The Wise Man's Fear: Kingkiller Chronicle Day 2
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The Wise Man's Fear: Kingkiller Chronicle Day 2

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Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss' epic fantasy series, The Kingkiller Chronicle. "I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss." --Lin-Manuel Miranda - "He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy." --George R. R. Martin - "Rothfuss has real talent." --Terry Brooks DAY TWO: THE WISE MAN'S FEAR "There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man." My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me. So begins a tale told from his own point of view--a story unequaled in fantasy literature. Now in The Wise Man's Fear, Day Two of The Kingkiller Chronicle, Kvothe takes his first steps on the path of the hero and learns how difficult life can be when a man becomes a legend in his own time. Praise for The Kingkiller Chronicle: "The best epic fantasy I read last year.... He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy." --George R. R. Martin, New York Times-bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire "Rothfuss has real talent, and his tale of Kvothe is deep and intricate and wondrous." --Terry Brooks, New York Times-bestselling author of Shannara "It is a rare and great pleasure to find a fantasist writing...with true music in the words." --Ursula K. Le Guin, award-winning author of Earthsea "The characters are real and the magic is true." --Robin Hobb, New York Times-bestselling author of Assassin's Apprentice "Masterful.... There is a beauty to Pat's writing that defies description." --Brandon Sanderson, New York Times-bestselling author of Mistbornshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 993 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 50mm | 1,359.98g
  • DAW BOOKS
  • New York, NY, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps
  • 0756404738
  • 9780756404734
  • 12,202

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""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 a beauty to Pat's writing that defies description."--Brandon Sandersonshow more

About Patrick Rothfuss

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 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 appeared on NPR's Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books list and Locus' Best 21st Century Fantasy Novels list. He can be found at patrickrothfuss.com and on Twitter at @patrickrothfuss.show more

Review Text

"The best epic fantasy I read last year.... He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy." - George R. R. Martin, author of The Song of Ice and Fire series " 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 a beauty to Pat's writing that defies description." - Brandon Sanderson "As seamless as a song...this breathtakingly epic story is heartrending in its intimacy and masterful in its narrative essence." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Reviewshow more

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