The Kingkiller Chronicle (Rothfuss)

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  1. Almira ni'Caldazare

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    Kvothe regrets his mistakes but he does not learn from them. He's making the same mistakes over and over. When his actions prove to be mistakes he just says "woe is me" and moves on...
     
  2. Alcyon Devrix

    Alcyon Devrix Gaidin

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    I can't see how this is only going to be a trilogy. There seems too many open plot points to close out in a single book. Which means I might die of old age before he finishes.
     
  3. Alyccea Nymaessene

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    I'm just past half-way through The Name of the Wind (i.e. Viari just turned up :giggle) and I'm thoroughly enjoying it so far! The start was a bit slow, but once it got into Kvothe's story, I was hooked.
     
  4. Raam Sho'am

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    Viari? I thought he only shows up in Wise Man's Fear.
     
  5. Alyccea Nymaessene

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    Nope. He gets, like, a paragraph, but he's definitely in The Name of the Wind.
     
  6. Raam Sho'am

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    That's actually what I originally remembered, but the wiki claimed otherwise, and I believed it. Stupid wiki. I knew it didn't make sense for that scene to have been in WMF instead of NotW.
     
  7. Alyccea Nymaessene

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    Wiki wiki wild wiki wildly incorrect.
     
  8. Raam Sho'am

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    It's right after "Jackass, Jackass", right?
     
  9. Alyccea Nymaessene

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    I'm not sure... Possibly.

    Seen on Reddit (not a spoiler):
    :giggle
     
  10. Jasper al'Belere

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    Does anyone know when the third book is coming out?! It drives me nuts thinking about it, especially since it's been so long...:look
     
  11. Raam Sho'am

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    It's coming out February 30th, I think.
     
  12. Nynyra Falas

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    I love these books. Such a soulcatcher...
    As I couldn't wait for the german translation of "The Slow Regard of Silent Things", I read it in english first and later in german...

    :penguin
     
  13. Kyla Sterling

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  14. Nynyra Falas

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    If they truley want to do a film about it... then they have to quote Kvothe thoughts very often, word by word... Otherwise I can't imagine a film...
    I'm so glad, that the translator managed to do a good job in the books.
     
  15. Aran Cherubim

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    I'm honstly still not entirely sold on the story-in-a-story structure. I haven't personally found that it adds a huge amount aside from ominous foreshadowing and the occasional wink-wink-nudge-nudge with regards to pacing or implicitly altered details.

    Hopefully something comes of it in the latter books, because at this point all i'm getting are flashbacks to that horrendously paced sequence where the fairy-dude freaks out about Kvothe talking to that evil tree-spirit in the fairy world, and proceeding to tell-dont-show so hard I think Hemingway posthumously wept (I'm sorry the names aren't sticking, it's been a while).

    Other than that, looking forward to more.
     
  16. Jeryn Lekar

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    Bast freaked out over The Cthaeh. :)
     
  17. Raam Sho'am

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    Just decided to quote the opening post because the part I bolded amuses me.
     
  18. Maple al'Tree

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    Oh, I should read The Name of the Wind again! I loved it, but I read it so long ago and I always meant to continue with this series.

    *gets book off the shelf and adds it to the pile on reading table*
     
  19. Nynyra Falas

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    Ah yoi got a pile of reading table. I have a pile of reading shelf. ^^
     
  20. Maple al'Tree

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    LOL! I always have a pile on a little corner table. I can never read one book at a time. I want to go book shopping this weekend and pick up some new books, so by Monday it will be a heap of books :D