MY NAME IS KVOTHE
I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with I Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and 9 written songs that make the minstrels weep.
You may have heard of me.
So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature -- the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.
|Formats||Print / eBook / Audio|
|Sub-Genres||Fantasy, Heroic Fantasy / Sword & Sorcery|
|People / Creatures||Dragons|
|Awards||2007 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*), 2007 Quill Award -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror (Winner), 2007 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Epic Fantasy Novel (Winner), 2008 Alex Award -- Adult/For Young Adults (Winner), 2007 Library Journal -- Starred Review (*), 2008 Locus Award -- First Novel (Nominee)|