Posts tagged “prose”

Some notes on style in Patrick Rothfuss’s The Name of the Wind

I’m attempting to read Patrick Rothfuss’s The Name of the Wind for the Liverpool One Science Fiction and Fantasy Bookclub. I’m finding it hardgoing. Perhaps some quotes from the text will help clarify why. He pulled more beer for Jake, Shep, and Old Cob, moving with an air of bustling efficiency. There’s a general overuse [...]