The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The riveting first-person narrative of a young man who grows to be the most notorious magician his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime- ridden city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a... show more
The riveting first-person narrative of a young man who grows to be the most notorious magician his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime- ridden city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that transports readers into the body and mind of a wizard. It is a high-action novel written with a poet's hand, a powerful coming-of-age story of a magically gifted young man, told through his eyes: to read this book is to be the hero.
Publish date: March 27th 2007
Publisher: Daw Books
Pages no: 720
Edition language: English
Series: The Kingkiller Chronicle (#1)
Patrick Rothfuss is one of my top fantasy authors. His writing is flawless, his world-building masterful, and his magic system so well done as to almost be believable. The Name of the Wind is an epic fantasy about the extraordinary life journey of Kvothe, child genius turned renowned...hero? villa...
This was even better in audio than when I read this several years ago.
Why, oh why did I wait so long to read this book?The Name of the Wind was first published in 2007, and friends who are fans of epic fantasy have been talking about how great it was. But I was reading other stuff, and, well, time gets away from one.I finally got around to reading it recently, and I v...
A fantastic book that trickles in like a new addiction. At first, it’s just interesting, and then it gets page-turning intriguing, filling the mind with new questions that demand answers. By the end, the next book isn’t a want, it’s a need.Kvothe, the protagonist, tells the story of his incredible l...
If this book is still in your TBR list and you've been just putting if off like I was, you need to pick it and you need to READ IT NOW! You will not regret it. I promise. I feel mad love for this book. Like school girl mad love obsession. I was a little weary to pick it up at first because of all ...