The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (Kingkiller Chronicles #2)

The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (Kingkiller Chronicles #2)

Published by Gollancz. 1st March 2011.

1008 pages.

ISBN:  9780575081413

Signed & Lined First Edition Hardcover

Purchased unsigned from eBay for £9

Signed at Oxford University, 2013

Quoted “All the truth in the world is held in stories.”

Master Lorren Limited x5000 bookplate was purchased from Kickstarter campaign.

A similar copy is available from AbeBooks for approx £90

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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 new fantasy novel out there.

Preceded by -The Name of the Wind

-Followed by -The Slow Regard of Silent Things

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imagesA bit about the author– Patrick Rothfuss had the good fortune to be born in Wisconsin in 1973, where the long winters and lack of cable television encouraged a love of reading and writing.

After abandoning his chosen field of chemical engineering, Pat became an itinerant student, wandering through clinical psychology, philosophy, medieval history, theater, and sociology. Nine years later, Pat was forced by university policy to finally complete his undergraduate degree in English.

When not reading and writing, he teaches fencing and dabbles with alchemy in his basement. http://www.patrickrothfuss.com/

He is also founder of the huge charity http://www.worldbuilders.org

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