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The Name of the Wind (Part Two) | [Patrick Rothfuss]

The Name of the Wind (Part Two)

Part Two of The Name of The Wind (Unabridged).'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. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me'.
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Part Two of The Name of The Wind (Unabridged).

'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. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me'.

So begins the tale of Kvothe - now an unassuming innkeepter - from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, through his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic. With his reputation at the university and the Eolian growing by the day, Kvothe's story takes him to Trebon and his legendary encounter with a dragon.

©2007 Patrick Rothfuss (P)2012 Orion Publishing Group

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  • Martin
    Inerness, United Kingdom
    8/26/14
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    "Delighted this book was split in 2 parts :)"

    I was, for the first ever time, really really pleased that what was published as a single book was split into 2 parts in Audio. Simple reason was I thought I had finished book one and only had 1 more book to go - only to find I actually had 3, was a great moment :) Cant rave enough about this series, the story, the Narration, the luxurious length. Completely engrossed and I cant image what on earth will fill the hole this will leave in my listening schedule. Would have to say that the Narration is without doubt the best I have ever heard, brings this story to life so well.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. Timothy A. Foster
    8/20/14
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    "Exciting epic fantasy filled with mystery and more"
    What made the experience of listening to The Name of the Wind (Part Two) the most enjoyable?

    I couldn't stop listening to this book! I had to get my dear mother to buy it with an audible credit and send it me as a gift cause I couldn't wait to hear what happens next. By the end of part one I was hooked.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    There are so many well written characters in this book, but I think the ones I find most appealing are the ones contained within the lore and mythos of these books. The Name of the Wind is a story about a story, which contains other stories to make the world seem rich and immersive, so I found the characters like Tehlu and Ecannis the most intriguing.


    Which character – as performed by Rupert Degas – was your favourite?

    Again Rupert Degas does such a good job at performing a vast variety of characters and is able to give them a each there own identity that even from voice and accent he is performing I was immediately able to tell who the character was. What was even better was that was when that character was doing an impression of another character and sound like both. I did particularly enjoy all the posh characters that Rupert performed though, it was easy to unsympathetic towards them given the context of the story when they all sounded like pompous brats.


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

    I had so many emotional reactions. Probably most of all when things would get so tense that I couldn't handle it and I'd have turn it off for 5 minutes, go make a cup of tea and mentally prepare myself for what came next.


    Any additional comments?

    I found out about his book on a buzzfeed article titled "12 fantasy novels that are actually good despite their covers", I'd read a couple off of there and this was the last one on the list and came the most highly rated from the person who wrote the article, I did a bit of research and there is nothing but glowing praise for this book, and you won't be disappointed if this is you kind of thing.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Susan
    Whyteleafe, United Kingdom
    7/31/12
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    "The Name of the Wind Part 2"

    Perhaps the most intriguing thing about this book is the narration - am I the only person who thinks it sounds as if it is Richard Burton reading it? He brings so much texture to a really good story

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kieran
    York, United Kingdom
    7/24/12
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    "Good stuff"

    A strong story, and quality voice acting which really works.
    Not sure why we pay twice to get one book in this case - but it's worth it if you're paying by credits rather than cash.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Vikki Spence
    4/18/15
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    "Love these books."

    I can listen to these books repeatedly, the story has grabbed me and I feel engaged with the characters.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • ivar
    4/16/15
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    "bah"

    nowhere near part 2, it's extremely long to give you something that was clearly coming and just useless details about. repeated feelings, thoughts. hope the next one will be better. sry I'm in a bad mood :D

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Cooke
    4/9/15
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    "So good!"

    Really really good but it feels unfair that it is in two parts as an audio book as other novels of a similar length to the two parts together are in one peice. Enjoying the series though.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • A. Tawfik
    4/6/15
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    "superb"

    fantastic plot, excellent narration and paced to perfection. there were points where I actually held my breath!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mpg
    3/19/15
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    "Awesome"

    This book is brilliant. The narrator is so good you feel you are there in the tavern as Kvothe spins his tale.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jonathan
    3/4/15
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    "Fantastic"

    I really loved this first entry of the chronicle. Can't wait to start with the next! So get on with reading this one.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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