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The Name of the Wind

Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1 · Kingkiller Chronicle

by Patrick Rothfuss

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Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss' epic fantasy series, The Kingkiller Chronicle.

"I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss." —Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • "He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy." —George R. R. Martin
  • "Rothfuss has real talent." —Terry Brooks

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    DAY ONE: THE NAME OF THE WIND

    My name is Kvothe.

    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. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.

    You may have heard of me.

    So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature—the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

    Praise for The Kingkiller Chronicle:

    "The best epic fantasy I read last year.... He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy."
    George R. R. Martin, New York Times-bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire

    "Rothfuss has real talent, and his tale of Kvothe is deep and intricate and wondrous."
    Terry Brooks, New York Times-bestselling author of Shannara

    "It is a rare and great pleasure to find a fantasist writing...with true music in the words."
    Ursula K. Le Guin, award-winning author of Earthsea

    "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
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    DAW
    Imprint:
    DAW
    Publication Date:
    2007
    Series:
    Kingkiller Chronicle
    Available in:
    United States, Singapore, Canada, Finland, Germany, Qatar, India, Sweden, China, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Ethiopia, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, Turkey

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