Penric's Mission

Version: Unabridged
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: February 2017
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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In his thirtieth year, Penric fell in love with light ...

Learned Penric, a sorcerer and divine of the Bastard's Order, travels across the sea to sunlit Cedonia on his first covert diplomatic mission, to attempt to secure the services of a disaffected Cedonian general for the Duke of Adria. However, nothing is as it seems: Penric is betrayed and thrown into a dungeon, and worse follows for the general and his kin.

Penric's narrow escapes and adventures-including his interest in a young widow-are told with Bujold's remarkable energy, wit, and humor. Once again, Bujold has created unforgettable characters and a wondrous, often dangerous world of intrigue and sorcery.

Author Details

Author Details

Bujold, Lois McMaster

One of the most respected writers in the field of speculative fiction, Lois McMaster Bujold burst onto the scene in 1986 with "Shards of Honor", the first of her tremendously popular Vorkosigan Saga novels. She has received numerous accolades and prizes, including two Nebula Awards for best novel ("Falling Free" and "Paladin of Souls"), four Hugo Awards for Best Novel ("Paladin of Souls", "The Vor Game", "Barrayar", and "Mirror Dance"), as well as the Hugo and Nebula Awards for her novella "The Mountains of Mourning". Her work has been translated into twenty-one languages. The mother of two,