The seventh novel in the series that launched the international bestselling career of Brandon Sanderson.
Another tight and thrilling adventure for nobleman Waxillian Ladrian as he fights for justice in a fantastical city crossed by canal and railway tracks. A city undergoing an industrial revolution but a city where the magic of metals still burns bright.
With over 600,000 copies of the Mistborn books alone sold this is the series that established Brandon's reputation as a master of world-building, magic systems and gripping plots.
Brandon Sanderson was born in December 1975 in Lincoln, Nebraska. As a child Brandon enjoyed reading, but he lost interest in the types of titles often suggested for him, and by junior high he never cracked a book if he could help it. This all changed in eighth grade when an astute teacher, Mrs. Reader, gave Brandon Dragonsbane by Barbara Hambly. Brandon thoroughly enjoyed this book, and went in search of anything similar. He discovered such authors as Robert Jordan, Melanie Rawn, David Eddings, Anne McCaffrey, and Orson Scott Card. Brandon continued to be an avid reader through junior high and high school. He liked epic fantasy so much that he even tried his hand at writing some. His first attempts, he says, were dreadful.
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