Name Of The Wind, The

Patrick Rothfuss
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.

Reviews

Reviewed: 2021-01-19
As dire as described in all of the 1-star reviews:
* terribly written, young-adult fare
* big strong alpha-male hero who can do everything,
* clumsy clumsy clumsy
* all characters are one-dimensional
* all scenes are one-dimensional.

I mean, it's just awful, and when the big strong green-eyed hero switched to recounting the bone-damagingly boring story of his ONE-TRUE-LOVE, then I just couldn't take it any more.

Shame on all those who give this pile of amateur crap 3 stars or more.
Reviewed: 2017-06-26
This was an amazing book full of adventure and magic and keeps you on the edge of your seat. It took me longer to read this book than normal but I still greatly enjoyed it. The book is an emotional roller coaster as it follows the main character through his life as he relays the story to a writer. The ending leaves off in a good place and sets it up for the next book. I would definitely read this book again if I found time to. ~Meg
Reviewed: 2016-06-16
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