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Andrew

Andrew Chinnor, United Kingdom Member Since 2010
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  • "Once again - brilliant"

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    As a follow on to the fantastic Name of the Wind - this is absolutely perfect. The story is wonderful, the characters detailed - the narration excellent. No idea when part 3 will be available but I hope that Rupert Degas is available to read it. A perfect combination.

    If you want to get completely lost in another world - and enjoy the fantasy genre - listen to Name of the Wind and then The Wise Man's Fear. You will NOT regret it.

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    The Wise Man's Fear (Part One)

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    • By Patrick Rothfuss
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    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 for all fans of HBO's Game of Thrones.

    Matt says: "More good work from Partick Rothfuss"
  • "Possibly My Favourite Listen So Far..."

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    After "Name of the Wind" and "Wise Man's Fear" I thought I'd possibly heard the best I could in the Fantasy genre (so towards the end of WMF I started to get a little sad about what would come next.)

    Having since listened to a lot of other good audiobooks - this trilogy (I am nearly at the end of the third book) is brilliant. The story (stories really) are involved and detailed, the characters flawed but engaging - and often very funny. It's such a pleasure to read (listen) to books where I don't find myself questioning the things that happen ("how would he manage that?" "she'd never say that" "how could that work") - the story just unfolds, the characters stay true to their short comings - even as they grow in places. Events are portrayed effortlessly.

    All of this is made twice as good by a fantastic performance from Steven Pacey. His reading is such a pleasure to listen to. A large cast, each with distinctive (and similar where appropriate) voices that completely bring the characters to life.

    As I come towards the end of the third book (Last Argument of Kings) I am starting to wonder what comes next in my "audiobook life"...

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    The Blade Itself: The First Law: Book One

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    • By Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated By Steven Pacey
    Overall
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    Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer, is trapped in a twisted and broken body - not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers.Nobleman, dashing officer and would-be fencing champion Captain Jezal dan Luthar is living a life of ease by cheating his friends at cards. Vain and shallow, the biggest blot on his horizon is having to get out of bed in the morning to train with obsessive and boring old men.

    Tom says: "Excellent book, superbly narrated"
  • "Absolutely brilliant"

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    I enjoyed this story immensely. I love the huge detail, the links, the way people act and think - it's all portrayed with depth and style. Cultures are described (with interesting ideas and thoughts) the magic is difficult and can have a cost. Rupert Degas does a really fabulous job of reading the story. It really couldn't be better.



    Listen to it - you (probably) won't be disappointed. If you enjoyed Book 1 (Name of the Wind) you definitely won't be.

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    The Wise Man's Fear (Part Two)

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Patrick Rothfuss
    • Narrated By Rupert Degas
    Overall
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    Performance
    (713)
    Story
    (715)

    Part Two of The Wise Man's Fear 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 for all fans of HBO's Game of Thrones.

    Robyn says: "The problem with a trilogy..."
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