Wise Mans Fear March 1st [SPOILERS!!]

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  1. teahupoo

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    Hell yeah. I haven't looked at the blog today thanks for the update. Right on I am stoked as well.

    I do not do book signings never have. Never cared about that kind of crap but I am almost tempted to go to one of the signings. Rothfuss is the literary equivalent of the band Tool for me.
     
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    For those who enjoyed The Name of the Wind, you can go ahead and pre-order The Wise Man's Fear. It's everything its predecessor was, and then some! ;)

    If you weren't thrilled by Rothfuss' debut, then you need not bother with volume 2. Style-wise and plot-lise, there is likely nothing that can win over readers who were not that impressed with TNotW.

    In terms of style and tone, both novels are pretty similar. So I doubt that The Wise Man's Fear can satisfy readers that weren't enchanted by the first one. But for fans of the author, it should definitely scratch that itch!

    Patrick
     
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    I've already preordered it :)
     
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    High Fives Pat, Rob and Teahupoo. Amazing how waiting for a book or an album almost makes you feel like a kid again.
     
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    That was a great review of NOTW btw Rob. Are you planning on doing one for TWMF as well? I was surprised you didn't review Shadowheart your eloquence might help attract readers to the genius that is Tad Williams :D
     
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    Dude it sucks you live on the other side of the universe I think it would be a blast going to a signing with you. I need to order one of the Eolian shirts before he stops carrying them! Gotta rock the shirt to the signing.

    *Update*
    Actually I just re-read the T-Shirt update he is going to continue to carry them. I still bought one anyway and I just preordered the book.

    *Update Number Two*
    Wow I am a freakin nerd
     
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    Don't forget to wear your elf ears and practice your elvish phrases to try and impress the author.


    NERD!
     
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    Don't hate! You are just jealous I am going to be rocking the gangster Eolian shirt :p
     
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    I am reading so many books right now, but I want to re-read TNOTW. I think I will download from audible... I've got a 45 minute commute twice a day, should be a good way to refresh myself to that world.
     
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    Come to think of it i think i'll order a shirt too.
     
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    Amen!

    Cheers,

    Sfinx.
     
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    Finally, one of the new books ive been waiting for is finally here. Can't wait.
     
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    Oh, do you like Tool? Weird :p
     
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    I've never been to a book signing before. How do these things typically work? Does B&N let you bring your own book or are you supposed to grab one before the signing begins or what?
     
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    Now if only Rothfuss could spit em out like Sanderson.... Don't get me wrong TNOTW was a great book... but Ill most likely wait till the third comes out to pick up WMF due to the looongg wait between books... granted its not Martin wait time but still...
     
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    The difference between Rothfuss and Martin is Rothfuss has already written the entire story. The time between books is an endless process of revision. And while Sanderson is a talented writer I certainly wouldn't put him anywhere near the level of Rothfuss. Rotfuss's prose is significantly more advanced.
     
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    Then you must not have read much Sanderson... Yes Rothfuss writes very well.... But... Sandersons prose is very good as well... Going back to TNOTW I cant say that his prose is better than Sandersons... not to mention Sandersons books are much more original and interesting....