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Name of the Wind

The legendary must-read fantasy masterpiece

«This fast-moving, vivid, and unpretentious debut roots its coming-of-age fantasy in convincing mythology»

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

The Name of the Wind is fantasy at its very best, and an astounding must-read title. Les mer

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The Name of the Wind is fantasy at its very best, and an astounding must-read title.

Detaljer

Forlag
Gollancz
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
672
ISBN
9780575081406
Utgivelsesår
2008
Format
13 x 20 cm

Om forfatteren

Patrick Rothfuss is the bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicle. His first novel, The Name of the Wind, won the Quill Award and was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Its sequel, The Wise Man's Fear, debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller chart and won the David Gemmell Legend Award. His novels have appeared on NPR's Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books list and Locus' Best 21st Century Fantasy Novels list. Pat lives in Wisconsin, where he brews mead, builds box forts with his children, and runs Worldbuilders, a book-centered charity that has raised more than six million dollars for Heifer International. He can be found at patrickrothfuss.com and on Twitter at @patrickrothfuss.

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«This fast-moving, vivid, and unpretentious debut roots its coming-of-age fantasy in convincing mythology»

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

«This breathtakingly epic story is heartrending in its intimacy and masterful in its narrative essence»

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY starred review

«Reminiscent in scope of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series ... this masterpiece of storytelling will appeal to lovers of fantasy on a grand scale»

LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred)

«Shelve The Name of the Wind beside The Lord of the Rings...and look forward to the day when it's mentioned in the same breath, perhaps as first among equals»

The A.V. Club

«The best epic fantasy I read last year...He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy»

George R R Martin

«Patrick Rothfuss' debut is set in an unnamed but fully realised fantasy world, and his characters are detailed and convincing.»

WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY

«Patrick Rothfuss has real talent, and his tale of Kvothe is deep and intricate and wondrous»

Terry Brooks

«This is a magnificent book»

Anne McCaffrey

«The Name of the Wind has everything: magic and mysteries and ancient evil, but it's also humorous and terrifying and completely believable»

Tad Williams

«As absorbing on a second reading as it is on the first, this is the type of assured, rich first novel most writers can only dream of producing»

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"Patrick Rothfuss' debut is set in an unnamed but fully realised fantasy world, and his characters are detailed and convincing."

WATERSTONE'S BOOKS QUARTERLY

«It is a rare and great pleasure to find a fantasist writing ... with true music in the words»

Ursula K Le Guin

«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

«[Makes] you think he's inventing the genre, instead of reinventing it»

Lev Grossman, New York Times-bestselling author of The Magicians

«Hail Patrick Rothfuss! A new giant is striding the land»

Robert J. Sawyer, award-winning author of Wake

«I was reminded of Ursula K. Le Guin, George R. R. Martin, and J. R. R. Tolkein, but never felt that Rothfuss was imitating anyone»

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