Dandelion Dynasty
Books in series2
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(4.2 based on 481 ratings)
  • 1
    The Grace of Kings: The Dandelion Dynasty | Ken Liu

    The Grace of Kings: The Dandelion Dynasty

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Ken Liu
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the best of friends after a series of adventures fighting against vast conscripted armies, silk-draped airships, and shapeshifting gods.

    Eastern-flavored epic fantasy

    3.5 stars. Inspired by ancient Chinese epics, The Grace of Kings is a worthy entry into contemporary fantasy. The characters combine larger-than-life ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 27 2015 by Ryan (Somerville, MA, United States)
  • 2
    The Wall of Storms: The Dandelion Dynasty, Book 2 | Ken Liu

    The Wall of Storms: The Dandelion Dynasty, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (29 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Ken Liu
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    Kuni Garu, now known as Emperor Ragin, runs the archipelago kingdom of Dara but struggles to maintain progress while serving the demands of the people and his vision. Then an unexpected invading force from the Lyucu Empire in the far distant west comes to the shores of Dara - and chaos results. But Emperor Kuni cannot go and lead his kingdom against the threat himself with his recently healed empire fraying at the seams, so he sends the only people he trusts to be Dara's savvy and cunning hopes against the invincible invaders: his children.

    A worthy successor to The Grace of Kings

    What a great story! I can tell that Mr. Liu is playing the long game with this series. I have the sneaking suspicion that this series is going to be t..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 16 2016 by Gordon ()