Society in Story
 

Society in Story

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The Kingfountain Trilogy by Jeff Wheeler – Spoiler Free Series Review
 

Kingfountain Trilogy

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The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson
 

The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe

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Browsing all articles tagged with Patrick Rothfuss.

Quotes: Making or Breaking

Quotes: Making or Breaking 

My 46th article for Fantasy-Faction. I have now written more of these than I have years of life and not many to 50. And always the eternal question; what to write about? Easy. On Saturday night I was moved to tears. I cried. Not a snotty, snuffling, huffing, heaving cry, but a tear or three […]

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Does Patrick Rothfuss Hate His Fans?

Does Patrick Rothfuss Hate His Fans? 

Not too long ago, Patrick Rothfuss wrote this: Just when I was growing fairly certain my readers were clever people who actually have the ability to read and comprehend text, a brave contingent of souls rush boldly forward with comments, eager to prove me wrong…. The vast majority of you: Thanks for being a delightfully […]

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Kingkiller Chronicles Movie, TV Show & Video Game…? YES PLEASE! :-)

Kingkiller Chronicles Movie, TV Show & Video Game…? YES PLEASE! :-) 

It was announced today that a deal had been made for the rights to Patrick Rothfuss’s Kingkiller Chronicles. Those who keep up-to-date with SFF book/movie news will know that this isn’t actually the first time that the Kingkiller rights have been snapped up – in fact, 20th Century Fox even ‘confirmed’ a TV series at […]

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Patrick Rothfuss responds to Creative Writing Teacher’s ‘fantasy doesn’t count’ jibe

Patrick Rothfuss responds to Creative Writing Teacher’s ‘fantasy doesn’t count’ jibe 

Here at Fantasy-Faction we love Patrick Rothfuss and his Kingkiller Chronicles. I feel Pat is an incredibly intelligent, well spoken man who has done a lot of good in terms of promoting the fantasy genre. However, I wouldn’t recommend you make him angry, because you won’t like him when he’s angry… Here’s the explanation of […]

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The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss – Extensive Review

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss – Extensive Review
2.5

Reviewer’s Foreword Picking up The Slow Regard of Silent Things you are greeted by a number of warnings from the author: “You might not want to buy this book.” … “I think it’s only fair to warn you that this is a bit of a strange story.” … “I don’t go in for spoilers, but suffice to […]

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The Slow Regard Of Silent Things Preview

The Slow Regard Of Silent Things Preview 

If you listened to our The Slow Regard of Silent Things interview with Patrick Rothfuss last month, you will remember that Pat spoke about his nervousness and excitement in narrating his own work for the very first time. Well, Audible have decided they are not going to make us wait until October 28th 2014 to listen […]

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Interview with Patrick Rothfuss

Interview with Patrick Rothfuss 

The following is a 15 minute interview with Patrick Rothfuss focused on his upcoming novella, The Slow Regard of Silent things. I’ve uploaded the audio – *CRINGE* – and transcribed the entire thing (as best I can) for people who’d prefer to give it a read. As you will know, Patrick Rothfuss doesn’t make it […]

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Rogues edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois

Rogues edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
4.25

G.R.R.M. states in his introduction that’s the “Rogues is not meant to be a fantasy anthology” but I picked it up for the authors that I knew from being a fantasy reader, and I believe most readers will, so that’s where I will focus. The character type is so ingrained in the fantasy genre and […]

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Patrick Rothfuss’s ‘The Slow Regard of Silent Things’ cover reveal

Patrick Rothfuss’s ‘The Slow Regard of Silent Things’ cover reveal 

Our good friends over at Gollancz have finally released the cover for Patrick Rothfuss’s brand new novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things. Fantasy-Faction covered just what this story is in quite some detail a few months back, but to summarise it is a short, sweet story about fan favourite Auri. Although we’ve said ‘short’ […]

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The Slow Regard of Silent Things – Cover & Synopsis

The Slow Regard of Silent Things – Cover & Synopsis 

Patrick Rothfuss fans are split into two camps. One camp is the ‘I want Patrick Rothfuss to write as much material as possible about The Four Corners of Civilization and beyond’ camp, whereas the other is the ‘Seriously, hurry up and finish the damned book already’ camp. Personally, I often find myself in the ‘hurry up’ […]

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Rothfuss’s Auri Novella Gets a Release Date!

Rothfuss’s Auri Novella Gets a Release Date! 

Finally! We have a date for Patrick Rothfuss’s next book set in the world of the  Kingkiller Chronicle!!! Oh, hang on, you thought we meant ‘that one’? Sorry, no, we meant the Novella he spoke about in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything a few months ago. It will be published by DAW Books on November 4, 2014 […]

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Kingkiller Book 3 still in Limbo, but lots to look forward to…

Kingkiller Book 3 still in Limbo, but lots to look forward to… 

A question I get asked almost daily over Twitter is: ‘When will Patrick Rothfuss’s 3rd Kingkiller Chronicles novel be released?’ Every single time I’m asked this question I answer: ‘I don’t know, I’d guess late 2015 to late 2016’. I know it sucks, but Patrick Rothfuss is a busy man and, as he has said […]

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