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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 





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

The Name of the Wind

    • ISBN-13: 9780756405892
    • ISBN-10: 0756405890
    • Publisher: Daw Books
    • Publish Date: April 2009
    • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.3 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds
    • Page Count: 672
    • Paperback
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