Книга: Robin Hobb «Fool's Assassin»

Fool's Assassin

Fantasy as it ought to be written' George R. R. Martin Tom Badgerlock has been living peaceably in the manor house at Withywoods with his beloved wife Molly these many years, the estate a reward to his family for loyal service to the crown. But behind the facade of respectable middle-age lies a turbulent and violent past. For Tom Badgerlock is actually Fitz Chivalry Farseer, bastard scion of the Farseer line, convicted user of Beast-magic, and assassin. A man who has risked much for his king and lost more... On a shelf in his den sits a triptych carved in memory stone of a man, a wolf and a fool. Once, these three were inseparable friends: Fitz, Nighteyes and the Fool. But one is long dead, and one long-missing. Then one Winterfest night a messenger arrives to seek out Fitz, but mysteriously disappears, leaving nothing but a blood-trail. What was the message? Who was the sender? And what has happened to the messenger? Suddenly Fitz's violent old life erupts into the peace of his new...

Издательство: "Harper Voyager" (2015)

Формат: 130x200, 640 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-0-744420-5

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Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb

At the 63rd World Science Fiction Convention in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, August 2005
Born Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden
California, U.S.
Pen name Robin Hobb, Megan Lindholm
Occupation Writer
Nationality United States
Period 1983–present
Genres Fantasy fiction
Notable work(s) Assassin's Apprentice
Royal Assassin
Assassin's Quest

Robin Hobb is the second pen name of novelist Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden (born 1952 in California) who produces primarily fantasy fiction, although she has published some science fiction.

From 1983 to 1992, she wrote exclusively under the pseudonym Megan Lindholm. Fiction under that pseudonym tends to be contemporary fantasy. In 1995, she began use of the pseudonym Robin Hobb for works of epic traditional European Medieval Fantasy. She currently publishes under both names, and she currently lives in Tacoma, Washington. As of 2003 she had sold over 1 million copies of her first nine Robin Hobb novels.[1] She has just finished writing a two volume novel called The Rain Wild Chronicles. The volumes are named The Dragon Keeper and Dragon Haven.[2] Her latest release, The Inheritance, is a collection of short fiction by both Robin Hobb and Megan Lindholm. She is currently working on her next book, which is as yet untitled. It will continue the stories of some of the characters from The Rain Wild Chronicles.



Ogden was born in California in 1952, but was raised in Alaska.[3] After graduating from high school, she studied at Denver University for a year and then returned to Alaska. After marrying at eighteen, she moved to Kodiak, an island off the coast of Alaska. It was at this time that she sold her first short story, and began a career writing for children's magazines. "Bones for Dulath" in Amazons! was the first piece of fantasy that she published as Megan Lindholm.[4] The anthology was published by Daw, edited by Jessica Amanda Salmonson, and won a World Fantasy Award for Year's Best Anthology. Over the next decade she moved around America, before settling in Washington and continuing her writing career in fantasy and science fiction. She has three grown children and a young daughter.

Her books have been praised by Orson Scott Card. Card has stated that she "arguably set the standard for the modern serious fantasy novel."[5]


As Megan Lindholm

The Ki and Vandien Quartet

Tillu and Kerlew

Other Books

Short stories

As Robin Hobb

The Realm of the Elderlings

The Farseer Trilogy

The Farseer Trilogy follows the life of FitzChivalry Farseer (Fitz), a trained assassin, in a kingdom called The Six Duchies while his uncle, Prince Verity, attempts to wage war on the Red-Ship Raiders from The OutIslands who are attacking the shores of the kingdom by turning the people of the Six Duchies into Forged ones; still alive, but without any emotion, memory or soul. Meanwhile Prince Regal's jealousy and the indulgence of his own selfish whims threatens to destroy Six Duchies.

Liveship Traders Trilogy

The Liveship Traders Trilogy mainly takes place southwest of The Six Duchies in Bingtown (a colony of Jamaillia) and focuses on Liveships (sentient ships). The trilogy is unusually nautical – an area seldom covered in fantasy – with the germ of it being apparently the idea of portraying ships whose figureheads are literally alive and sentient. While this trilogy does not follow FitzChivalry Farseer's life, it is linked to both the Farseer and Tawny Man trilogies.

The Tawny Man Trilogy

The Tawny Man continues the life of FitzChivalry Farseer from The Farseer Trilogy. It commences 15 years after the events in Assassin's Quest, a period covered in part by The Liveship Traders Trilogy. It focuses on The Fool's attempts to guide others to fulfill his prophecies.

The Rain Wilds Chronicles

Takes place in the years after the Liveship Traders trilogy, and runs concurrently with and following the events of the Tawny Man Trilogy.

  • Dragon Keeper (2009)
  • Dragon Haven (2010)
  • City of Dragons (February of 2012)[6]
  • Blood of Dragons (February of 2013)

Soldier Son Trilogy

Set in a new world unrelated to her previous trilogies, the Soldier Son Trilogy follows the life of Nevare Burvelle, the second son of a newly elevated Lord of the Kingdom of Gernia, and his preparation for and education at the King's Cavalla Academy.

Short stories


  • The Inheritance & Other Stories (2011), contains seven stories written as Megan Lindholm and three stories (all set in the Realm of the Elderlings) written as Robin Hobb. The three stories are The Inheritance, Homecoming and a new story, Cat's Meat.


  • Interview conducted by Annaïg Houesnard for Elbakin.net during "Les Imaginales" 2008.
  • Interview conducted by Rob Bedford for sffworld.com
  • Interview conducted by Patrick for sffworld.com
  • Interview on wotmania.com
  • Interview conducted by Jay Tomio for BSCreview.com
  • Interview conducted by Maïté Hoste for KissMyGeek.com
  • Interview conducted by Bertrand Hallyn (Duiker) for The Breathless Quills, Les Plumes Asthmatiques and Antiquité-SFFF


External links

Источник: Robin Hobb

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  • Fool's Fate — is a book by Robin Hobb, the third in her Tawny Man Trilogy. Currently she is writing a book set in the same world, although it will be stand alone and set in the Rain Wilds with a whole new cast of characters.Plot summary Having the courage to… …   Wikipedia

  • Fool's Errand (novel) — Fool s Errand is a book by Robin Hobb, the first in her Tawny Man Trilogy. It commences 15 years after the events in Assassin s Quest, a period covered by The Liveship Traders Trilogy (Ship of Magic, The Mad Ship, Ship of Destiny); it resumes the …   Wikipedia

  • Assassin's Quest — Infobox Book | name = Assassin s Quest title orig = translator = image caption = UK first edition cover (Voyager) author = Robin Hobb cover artist = John Howe country = United States language = English series = The Farseer Trilogy subject = genre …   Wikipedia

  • Assassin's Creed — Infobox VG title = Assassin s Creed developer = Ubisoft Montreal publisher = Ubisoft designer = Patrice Desilets (Creative director), Jade Raymond (Producer) composer = Jesper Kyd engine = Scimitar resolution = 720p released = Xbox 360,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cycle de l'Assassin royal — Le cycle de l Assassin royal (titres originaux : The Farseer Trilogy et The Tawny Man) est une série de romans de Robin Hobb, parue entre 1995 et 2004, et qui se déroule dans un monde médiéval fantastique. Cette série de treize romans dans… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cycle De L'Assassin Royal — Le cycle de l Assassin royal (The Farseer Trilogy et The Tawny Man) est une série de romans de Robin Hobb, parue entre 1996 et 2004, et qui se déroule dans un monde médiéval fantastique. Cette série de treize romans dans sa version française[1]… …   Wikipédia en Français

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