Sequel to the extraordinary THE NAME OF THE WIND, THE WISE MAN’S FEAR is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, and a must-read for all fans of HBO’s GAME OF THRONES.
Picking up the tale of Kvothe Kingkiller once again, we follow him into exile, into political intrigue, courtship, adventure, love and magic … and further along the path that has turned Kvothe, the mightiest magician of his age, a legend in his own time, into Kote, the unassuming pub landlord.
Packed with as much magic, adventure and home-grown drama as THE NAME OF THE WIND, this is a sequel in every way the equal to its predecessor and a must-read for all fantasy fans. Readable, engaging and gripping THE WISE MAN’S FEAR is the biggest and the best fantasy novel out there.
"Patrick Rothfuss' debut is set in an unnamed but fully realised fantasy world, and his characters are detailed and convincing."
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Patrick Rothfuss' debut is set in an unnamed but fully realised fantasy world, and his characters are detailed and convincing.
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I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss
He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy
George R R Martin
Rothfuss has real talent, and his tale of Kvothe is deep and intricate and wondrous
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
Hail Patrick Rothfuss! A new giant is striding the land
Robert J. Sawyer, award-winning author of Wake
Jordan and Goodkind must be looking nervously over their shoulders!
Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times-bestselling author of The Dark Between the Stars
The great new fantasy writer we've been waiting for, and this is an astonishing book
Orson Scott Card, New York Times-bestselling author of Ender’s Game