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Kingkiller Chronicles #01: The Name of the Wind

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My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I have burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during the day. I have talked to Goda (TM)s, loved women and written songs that make the minstrels weep. You may have heard of me.

So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature a the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one mana (TM)s search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

From Publishers Weekly (Starred Review): The originality of Rothfuss's outstanding debut fantasy, the first of a trilogy, lies less in its unnamed imaginary world than in its precise execution.... As absorbing on a second reading as it is on the first, this is the type of assured, rich first novel most writers can only dream of producing. The fantasy world has a new star.

Rothfuss is] the great new fantasy writer wea (TM)ve been waiting for, and this is an astonishing book... a Orson Scott Card, bestselling author of Endera (TM)s Game

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Rothfuss's fantasy literature debut is the story of a hero, told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, of survival, of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search--and the indomitable will that drove it--gave birth to a legend.

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My name is KvotheI have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.You may have heard of me.So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature ? the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend. ?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. Le Guin, bestselling author and winner of the National Book Award

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423389293
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Read by:
Podehl, Nick
Read:
Podehl, Nick
Author:
Rothfuss, Patrick
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Edition Description:
Library
Series:
Kingkiller Chronicles
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.40x5.30x.60 in. .15 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781423389293 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Rothfuss's fantasy literature debut is the story of a hero, told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, of survival, of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search--and the indomitable will that drove it--gave birth to a legend.
"Synopsis" by , My name is KvotheI have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.You may have heard of me.So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature ? the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend. ?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. Le Guin, bestselling author and winner of the National Book Award
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