The Slow Regard of Silent Things - Patrick Rothfuss

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

By Patrick Rothfuss

  • Release Date: 2014-10-28
  • Genre: Epic
Score: 4
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From 591 Ratings

Description

Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place.
Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries.

The Slow Regard of Silent Things is a brief, bittersweet glimpse of Auri’s life, a small adventure all her own. At once joyous and haunting, this story offers a chance to see the world through Auri’s eyes. And it gives the reader a chance to learn things that only Auri knows....

In this book, Patrick Rothfuss brings us into the world of one of The Kingkiller Chronicle’s most enigmatic characters. Full of secrets and mysteries, The Slow Regard of Silent Things is the story of a broken girl trying to live in a broken world.

Reviews

  • $8.99 - REALLY :-(

    1
    By BIOYAbuddy
    Gouge much?
  • I hated it

    1
    By Ridgely13
    Should not be considered part of the series. Wish I could get my money back.
  • Circle Perfect

    5
    By Chris Teschke
    Patrick--from one broken person to another, thank you! -Chris Teschke, Lenexa KS
  • Weird...

    2
    By A must!!!!!
    It's OK- coming from the other books it's just odd and a bit hard to get into. Worth a shot. Read 'Name of the Wind' in a weekend. It's been 2 weeks and still can't get through this one....
  • I Love Auri

    5
    By mm92585
    This book is not for everyone. It's for those who fell in love with The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man's Fear, and most importantly Auri. If this is you. Jump in. I can't wait to see how Auri is featured in Door of Stone.
  • Pass on this

    2
    By Can't wait to eat
    Needless to say when this popped up I was really excited as the first two books were great. The best way to explain this book is that the publisher pushed the writer into coming up with something to appease his fans. I kept reading, hoping something would happen, it didn't. Do not waste your time, it's like going to the dentist for 4 hours.
  • Soothing

    4
    By Rubbish_GR
    Out of the ordinary, but in it's own way both charming & beautiful.
  • Came for the Soap, Stayed for the Story

    5
    By atsjj
    If you aren’t wanting the detailed backstory of a girl who says this, “Bad enough to be a lettuce. How awful to think you are a lettuce too.” Then you should probably skip this book... I’m so glad that this story was published and I got an opportunity to live a week in Auri’s head. It would have been a shame for it to end up on cheap 8-1/2x11 printer stock and a fading HP ink cartridge, relegated to the bottom of some box. It was fantastic and if you’re a fan of Auri, there’s probably a good chance you’ll enjoy it, if not outright love it.
  • Wonderful

    5
    By 1 star too much
    Lovely short story about Auri. It elevates her from a curiosity to full fledged character. Don't expect Kovthe to make an appearance though. It's a solo show.
  • Too much

    1
    By Jeff.whorton73
    For a short story. No thanx.

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