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The Kingdom of Gods, by N.K. Jemisin January 20, 2013

Posted by stuffilikenet in Awesome, Books, Brilliant words.
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The end of the trilogy begun with The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, The Kingdom of Gods is a worthy conclusion of this tale of gods made flesh and how they adapt, change and grow (or die.  Yes, this book is a tragedy as well as a fantasy, just like her previous books).

The whole of this trilogy is the best thing I have read from a new novelist, maybe ever.  I have opined previously that it’s a lie that THTK was her first novel.  She’s ‘way too good for that; she was a best-selling novelist in her previous three lives.

Like my other reviews, I won’t tell you a damned thing about this novel that will eat into any surprise.  I will tell you it’s Sieh, the child-trickster-cat god of the previous books, who is the narrator of this tale, and he does have a unique take on being human, and being divine.

Very worth diving into, and do read the previous novels first if you haven’t.  I can recommend the audiobook of the first one very highly.

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