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A beloved fantasy classic and the beginning of one of the most breathtaking adventure stories of all time
One man, Richard Cypher, holds the key to the fate of three nations and of humanity. But until he learns the Wizard’s First Rule his chances of succeeding in his task are slim. And his biggest problem is admitting that magic exists at all …
A novel of incomparable scope and brimming with atmospheric detail: in a world where heart hounds stalk the boundaries for unwary human prey, blood-sucking flies hunt on behalf of their underworld masters, and where artists can draw more than your likeness, there is no place to hide, nowhere safe.
Here magic makes love twice as sweet, betrayal and loss twice as bitter.
Wizard’s First Rule is a beloved fantasy classic:
‘Terry Goodkind created a world I’d give anything to live in. He combines adventure with romance, magic, evil queens and dragons, sorcerers and wild tribes, past and present, death and life. His magic system is extremely well-written, his world-building solid and fascinating, his characters realistic’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘The sheer depth of Wizard’s First Rule is simply amazing. His characters are unique and original . . . Every chapter you read will cling you tighter to his series’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘A weird mix of Robert Jordan and Stephen Donaldson with a little Erikson style philosophising thrown into the blend . . . an entertaining and enjoyable read’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
Goodkind’s books always centre around difficult moral or social concepts that are put to the test by believable characters . . . definitely worth reading to the end’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘It was my gateway to fantasy books . . . I would fully recommend this book to every fantasy reader and readers wanting to get into the realm of fantasy. Brilliant book, will always be on my bookshelf!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
‘This story has everything you could ask for in a novel: adventure, betrayal, magic, romance, true love, friendship, empathy, wickedness, honor, terror, hope, and so much more‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐