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Wizard's First Rule - Terry Goodkind
Wizard's First Rule
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Basis for the television series Legend of the Seeker, launching in Fall 2008!Millions of readers the world over have been held spellbound by this valiant tale vividly told.Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of the Sword of Truth.In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a... show more
Basis for the television series Legend of the Seeker, launching in Fall 2008!Millions of readers the world over have been held spellbound by this valiant tale vividly told.Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of the Sword of Truth.In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help ... and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence.In their darkest hour, hunted relentlessly, tormented by treachery and loss, Kahlan calls upon Richard to reach beyond his sword-- to invoke within himself something more noble. Neither knows that the rules of battle have just changed ... or that their time has run out.This is the beginning. One book. One Rule. Witness the birth of a legend.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780765362643 (0765362643)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Pages no: 820
Edition language: English
Series: Sword of Truth -9 (#1)
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Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
2.0 Wizard's First Rule
by Terry Goodkind Classic Fantasy and I've heard it's a popular series. Unfortunately I couldn't see the appeal and quite honestly, if it had been a new author I would have DNF'd. It started out enjoyable, making a few allowances for its era and the fact that it's one of the forerunners of tropes ...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Wizard's First Rule / Terry Goodkind
In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help . . . and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence. In a dark age it takes courage to live, a...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 I liked better than WoT
This is the good stuff. Epic fantasy with about as much patience with the "wait for the answers while I hint you to death" bullshit as I have, an uninformed protagonist that refuses to carry the idiot ball nonetheless, funny and wise wizard, and heavy hitter female (though I got tired of her "let me...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
4.0 Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
I've pretty much given up on writing "real" (read: semi-coherent) reviews of books that I don't have a commitment to review. It's easier to just tell you all the random thoughts running through my head, and my pure elation at having found a new Fantasy series that actually captured my attention. I r...
Turn The Page
Turn The Page rated it
I've been wanting to read this for a while...finally got to it. I'd say it was worth the wait. Richard and Kahlan make for strong, likeable characters caught up in a battle of good versus evil against Darken Rahl (swear that's his name). Much more readable and linear than the monstrous Wheel Of Time...
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