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The series' overall quality is dependant on Book 3. Werthead Send a noteboard - 30/07/2012 09:50:26 AM
Book 3 should reveal whether all the little hints and inconsistentcies are, as claimed by Rothfuss, actually building up to some majore revelations or are the result of the author ballsing things up. Until then, we can say that the series is reasonably-written but incredibly long-winded, and it's unclear now just how much of the exhausting subplots are essential and how much is filler. Guess we'll find out in another 2-3 years.
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I am becoming skeptical about Patrick Rothfuss (spoilers for about half of Wise Man's Fool) - 26/07/2012 12:24:39 AM 2457 Views
Just to note ... - 26/07/2012 03:20:11 AM 1016 Views
So... - 26/07/2012 05:01:44 AM 930 Views
Re: So... - 26/07/2012 05:26:10 AM 1062 Views
Very astute. I was highly disappointed with the book *NM* - 26/07/2012 03:40:55 AM 483 Views
I can't defend the book, all the issues you raise are correct. - 26/07/2012 02:42:54 PM 918 Views
Every thing you say about the overly troped story is true, - 26/07/2012 03:06:45 PM 972 Views
Good points, as everyone else said. - 26/07/2012 06:48:12 PM 908 Views
Can't wait to hear your thoughts on the second half. (minor spoilers) - 29/07/2012 04:56:53 AM 987 Views
I'm making my way through The Name of the Wind reread on Tor.com - 29/07/2012 12:24:26 PM 818 Views
I quit reading at the half way point of book two also. - 29/07/2012 02:34:22 PM 953 Views
The twisting of tropes is much deeper, I beleive. - 30/07/2012 06:25:56 AM 1036 Views
The series' overall quality is dependant on Book 3. - 30/07/2012 09:50:26 AM 878 Views
Started re-reading because of your review - 30/07/2012 08:22:54 PM 799 Views
Try looking up the Tor blog site re-read, for reals. - 30/07/2012 10:52:01 PM 851 Views
Even if that were true he could still have cut the beginning by 3/4 - 31/07/2012 03:09:40 AM 1044 Views
I dunno, go read some Hemingway then? - 31/07/2012 04:06:59 AM 890 Views
I don't see the problem. - 02/08/2012 09:42:15 PM 894 Views

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