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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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Apr 29, 2012

it was amazing

One of my favorite fantasy books in recent years. It's a coming of age, slobs vs snobs wizard school epic. I hate to compare it to Harry Potter, but it's got a lot of similarities (It's not like JK Rowling invented them). The difference is solid, compelling writing, interesting characters and gritty realism (in a fantasy world). So to sum up: Harry Potter + Quality = Name of the Wind.

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