Book Review: The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson

The Final Empire by Brandon SandersonTitle: The Final Empire (Mistborn #1)
Author: Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: Gollancz
Release Date: October 1st, 2009
Standalone/Series: First book in the Mistborn trilogy.
Genre: Fantasy – Adult

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My rating in stars: 4,5 stars
My rating in words: Loved this book

 

What it’s about:

What if the prophesied hero had failed to defeat the Dark Lord?

For a thousand years the ash fell. For a thousand years, the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years, the Lord Ruler reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Every attempted revolt has failed miserably.

Yet somehow hope survives. A new kind of uprising is being planned, one that depends on the cunning of a brilliant criminal mastermind and the courage of an unlikely heroine, a Skaa street urchin, who must learn to master Allomancy, the power of a mistborn.

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