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The Name of the Wind

Fantasy novel by Patrick Rothfuss

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a very bad book with a lot of publicity on blogs.

  • Oct 20, 2009
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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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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...
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"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, you will come to know Kvothe as a notorious magician, an accomplished thief, a masterful musician, and an infamous assassin. But this book is so much more, for the story it tells reveals the truth behind Kvothe's legend"--From publisher description.
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ISBN-10: 0756405890 (pbk.)
ISBN-13: 9780756405892 (pbk.)
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: DAW Trade
Date Published: ©2007, April 7, 2009 (reprint ed.)
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