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    DescriptionDeep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place. Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries."The Slow Regard of Silent Things" is a brief, bittersweet glimpse of Auri's life, a small adventure all her own. At once joyous and haunting, this story offers a chance to see the world through Auri's eyes. And it gives the reader a chance to learn things that only Auri knows.... In this book, Patrick Rothfuss brings us into the world of one of "The Kingkiller Chronicle"'s most enigmatic characters. Full of secrets and mysteries, "The Slow Regard of Silent Things" is the story of a broken girl trying to live in a broken world.


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    Title
    The Slow Regard of Silent Things
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Patrick Rothfuss
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780756410438
    ISBN 10: 0756410436
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: FAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FM
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: AMER3750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11300
    Libri: ENGM1040
    Ingram Subject Code: FA
    B&T General Subject: 350
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    DC22: 813/.6
    B&T Approval Code: P26305000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009000, FIC009020
    Thema V1.0: FM
    LC classification: PS3618.O8685 S56 2014
    Publisher
    DAW BOOKS
    Imprint name
    DAW BOOKS
    Publication date
    28 October 2014
    Author Information
    Patrick Rothfuss currently lives in central Wisconsin where he teaches at the local university. Patrick loves words, laughs often, and dabbles in alchemy. His first novel, "The Name of the Wind," was a 2007 Quill Award winner and a "Publishers Weekly" Best Book of the Year. Its sequel, "The Wise Man's Fear," debuted at #1 on "The New York Times" bestseller chart and won the David Gemmell Legend Award. His novels have also appeared on NPR's Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books list and "Locus"' Best 21st Century Fantasy Fiction Novels list. He can be found at patrickrothfuss.com.
    Review quote
    Praise for Patrick Rothfuss: "As seamless and lyrical as a song... This breathtakingly epic story is heartrending in its intimacy and masterful in its narrative essence." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "Reminiscent in scope of Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" series and similar in feel to the narrative tour de force of "The Arabian Nights," this masterpiece of storytelling will appeal to lovers of fantasy on a grand scale." --"Library Journal" (starred review) "It is a rare and great pleasure to find a fantasist writing...with true music in the words.... Wherever Pat Rothfuss goes...he'll carry us with him as a good singer carries us through a song." --Ursula K LeGuin ""The Wise Man's Fear" is a "beautiful" book to read. Masterful prose, a sense of cohesion to the storytelling, a wonderful sense of pacing.... There is beauty to Pat's writing that defies description." --Brandon Sanderson "Patrick Rothfuss has real talent, and his tale of Kvothe is deep and intricate and wondrous." --Terry Brooks "[Rothfuss is] the great new fantasy writer we've been waiting for, and this is an astonishing book." --Orson Scott Card "As with all very best books in our field, it's not the fantasy trappings (as wonderful as they are) that make this novel so good, but what the author has to say about true, common things, about ambition and failure, art, love, and loss." --Tad Williams "This is an extremely immersive story set in a flawlessly constructed world and told extremely well." --Jo Walton, Tor.com "It is the best book I have read it years, fantasy or otherwise.... The world is so deep, the stakes are so high, the characters so real, the mysteries so magical, the magic so mysterious, the plot so twisty...every day you haven't read it is a day in your life that could be better." --Hank Green "This fast-moving, vivid, and unpretentious debut roots its coming-of-age fantasy in convincing mythology." --"Entertainment Weekly"--eloquence quotes