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Patrick Rothfuss

Full Name: Patrick Rothfuss
Gender: Male
Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin
Number of Works: 10
It all began when Pat Rothfuss was born to a marvelous set of parents. Throughout his formative years they encouraged him to do his best, gave him good advice, and were no doubt appropriately dismayed when he failed to live up to his full potential.

In high-school Pat was something of a class clown. His hobbies included reading a novel or two a day and giving relationship advice to all of his female friends despite the fact that he had never so much as kissed a girl. He also roll-played and wrote terrible stories about elves. He was pretty much a geek.

Most of Pat's adult life has been spent in the University Wisconsin Stevens Point. In 1991 he started college in order to pursue a career in chemical engineering, then he considered clinical psychology. In 1993 he quit pretending he knew what he wanted to do with his life, changed his major to "undecided," and proceeded to study whatever amused him. He also began writing a book....

For the next seven years Pat studied anthropology, philosophy, eastern religions, history, alchemy, parapsychology, literature, and writing. He studied six different martial arts, practiced improv comedy, learned how to pick locks, and became a skilled lover of women. He also began writing a satirical advice column which he continues to this day: The College Survivial Guide. Through all of this he continued to work on his novel.

In 2000 Pat went to grad school for English literature. Grad school sucked and Pat hated it. However, Pat learned that he loved to teach. He left in 2002 with his masters degree, shaking the dust from his feet and vowing never to return. During this period of time his novel was rejected by roughly every agent in the known universe.

Now Pat teaches half-time at his old school as an assistant-sub-lecturer. He is underpaid but generally left alone to do as he sees fit with his classes. He is advisor for the college feminists, the fencing club, and, oddly enough, a sorority. He still roll-plays occasionally, but now he does it in an extremely sophisticated, debonair way.

Through a series of lucky breaks, he has wound up with the best agent and editor imaginable, and the first book of his trilogy has been published under the title "The Name of the Wind."

Though it has only been out since April 2007, it has already been sold in 26 foreign countries and won several awards.

Pat has been described as "a rough, earthy iconoclast with a pipeline to the divine in everyone's subconscious." But honestly, that person was pretty drunk at the time, so you might want to take it with a grain of salt.

ISBN: 075640407X, 9780756404079
Keywords: chronicle, kingkiller, wind, name
Pages: 662
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 100%

Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as a fugitive after the murder of a king form a gripping coming-of-age story unrivaled in recent literature. A high-action story written with a poet's hand, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that will transport readers into
ISBN: 0756404738, 9780756404734
Keywords: chronicle, kingkiller, man, wise
Pages: 994
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 80%

For nearly four years, fantasy and science fiction enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting this second volume to Patrick Rothfuss' Kingkiller Chronicles. The first volume, The Name of the Wind, won the prestigious Quill Award and was recently voted as the third-best SFF novel of the decade on Tor.com. In this linchpin book of the trilogy, Kvothe continues his perilous search for answers about the Chandrian even as he grapples with more pressing dangers.
ISBN: 1596063130, 9781596063136
Keywords: whiffle, princess, adventure
Pages: 72
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

This is not a book for children. It looks like a children's book. It has pictures. It has a saccharine-sweet title. The main characters are a little girl and her teddy bear. But all of that is just protective coloration. The truth is, this is a book for adults with a dark sense of humor and an appreciation of old-school faerie tales. There are three separate endings to the book. Depending on where you stop, you are left with an entirely different story. One ending is sweet, another is horrible. The last one is the true ending, the one with teeth in it. The Adventures of the Princess and Mr.
ISBN: 8758808337, 9788758808338
Keywords: kongedrberkrniken, dragedrberen
Pages: 400
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 100%

Mit navn er Kvothe. Navne er vigtige. De fortæller meget om en person. Jeg har været kendt under ? ere navne end nogen kan tillade sig. Man har kaldt mig Kvothe den Blodløse, Arkanisten Kvothe, Kongedræberen Kvothe og en hel del andre og mindre sympatiske navne, og jeg har gjort mig fortjent til dem alle sammen. Og betalt prisen for dem. Jeg har talt med guder, elsket kvinder og skrevet sange der kaldte tårer frem i hærdede barders øjne. I har måske hørt om mig. Mens Kvothe læser på universitetet, møder han den gådefulde Denna, kvinden han beskriver som sit livs store kærlighed.
ISBN: 9895578490, 9789895578498
Keywords: livro, parte, regicida, crnica, homem, sbio, medo
Pages: 704
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 100%

Agora em O Medo do Homem Sábio, Dia Dois das Crónicas do Regicida, uma rivalidade crescente com um membro da nobreza força Kvothe a deixar a Universidade e a procurar a fortuna longe. À deriva, sem um tostão e sozinho, viaja par Vintas, onde, rapidamente, se vê enredado nas intrigas políticas da corte. Enquanto tenta cair nas boas graças de um poderoso Nobre, Kvothe descobre uma tentativa de assassínio, entra em confronto com um Arcanista rival e lidera um grupo de mercenários, nas terras selvagens, para tentar descobrir quem ou o quê está a eliminar os viajantes na estrada do Rei.
ISBN: 0575117931, 9780575117938
Keywords: mans, wise
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2012
ISBN: 989557925X, 9789895579259
Keywords: livro, parte, regicida, crnica, homem, sbio, medo
Pages: 688
Published: 2011

Agora em O Medo do Homem Sábio, Dia Dois das Crónicas do Regicida, uma rivalidade crescente com um membro da nobreza força Kvothe a deixar a Universidade e a procurar a fortuna longe. À deriva, sem um tostão e sozinho, viaja par Vintas, onde, rapidamente, se vê enredado nas intrigas políticas da corte. Enquanto tenta cair nas boas graças de um poderoso Nobre, Kvothe descobre uma tentativa de assassínio, entra em confronto com um Arcanista rival e lidera um grupo de mercenários, nas terras selvagens, para tentar descobrir quem ou o quê está a eliminar os viajantes na estrada do Rei.