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av Patrick Rothfuss

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Serier: The Kingkiller Chronicle (1)

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16,298687243 (4.37)3 / 734
The tale of Kvothe, from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic. In these pages, you will come to know Kvothe as a notorious magician, an accomplished thief, a masterful musician, and an infamous assassin. But this book is so much more, for the story it tells reveals the truth behind Kvothe's legend.… (mer)
  1. 331
    En vis mans fruktan D.2 av Patrick Rothfuss (bikeracer4487, ninjamask)
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    The Warded Man av Peter V. Brett (jm501)
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    Berättelsen om Fjärrskådarna. Mördarens lärling av Robin Hobb (LiddyGally)
    LiddyGally: Both fascinating first-person accounts of a boy growing up with strong magical powers. Both find loyal friends and face a teacher with a vendetta against them.
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    Trollkarlen från Övärlden av Ursula K. Le Guin (Konran, Jannes)
    Jannes: Rothfuss draws inspiration from many sources, but to me no influence is so evident as that from the Earthsea series by Ursula K. Le Guin.
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    Locke Lamoras lögner av Scott Lynch (MyriadBooks, Anonym användare)
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    Legend av David Gemmell (infiniteletters)
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    Furies of Calderon av Jim Butcher (nookbooks)
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    The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms av N. K. Jemisin (aulandez)
    aulandez: Both are strong first person narrated adventures of out-of-place heroes, and take familiar fantasy tropes and deconstruct them with intelligence and some wit.
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    Eye of the world av Robert Jordan (Anonym användare)
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    Song of the Beast av Carol Berg (sandstone78)
    sandstone78: A gifted bard, and a dark and twisty story with magic, music, and dragons
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    Colours in the Steel av K. J. Parker (WildMaggie)
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    The Curse of the Mistwraith av Janny Wurts (SockMonkeyGirl)
  14. 00
    A Crucible of Souls av Mitchell Hogan (Friederike.Geissler)
  15. 12
    Harry Potter och de vises sten av J. K. Rowling (Vonini)
    Vonini: Both accounts of a boy growing up and studying magic. And both excellent books.
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    Wizard's First Rule av Terry Goodkind (Anonym användare)
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    The First Journey of Agatha Heterodyne: Book One: Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank av Phil Foglio (leahsimone)
    leahsimone: These comics (online version) are ridiculously fun. Found out about them from Pat's Blog. I love them and I don't even read comics!… (mer)
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    Baltimore, or the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire av Mike Mignola (infiniteletters)
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    The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (Prima Official Game Guide) av Mike Searle (Littlewitch)
    Littlewitch: This book is excellently written. It is one of those books that you pick up and do not want to put down until the last page. The author too several years to release his second book, because he wanted to make sure that the public received a book worthy to be following his first one.… (mer)

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New personal favorite. I'm really enjoying the story within a story structure. I'm on to the sequel! ( )
  cypher2048 | Oct 12, 2021 |
Simply amazing. This book was suggested to me by one friend and lent by another. I literally tore through this book, staying up in until the next morning reading. I can't wait to start the next book, though perhaps I should wait until after some crucial deadlines pass first. Masterful. ( )
  nosborm | Oct 10, 2021 |
I have not read such an engaging fantasy story like this one since Lord of the Rings! The wordbuilding of Rothfuss is brilliant, yet he manages to avoid falling into Tolkien's bad habit of beating the reader over the head with unnecessary details. Instead, this medium-paced book makes you feel as if you're with the title character, Kvothe, as he attempts to carve out a powerful identity for himself in a world filled with mysterious spirits capable of murder. ( )
  lwpeterson | Oct 6, 2021 |
This wasn't a book. It was the introduction to the book. It was a hint at character development in a really tiny way with a bit of unrelated plot drizzled on top. I don't know if it's the author to blame or the publisher for slicing it this way. However you look at it, that's the main reason this got such low marks.

Still, I should say something about the writing itself. Mr. Rothfuss has a pretty good handle on his world and writes most of his characters with a careful and accurate brush. There's little danger in getting folks mixed up because of their dialogue or actions. It's less the mechanics of his writing that bothers me than the organization of it.

This book is written in the third person, but most chapters are first person retrospectives of the main character's life. It's a story being told, and as such the author gets some leeway in commenting on things with the benefit of that character's hindsight. It's a neat structure and I didn't mind it at all. It became distracting later on, though, when these interludes (not the whole-chapter breaks, just the short commentary ones) would creep in and kill the pacing of the story. It seemed to happen most when the main character would remember a specific woman, when once again (for the 300th time) words were not sufficient to describe something and he has to have a quick flashback within a flashback to make a poetic metaphor.

Most disconcerting to me was that by 60%, I no longer cared for the main characters. They annoyed me. My sympathy was lost and try as I might to find it again by the end, it just wasn't there.

I have the second book laying around here, but I have a strong suspicion that it won't see the top of my to-read list. ( )
  jamestomasino | Sep 11, 2021 |
This wa san AWESOME read, probably one of my favorites ever!!! ( )
  scttbull | Sep 3, 2021 |
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To my mother, who taught me to love books, and opened the door to Narnia, Pern, and Middle Earth.
And to my father, who taught me that if I was going to do something, I should take my time and do it right.
And lastly, to Mr. Bohage, my high school history teacher. In 1989 I told him I’d mention him in my first novel. I keep my promises
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Anger can keep you warm at night, and wounded pride can spur a man to wondrous things.
I only know one story. But oftentimes small pieces seem to be stories themselves.
Fear tends to come from ignorance. Once I knew what the problem was, it was just a problem, nothing to fear.
Wisdom precludes boldness.
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The tale of Kvothe, from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic. In these pages, you will come to know Kvothe as a notorious magician, an accomplished thief, a masterful musician, and an infamous assassin. But this book is so much more, for the story it tells reveals the truth behind Kvothe's legend.

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