The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is a fantasy novel first released in 2007. It is the 1st book in The Kingkiller Chronicle series. Told from the perspective of the notorious and powerful wizard Kvothe, the book reveals his adventures in his younger days. How he grew into a musician, a swordsman, a magician, and how he got the title as a king killer.
The book is followed by The Wise Man’s Fear (book 2).
Cover and Details of The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (PDF)
- Title: The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1)
- Author: Patrick Rothfuss
- Publisher: Penguin Group DAW
- Date Published: March 27, 2007
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 075640407X
- ISBN-13: 9780756404079
Summary of the Book
Told in Kvothe’s own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.
The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as a fugitive after the murder of a king form a gripping coming-of-age story unrivaled in recent literature.
Reviews of The Name of the Wind
“The best epic fantasy I read last year…He’s bloody good, this Rothfuss guy.” —George R.R. Martin
“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.” —The London Times
“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
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