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id isbn isbn13 title series series_position pages publisher publication_date description image_url
186074 075640407X 9780756404079 The Name of the Wind The Kingkiller Chronicle 1 662 Penguin Group DAW 2007-04-01 Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen. <br /><br />The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as a fugitive after the murder of a king form a gripping coming-of-age story unrivaled in recent literature. <br /><br />A high-action story written with a poet's hand, <i>The Name of the Wind</i> is a masterpiece that will transport readers into the body and mind of a wizard.

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