The Wise Man's Fear

Patrick Rothfuss

Shelfie Score: 59%

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Publisher: Hachette UK
Pages: 1008


Sequel to the extraordinary THE NAME OF THE WIND, THE WISE MAN'S FEAR is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, and a must-read for all fans of HBO's GAME OF THRONES. Picking up the tale of Kvothe Kingkiller once again, we follow him into exile, into political intrigue, courtship, adventure, love and magic ... and further along the path that has turned Kvothe, the mig...

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This was actually not that bad except for pages 400-850. Everything else was great. I read <i>The Name of the Wind</i> in January and it's most likely going to be in my top favourite book I read in 2018, but the middle of this dragged, and dragged, and dragged. While a flew through this book, I was just so bored until about page 850. Then it ended sort of okay. The intermissions were a bit annoying. I'm not interested in what's happening around the tale Kvothe is telling and I'm really too interested in there being a plot and problems in the intermission world.


Bookaxe Characteristics for The Wise Man's Fear

Character and Plot:

Characters in depth

Fast-paced plot

Language and Style:

Straight to the point

Language and style central

New Information:

Pure entertainment

Introduces you to new ideas


Explores the darker side of life
Light-hearted and optimistic


No swearing or violence etc
Frequent swearing and violence etc

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