Is Patrick Rothfuss’s “The Wise Man’s Fear” a rich fantasy novel about storytelling and myth-making, or is it a collection of good story elements scattered across an overlong plot? Could it be both? Ninjas! Off-camera shipwrecks! Board games! Sexism! Off-camera courtroom drama! Discursions within digressions within framing sequences! Join us as we discuss yet another 1000-page fantasy novel, the sequel to “The Name of the Wind.”
“The Wise Man’s Fear”
Like a Good Book Exploded
Download file (22 M)
Subscribe to just the Book Club episodes of The Incomparable
Subscribe to the entire The Incomparable podcast
Want to comment on this episode?
Or become a member and join our special members-only community!