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For anyone who enjoyed "The Name of the Wind", I can cut straight to the point: "The Wise Man's Fear" is of the same high quality and continues the story of Kvothe to the level that you'd probably hoped for. Go get it!
For anyone who hasn't read the first book by Mr. Rothfuss, I recommend that you read it first. There are too many plot points that will be completely foreign to you in "The Wise Man's Fear" without prior knowledge of the basic storyline. Mr. Rothfuss does a good job attempting to make this story stand on its own but the characters (especially the secondary ones) would probably seem too hollow, or at least unmemorable. This story is about the characters… Read more