Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick James Rothfuss (born June 6, 1973) is an American writer of epic fantasy. He is best known for his projected trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle, which has won him several awards, including the 2007 Quill Award for his debut novel, The Name of the Wind. Its sequel, The Wise Man's Fear, topped The New York Times Best Seller list.

He currently lives in central Wisconsin where he teaches at the local university. In his free time Patrick writes a satirical humor column, practices civil disobedience, and dabbles in alchemy. He loves words, laughs often, and refuses to dance.

The working title of the third book of The Kingkiller Chronicle is The Doors of Stone.


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Book Covers
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)9.14
The Thing Beneath the Bed (The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #1)
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2)9.20
The Dark of Deep Below (The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #2)
The Slow Regard of Silent Things7.42
The Doors of Stone (The Kingkiller Chronicle #3)9.24
Laniel's Tale9.26

Speculative Fiction Novels (7)

(The Kingkiller Chronicle #3)
2022 | fantasy > high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Kingkiller Chronicle)
2022 | fantasy > high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Kingkiller Chronicle)
2014 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #2)
2013 | fantasy > dark fantasy
(The Kingkiller Chronicle #2)
2011 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #1)
2010 | fantasy > dark fantasy
(The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)
2007 | fantasy > high fantasy