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The Name of the Wind: A Novel

5 Ratings: 2.4
Fantasy novel by Patrick Rothfuss

"The tale of Kvothe, from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic. In these pages, … see full wiki

Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: DAW Trade
Date Published: ©2007, April 7, 2009 (reprint ed.)
4 reviews about The Name of the Wind: A Novel
review by . June 28, 2010
   This book had me hooked from the first page. Rothfuss has a great narrative style, easy to read, but... different. In a good way.   The overall story of TNOTW has been called "Harry Potter, the college years" and that wouldn't be too inaccurate. The first part of Kvothe's life details his early years, and the second half of the book takes place at the University, a place of higher learning for magic. Speaking of, the magic system is interesting, combining …
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
As soon as I read this, I was ready for the next one. I really enjoyed reading this!
Quick Tip by . May 26, 2010
The Sequel isn't coming out until next year...
review by . October 20, 2009
An awfull book. The story moves slow, without evolution on the main character (only worried about money). Looks more like a transcription for a Role playing game than a novel.       Sudently i remember why i stoped reading fantasy books.
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