The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

A woman searches for her kidnapped daughter in a world ravaged by a catastrophic climate change event known as the Fifth Season. Simultaneously, the narrative follows a young girl with destructive powers and a man struggling to control his own similar abilities. The story explores themes of oppression, survival, and the destructive power of nature, all set in a dystopian world where the earth is constantly in flux, and society is strictly divided and controlled.

The 1263rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 883

Since this book was first published in 2015, there is a penalty of 65.6%. The age adjusted score is 303.75.

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