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The Wise Man's Fear

Book 2, The Kingkiller Chronicles

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Description

“There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.”
My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.


So begins the tale of a hero told from his own point of view—a story unequaled in fantasy literature. Now in The Wise Man’s Fear, Day Two of The Kingkiller Chronicle, Kvothe takes his first steps on the path of the hero and learns how difficult life can be when a man becomes a legend in his own time.

From Publishers Weekly

Jan 24, 2011 – As seamless and lyrical as a song from the lute-playing adventurer and arcanist Kvothe, this mesmerizing sequel to Rothfuss's 2007's debut, The Name of the Wind, is a towering work of fantasy. As Kvothe, now the unassuming keeper of the Waystone Inn, continues to share his astounding life story a history that includes saving an influential lord from treachery, defeating a band of dangerous bandits, and surviving an encounter with a legendary Fae seductress he also offers glimpses into his life's true pursuit: figuring out how to vanquish the mythical Chandrian, a group of seven godlike destroyers that brutally murdered his family and left him an orphan. But while Kvothe recalls the events of his past, his future is conspiring just outside the inn's doors. This breathtakingly epic story is heartrending in its intimacy and masterful in its narrative essence, and will leave fans waiting on tenterhooks for the final installment.

Customer Reviews

Amazing book

Great book a real page turner had me turning all 1000 pages within 20 hours straight

The wait was worth it!

Epic continuation of the storyline... Could not put it down!!!

What are you waiting for, then?

If you have any curiosity at all about this book, if you haven't already read "The Name of the Wind", if you've ever wondered what, really, is in a name... you should be reading this book right now.

No, I mean it. Right now.

And then... you can join the rest of us while we wait for the third, and presumably final, book of this series to be written. And pity those who haven't read it yet.

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The Wise Man's Fear
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Fantasy
  • Published: Mar 01, 2011
  • Publisher: DAW
  • Seller: PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
  • Print Length: 1120 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 2, The Kingkiller Chronicles
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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