The Wise Man's Fear Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
The Wise Man's Fear is a great book. Our editors rated it with a top 5 stars.
User reviews about the book
Slow and drawn out
By Synthetic Rapture
To much time spent on, what I felt, were unimportant components that didn’t drive the plot. Then when something exciting took place it was wrapped up quickly and on to the next boring episode of whining about the girl. Not bad, but definitely not good.
Beyond my expectations. It has some unnecessary details and really long descriptions. Overall, it is a super interesting book.
Great Prose but story falls off a bit from the first book.
By Scrub Kai
While the prose is just as wonderful as the Name of the Wind, the story is not quite as interesting.
This is still a highly recommended book to read, but not quite the amazing achievement that his prior book was.
By Other sci-fi guy
This book, like the first, is a masterful bit of story telling but the reader should be aware that there is no ending. It's as if Lord of the Rings stopped with the second book.
Apparently these books have been so successful that the author can live off of royalties and book tours and has lost interest in Kvothe and the Chandrian. After ten years, I have given up hope of a sequel. In that time the author has written another book, The Slow Regard of Silent Things, but it is not a continuation of the original story.
I still am in awe of his writing but sad that there is so little of it.
Day 2!! What an amazing continuation to the story. Patrick Rothfus certainly knows the way of things. All things. I'm pretty sure everyone who read Name of the Wind already knows how great this book will be so, I'm done here. I'm on to Auri's story while I patiently wait for Door of Stone.
One of the best books ever written, which is incredible since the first book is also incredible!!
Rothfuss can't stop! This is an incredible sequal to one of the best books every written, and this one is even better than the first. The continuing journey of Kvothe is exhilarating. And once again, the book is narrated by the one and only Nick Podehl, who is one of the greatest audio production artists to ever live. A great book, and a fantastic audiobook!
If you love fantasy and are looking for a great series. It's this one. Can't wait for book three...I just hope it's in 2017
All time favorite!
Wow. These books are amazing! The Wise Man's Fear is now my all-time favorite book. I am always looking for a great read with great characterization, amazing storyline to take on an adventure. Rothfuss does this and more - look no further. If you are looking for a great book of ANY fictional genre read this series.
The Wise Man's Fear
By Pug attack
Great read. Left me wanting more. Hope there is another book coming!
As great as the fist one, don't know when the next part of the story will be out, but I hope it's soon!
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