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The Slow Regard of Silent Things

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

(Book #2.5 in The Kingkiller Chronicle series)

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Book Overview: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss' epic fantasy universe of The Kingkiller Chronicle, in this illustrated companion novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things.

"I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss." --Lin-Manuel Miranda

Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place.

Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries.

The Slow Regard of Silent Things is a brief, bittersweet glimpse of Auri's life, a small adventure all her own. At once joyous and haunting, this story offers a chance to see the world through Auri's eyes. And it gives the reader a chance to learn things that only Auri knows....

In this book, Patrick Rothfuss brings us into the world of one of The Kingkiller Chronicle's most enigmatic characters. Full of secrets and mysteries, The Slow Regard of Silent Things is the story of a broken girl trying to live in a broken world.

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ISBN-1397807564113299780756410438
ISBN-1007564113270756410436
PublisherDAWDAW
Publication Date2015-11-172014-10-28
EditionReprintFirst Edition
Languageenen
Pages176176
Dimensionsin x in x in
Weight lbs

"It's not the fantasy trappings (as wonderful as they are) that make this novel so good, but what the author has to say about true, common things, about ambition and failure, art, love, and loss." --Tad Williams, New York Times-bestselling author of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn

"An extremely immersive story set in a flawlessly constructed world and told extremely well." --Jo Walton, award-winning author of Among Others

"Hail Patrick Rothfuss! A new giant is striding the land." --Robert J. Sawyer, award-winning author of Wake

"Fans of the epic high fantasies of George R.R. Martin or J.R.R. Tolkien will definitely want to check out Patrick Rothfuss' The Name of the Wind." --NPR

"Shelve The Name of the Wind beside The Lord of the Rings...and look forward to the day when it's mentioned in the same breath, perhaps as first among equals." --The A.V. Club

"Rothfuss (who has already been compared to the likes of Terry Goodkind, Robert Jordan, and George R. R. Martin) is poised to be crowned the new king of epic fantasy." --Barnes & Noble

"I was reminded of Ursula K. Le Guin, George R. R. Martin, and J. R. R. Tolkien, but never felt that Rothfuss was imitating anyone." -- The London Times

"This fast-moving, vivid, and unpretentious debut roots its coming-of-age fantasy in convincing mythology." -- Entertainment Weekly

"This breathtakingly epic story is heartrending in its intimacy and masterful in its narrative essence." -- Publishers Weekly (starred)

"Reminiscent in scope of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series...this masterpiece of storytelling will appeal to lovers of fantasy on a grand scale." -- Library Journal (starred)

Patrick Rothfuss, a prominent American author, is internationally acclaimed for his groundbreaking fantasy series, 'The Kingkiller Chronicle'. Born on June 6, 1973, in Madison Wisconsin, Rothfuss developed an affinity for the written word early in life, leading to a Bachelor's and Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Now a titan of modern fantasy literature, Rothfuss's masterfully woven tapestry of intricate storytelling has garnered a significant global following, making him a celebrated figure in the literary community. A New York Times Bestselling author, Rothfuss's debut novel, 'The Name of the Wind', was first published in 2007 to widespread critical acclaim. This marked the beginning of a series that fused elements of traditional fantasy with introspective character development, resulting in a vivid immersive reading experience. His second book, 'The Wise Man's Fear', reaffirmed his prowess, further establishing his footing in the literary landscape. It is particularly noteworthy that Rothfuss, in his storytelling, proved adept at blending immersive world-building with deeply-felt emotional narratives. Apart from his authorship, Rothfuss is also lauded for his altruism. He founded a charity called Worldbuilders, which has raised millions for Heifer International, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger. Rothfuss's commitment to harnessing the power of narrative to change the world underscores his influence not only as a memorable author but also as a humanitarian. His unique blend of fantasy and reality, not only in his narratives but in his life's work, has deeply enriched the literary world.

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