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Publisher Description

Wizard’s First Rule, the first novel by Terry Goodkind, was a phenomenon from the moment it was published by Tor Books in 1994, selling more than 100,000 copies in North America alone. It still sells more than 100,000 copies a year and has gone on to bestsellerdom in the United Kingdom and in more than twenty foreign translations as well as audiobook form.

It is now being developed as one of the most ambitious television miniseries of all time. Executive Producer Sam Raimi (director of the three Spider-Man movies), in collaboration with Disney/ABC, is creating a 22-episode adaptation of the book to be filmed in New Zealand.

Richard and Kahlan’s story unfolds over ten more novels, collectively known as the Sword of Truth series, concluding with Confessor in 2007. Placing Goodkind in the elite club of #1 New York Times bestselling authors, the series has sold more than twenty million copies to date worldwide.

In Wizard’s First Rule, Goodkind introduced the world to an ordinary forest guide, Richard Cypher, and the mysterious, powerful woman he comes to love, Kahlan Amnell. Learning his true identity, Richard accepts his destiny as the one man who can stop the bloodthirsty tyrant Darken Rahl. Hunted relentlessly, betrayed and alone, Kahlan calls upon Richard to reach beyond his sword and invoke something more noble within himself as the final confrontation with Darken Rahl looms.

The importance of Wizard’s First Rule is sourced in Goodkind taking on the toughest of all literary challenges: to tell an electrifying story of action, violence, and adventure that also makes people think, and that would influence the choices and actions of its readers.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
September 14

Customer Reviews

Billiam2920 ,

Amazing Series

I love these books, I started reading them several years ago and am retreading them now, but my question is why are there books missing?

Cvansoelen ,

Iffy a little immature

Plot line was ok and the basic were good but he is not very imaginative in his creatures and seems to have a very childish way of describing each character or creatures, I agree with an earlier post after reading George RR Martin's a song of ice and fire they just cannot compare. I am only done the first book so maybe they will get a little more mature but if you are older and looking for some mature fantasy I would stay away from these books

Wd5gcb ,

Good book

Just wondering if someone could put up a list of the books in order for the series

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