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Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares: a mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep. Trapped between dark dreams and cruel overlords, the people yearn to rise up - but Gujaareh has known peace for too long.

Someone must show them the way.

Hope lies with two outcasts: the first woman ever allowed to join the dream goddess' priesthood and an exiled prince who longs to reclaim his birthright. Together, they must resist the Kisuati occupation and uncover the source of the killing dreams...before Gujaareh is lost forever.

©2012 N. K. Jemisin (P)2018 Hachette Audio UK

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shame about the narration

The book, like the first, is entertaining and unique. However the narrator doesn't do much for it, she's got an incredibly boring voice... and uses incorrect intonation and inflections... With a better narrator it would be much easier to distinguish between the many characters and would make for a much stronger tale.

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An enticing read

I can’t recommend this duology enough. I enjoyed the shadowed sun even more than the first book. It was a pleasure getting to know the characters and this magical world that N.K Jemisin has created

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