The Wise Man's Fear
The Wise Man's Fear
Daw Books, Hardcover, 9780756404734, 993pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2011
I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss. Lin-Manuel Miranda He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy. George R. R. Martin Rothfuss has real talent. Terry Brooks
DAY TWO: THE WISE MAN S FEAR
There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.
My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.
So begins a tale told from his own point of view a story unequaled in fantasy literature. Now in The Wise Man's Fear, Day Two of The Kingkiller Chronicle, Kvothe takes his first steps on the path of the hero and learns how difficult life can be when a man becomes a legend in his own time.
Praise for The Kingkiller Chronicle:
The best epic fantasy I read last year.... He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy.
George R. R. Martin, New York Times-bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire
Rothfuss has real talent, and his tale of Kvothe is deep and intricate and wondrous.
Terry Brooks, New York Times-bestselling author of Shannara
"It is a rare and great pleasure to find a fantasist writing...with true music in the words."
Ursula K. Le Guin, award-winning author of Earthsea
"The characters are real and the magic is true.
Robin Hobb, New York Times-bestselling author of Assassin's Apprentice
"Masterful.... There is a beauty to Pat's writing that defies description."
Brandon Sanderson, New York Times-bestselling author of Mistborn
"The best epic fantasy I read last year.... He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy."
-George R. R. Martin, author of The Song of Ice and Fire series
"The Wise Man's Fear is a beautiful book to read. Masterful prose, a sense of cohesion to the storytelling, a wonderful sense of pacing.... There is a beauty to Pat's writing that defies description."
"As seamless as a song...this breathtakingly epic story is heartrending in its intimacy and masterful in its narrative essence."
-Publishers Weekly, Starred Review