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1.0 out of 5 stars
Terrible writing, 24 Nov. 2013
Like others I bought this book on the basis of so many rave reviews. Maybe the story and characters are interesting, but I will never find out because I can't get past the inept writing style evidenced in the first few chapters. Works which include sentences like the following should not be published, in my opinion:
'Bast gave him a speechless, horrified look.'
'Closing the door behind himself, Bast's expression was worried.'
Unfortunately I bought this full-price on the high street. Next time I reach for a fantasy novel I will read the first few pages before purchasing. And it won't be by Patrick Rothfuss!