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Fool’s Fate: The Tawny Man Trilogy | [Robin Hobb]

Fool’s Fate: The Tawny Man Trilogy

The moving end to the tale of the Farseers, in which kingdoms must stand or fall on the beat of a dragon's wings, or a Fool's heart. A small and sadly untried coterie – the old assassin Chade, the serving-boy Thick, Prince Dutiful, and his reluctant Skillmaster, Fitz – sail towards the distant island of Aslevjal. There they must fulfil the Narcheska’s challenge to her betrothed: to lay the head of the dragon Icefyre, whom legends tell is buried there deep beneath the ice, upon her hearth.
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The triumphant conclusion to the Tawny Man trilogy, from the author of the best-selling Farseer and Liveship Traders trilogies. The moving end to the tale of the Farseers, in which kingdoms must stand or fall on the beat of a dragon's wings, or a Fool's heart.

A small and sadly untried coterie – the old assassin Chade, the serving-boy Thick, Prince Dutiful, and his reluctant Skillmaster, Fitz – sail towards the distant island of Aslevjal. There they must fulfil the Narcheska’s challenge to her betrothed: to lay the head of the dragon Icefyre, whom legends tell is buried there deep beneath the ice, upon her hearth. Only with the completion of this quest can the marriage proceed, and the resulting alliance signal an end to war between the two kingdoms. It is not a happy ship: tensions between the folk of the Six Duchies and their traditional enemies, the Outislanders, lie just beneath the surface.

Thick is constantly ill, and his random but powerful Skilling has taken on a dark and menacing tone, while Chade’s fascination with the Skill is growing to the point of obsession. Having ensured that his beloved friend the Fool is safely left behind in Buckkeep, Fitz is guilt-stricken; but he is determined to keep his fate at bay, since prophecy foretells the Fool’s death if he ever sets foot on the isle of the black dragon. But as their ship draws in towards Aslevjal a lone figure awaits them…

©2013 Robin Hobb (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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“Hobb is one of the great modern fantasy writers… what makes her novels as addictive as morphine is not just their imaginative brilliance but the way her characters are compromised and manipulated by politics.” (The Times)

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“Even better than the Assassin books. I didn’t think that was possible” (George R R Martin)

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  • marina
    London, United Kingdom
    12/13/13
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    "Enjoyed this series"
    What made the experience of listening to Fool's Fate the most enjoyable?

    This story was well narrated with a good page. This is the second series about Fitz and the Fool and it took some adjustment as the narrator of this series pronounced the names slightly different from the first three books in the series.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This author writes really good characters with great emotional expressions. I was really impressed on how she handled killing off her characters


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book did both but mostly crying I suppose as it was wrapping up.


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  • M. Dawes
    Birmingham UK
    12/11/13
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    "Excellent timing...."

    in the sense that it won't be long before we get further tales of Fitz and the Fool from the wonderful pen of Robin Hobb.

    Needless to say that you should just stop whatever it is you are doing and listen to all six of these glorious books. I think you would be hard pressed to find any novelist anywhere quite as good. Immense and immersive, lovingly read, and chock full of life.

    Treat yourself.

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  • Heather
    Ingleton, United Kingdom
    5/6/13
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    "Missing segment"

    At 4 hours and 7 minutes a vital section of the text is missing, and the story skips to chapter 25. Ruined the whole section of the book.

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