What Is the Basic Plot of the Third Kingkiller Chronicle Book by Patrick Rothfuss?


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The third Kingkiller Chronicle book by Patrick Rothfuss is the trilogy's last installment, and the plot is a continuation of the fictional autobiography of Kvothe, famous musician and adventurer. The story's plot structure features the first books, "The Name of the Wind" and "The Wise Man's Fear," dealing with Kvothe's present life and the third book, "Doors of Stone" revealing the character's past. The third book's release date is not set as of November 2015, but a late-2015 to late-2016 time frame is reported by Fantasy-Faction.com.

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The Kingkiller Chronicle trilogy's first book was released in 2007 and the second in 2011. Since that time, the third book's release has been anxiously awaited, with no confirmed date set as of November 2015.

Book One, "The Name of the Wind," begins the tale of Kvothe, charting the time from his childhood to his entrance into a world of magic. The book won a Quill Award and an Alex Award and was one of Publisher's Weekly's books of the year. Book two, "The Wise Man's Fear," reached number one on the New York Times Hardback Fiction Bestsellers List.

The books are chronicled by days. The first book involves day one, and the second book is day two. Fans can check with the author's blog at PatrickRothfuss.com for more information regarding the third book's release.

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