The Emperor’s Soul

The Emperor's SoulThe Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Book Type: Audible Book
Length: 3h 55m

This story is far better then I ever expected. Originally I wasn’t sure how I would feel, I haven’t ever read anything that was a Sanderson original. My only experience with him was the Wheel of Time, which I think he did great.

The story starts in the middle and there isn’t a wasted moment. It was like one of those plays that involves three actors/actresses and it definitely shows that Sanderson is a good writer using dialogue and emoting with his characters, not just sweeping spectacles.

The magic in the world was a little weird for me at first. I wasn’t too keen on it. I realized though that it was a pretty cool way to handle things. It was my own preconceptions and expectations that made it rough in the beginning.

I definitely recommend everyone read it. It is a short novella, and worth the price.

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