The Wise Man's Fear: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2011 - Fiction - 1120 pages
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“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.

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Review: The Wise Man's Fear: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2)

User Review  - Scott wachter - Goodreads

I read this is about 4 days. I have complained about rothfuss' pacing in the past. but in this case i can say that when Kvothe starts skipping details in the story (trials, pirate attacks) I missed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julián G. - aNobii

More than 1300 pages implies having peaks. There are times you can not stop but also some chapters quite boring. The first is more common than the latter Read full review

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Patrick Rothfuss currently lives in central Wisconsin where he teaches at the local university. Patrick loves words, laughs often, and dabbles in alchemy. His first novel, The Name of the Wind, was a 2007 Quill Award winner and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Its sequel, The Wise Man’s Fear, debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller chart and won the David Gemmell Legend Award. His novels have also appeared on NPR’s Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books list and Locus’ Best 21st Century Fantasy Fiction Novels list. He can be found at

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