of forging a soul for the basis of a story. There was good character development for the main characters.


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    Jordan Ryan Torrance, CA 04-01-16
    Jordan Ryan Torrance, CA 04-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "loved it"

    Short story but great story telling. great for a novella. Really enjoyed the character development and magic system

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    Kindle Customer brookline, MA, US 03-30-16
    Kindle Customer brookline, MA, US 03-30-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Great book, great performance!"

    Short yet complex story with unexpected character development. The resolution had a few unexpected twists and turns but was satisfying and reasonably complete

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    Coredapple 03-28-16
    Coredapple 03-28-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Such a beautiful story"

    The story and narration were so well done, despite being somewhat short, it left me so satisfied that any extension to the story would be redundant and drag on instead. Having said that, I would love to hear more of Shai's other adventures and any references to any masterpieces she may have left behind.

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