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A stunning, spectacular, fantabulous debut novel

Advantages: It stole my heart, soul and imagination
Disadvantages: It's not a movie yet

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is a book which me and my brother managed to pick up simultaneously whilst on completely opposite sides of the British Isle. It wasn’t an author I recognised, largely because it was his first novel, and in honesty ...

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The Name of the Wind - Do You Know It?

Advantages: Well-written; humorous; enjoyable; escapist.
Disadvantages: Cliched; not entirely mind-blowing.

...‘I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in ...

MikeOCarroll 14.06.2009 · Read full review
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The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss

Advantages: Its a page turner
Disadvantages: None

The Name of the Wind Passed along a string of friends who felt it was the best thing since George RR Martin, by the time a tatty, dog-eared copy of The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss made it into my hands, I had pretty high expections. In On Writi ...

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A breezy read

Advantages: Gripping story, enjoyable
Disadvantages: Occasionally too much detail, main character can be annoyingly naive

The Name of the Wind is the first in Patrick Rothfuss's Kingkiller Chronicles. I heard of the author when wishing George R.R. Martin would hurry up and finish the next book in A Song Of Ice And Fire - I googled "authors like GRRM" and found an interview w ...

eilidhcatriona 09.09.2013 · Read full review
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Kvothe: This is Your Life

Advantages: page-turner, fascinating character, humour
Disadvantages: Book 3 isn't written yet :)

“I have been called Kvothe the Bloodless, Kvothe the Arcane, and Kvothe Kingkiller. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. ...

87degrees 28.12.2011 · Read full review
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