The Name of the Wind

The Name of the Wind

By Patrick Rothfuss

Daw Books, Paperback, 9780756405892, 661pp.

Publication Date: April 2009

The "New York Times" bestselling novel.
This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. 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 legendary school of magic, "The Name of the Wind" is a masterpiece that transports readers into the body and mind of a wizard.

About the Author
Patrick Rothfuss vit dans le Wisconsin, ou il enseigne a l'universite. A ses heures perdues, il tient une chronique satirique, pratique la desobeissance civile et tate de l'alchimie. Il aime les mots, rit souvent et refuse de danser.