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Fool’s Errand (The Tawny Man Trilogy Book 1)

Robin Hobb / Nick Taylor
Return to the world of the Farseers…Robin Hobb’s best loved characters Fitz The Fool and Nighteyes the wolf face new adventures and trials in the first book of The Tawny Man trilogy.When Assassin’s Quest closed Fitz was living in self-imposed exile. Wracked with pain he had chosen to discard the magical gifts that had seen him survive the wonders and torments of navigating the legendary city of the Elderlings and of raising a dragon.Now in this the first of a new trilogy we are returned to the world of the Six Duchies and the lives of those who managed to survive the events of the first Assassin trilogy.Fifteen years have passed and events are about to sweep Fitz out of his quiet backwater life and into the main political current again. Persecution of the Witted has become rampant throughout the Six Duchies despite Queen Kettricken’s effort to damp it. The Witted themselves have begun to strike back. So when 15 year old Prince Dutiful disappears is it only because he is nervous about his betrothal ceremony to an Outislander princess or has he been taken hostage by the Witted? Worse is he perhaps another ‘Piebald Prince’ a Farseer tainted by Wit magic? As the desperate situation worsens Kettricken has no choice but to summon Fitz to Buckkeep for who better to track the young prince down than another gifted with the Wit together with his bonded companion the wolf Nighteyes?Robin Hobb the Sunday Times bestselling author returns with Fool’s Errand an epic fantasy that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. The story unfolds with a pace that matches the bestseller status of its predecessors.For fans of Brandon Sanderson (Defiant) Joe Abercrombie (The Wisdom of Crowds) John Gwynne (A Time of Dread) Patrick Rothfuss (The Wise Man's Fear) and Steven Erikson (Memories of Ice).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Fantasy
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 31st January 2013
  • Duration 23 Hrs. 10 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780007509041