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The Black Prism

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The Black Prism

Lightbringer Series, Book 1

The first book in the blockbuster fantasy epic from New York Times bestselling author Brent Weeks.

The Black Prism begins an action-packed tale of magic and adventure...

Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live.

When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

Dive into this incredible, New York Times bestselling fantasy series with The Black Prism.

Lightbringer

  • The Black Prism
  • The Blinding Knife
  • The Broken Eye
  • The Blood Mirror

    For more from Brent Weeks, check out:

    Night Angel

  • The Way of Shadows
  • Shadow's Edge
  • Beyond the Shadows
  • Night Angel: The Complete Trilogy (omnibus)
  • Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella (e-only)
  • The Way of Shadows: The Graphic Novel
  • The first book in the blockbuster fantasy epic from New York Times bestselling author Brent Weeks.

    The Black Prism begins an action-packed tale of magic and adventure...

    Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live.

    When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

    Dive into this incredible, New York Times bestselling fantasy series with The Black Prism.

    Lightbringer

  • The Black Prism
  • The Blinding Knife
  • The Broken Eye
  • The Blood Mirror

    For more from Brent Weeks, check out:

    Night Angel

  • The Way of Shadows
  • Shadow's Edge
  • Beyond the Shadows
  • Night Angel: The Complete Trilogy (omnibus)
  • Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella (e-only)
  • The Way of Shadows: The Graphic Novel
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    • AudioFile Magazine Weeks's epic trilogy takes on added vibrancy as a fully loaded audiobook. With a deep--almost growling--voice, Richard Rohan grips listeners with his narration, and dynamic sound effects and a musical score further enhance the production. With no successor, the powerful Black Prism fears his approaching death, but the unexpected news that he has a son with his own magical powers gives him hope. Now he must journey to find the teenager and, at the same time, contend with the political machinations of his fellow mages. As an engaging adventure begins, fans will be eager for the full series. L.E. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine
    • AudioFile Magazine In this first audiobook of the five-volume Lightbringer series, the tale of two brothers and the foundation for further adventures is established. British narrator Simon Vance makes an immediate connection with listeners. His narration brings the characters to life, whether they're young or old, male or female. Personalities come through during even the most mundane dialogue and make real the court politics of this fantasy world. A classic of the genre, listeners can sit back and let the narration transport them. Likely to create new fans, Vance's mastery of narration is, as always, delightful. Many will be looking for the other books in the series, also narrated by Vance. S.C.E. 2017 Audies Finalist � AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine
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