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The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
The Name of the Wind
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Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly... show more
Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as a fugitive after the murder of a king form a gripping coming-of-age story unrivaled in recent literature. A high-action story written with a poet's hand, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that will transport readers into the body and mind of a wizard.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780756404079 (075640407X)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 662
Edition language: English
Series: The Kingkiller Chronicle (#1)
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Dreamer and Daydreamer
Dreamer and Daydreamer rated it
4.0 The Name of the Wind
This really wasn’t the best book to read before, during, and after finals. The first couple hundred or so pages of the book were fine, they were engrossing and heart-wrenching. I really got a feel for the world and how Kvothe lived during those days and how it may have helped shaped him. The rest wa...
Books Sabrina Loves
Books Sabrina Loves rated it
5.0 Beautifully Written
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...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
5.0 The Name of the Wind
This was even better in audio than when I read this several years ago.
fruitcakes
fruitcakes rated it
0.0 The Name of the Wind
try to reread this some other time, i feel like i would like it not on a deadline.
fruitcakes
fruitcakes rated it
0.0 The Name of the Wind
try to reread this some other time, i feel like i would like it not on a deadline.
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