The Well of Ascension

The Well of Ascension: Mistborn Book Two

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 10/12/2009
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The Well of Ascension
A superb sequel
This is how sequels should be made. Following on from where the previous book finished; the world has now free from the Lord Ruler's rule and now comes the... READ MORE
Reece Dinn at Liverpool Central


The impossible has happened. The Lord Ruler is dead has been vanquished. But so too is Kelsier the man who masterminded the triumph. The awesome task of rebuilding the world has been left to his protege Vin; a one-time street urchin, now the most powerful Mistborn in the land.

Worryingly for her Vin has become the focus of a new religion, a development that leaves her intensely uneasy. More worryingly still the mists have become unpredictable since the Lord Ruler died and a strange vaprous entity is stalking Vin.

As the siege of Luthadel intensifies the ancient legend of the Well of Ascension offers the only glimmer of hope. But no-one knows where it is or what it can do...

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780575089938
  • Number of pages: 800
  • Weight: 580g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 132 x 49 mm

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The Well of Ascension
A Little Lacking, But Still In The Top League
Another well developed and written novel by Branson Sanderson who is fast becoming one of the top names in Epic Fantasy, as with the first novel the magic ... READ MORE
The Well of Ascension
A fantastic read and a great series
The Well of Ascension
A Very complex and well developed story, I would reccomend it to anyone who needs a good read. The story follows Vin a young mistborn after she accomplishe... READ MORE
Rina Land
The Well of Ascension
Not quite as good as book one but still brilliant!
When I first read the Well of Ascension (a long time ago) I absolutely loved it. Since then I have heard reviews from a lot of people who found it a bit di... READ MORE
Read too much
The Well of Ascension
A great follow on from The Final Empire.Nothing bad to say about it really as the characters and story developed in an icredibly believeable way.
The Well of Ascension
not as good as the first
I’m going to preface this by saying that, despite the rating, I did enjoy this book. BUT it had several flaws that steadily knocked points off, preventing ... READ MORE
Ali Gibson
The Well of Ascension
Equally as Impressive as the First
After finishing The Final Empire, I knew that I had to get straight into reading this book, and that was definitely the correct decision to make. This boo... READ MORE
Matthew Gillard
The Well of Ascension
I love this!
This book was in my hands the day after finishing book one, I couldn't wait to get stuck in to the further adventures of Vin and the lovable companions. Bo... READ MORE
The Well of Ascension
Solid Epic Fantasy
Vin, Elend and the remains of Kelsier’s crew are left managing the remains of Luthadel after the events of The Final Empire this sounds simple but there ar... READ MORE
The Well of Ascension
Great sequel that leaves you wanting more.
This sequel creates and adds to the mysteries that were started in the first book, keeping you intrigued as you try to piece together the puzzle of the Her... READ MORE
Aidan H E  Rogers