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“Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobb’s books are diamonds in a sea of zircons.”—George R. R. Martin 

FitzChivalry Farseer has become firmly ensconced in the queen’s court. Along with his mentor, Chade, and the simpleminded yet strongly Skilled Thick, Fitz strives to aid Prince Dutiful on a quest that could secure peace with the Outislands—and win Dutiful the hand of the Narcheska Elliania.
The Narcheska has set the prince an unfathomable task: to behead a dragon trapped in ice on the isle of Aslevjal. Yet not all the clans of the Outislands support their effort. Are there darker forces at work behind Elliania’s demand? Knowing that the Fool has foretold he will die on the island of ice, Fitz plots to leave his dearest friend behind. But fate cannot so easily be defied.
Praise for Robin Hobb and Fool’s Fate
“[Robin] Hobb’s rich, vibrant and unique world [is] filled with sentient ships, magical beasts, and fascinating characters. . . . Highly recommended.”Library Journal
“Rich, enchanting fantasy from one of today’s best practitioners . . . reminiscent of Ursula Le Guin’s The Other Wind [and] Anne McCaffrey’s Pern series.”BookPage

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
February 3
Random House Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

MomOfGrace ,


I’m so going to miss Fitz and his Fool. I wish there were another 3 books after this.

Trace Johnson ,

A Magnificent conclusion to the story of Fitz

Often the end of a series doesn't satiate one's hopes for the outcome in an epic fantasy. Fool's Fate rises to a crescendo and thick layers of skill and emotion pour out. Robin's characters and settings come to life, weaving depths of despair and perfect happiness into a tale that is both familiar and incredibly unique. You won't be disappointed with the fate of the Six Duchies or FitzChivelry Farseer.

N ~ L ,

Robin Hobb is Superb

Here is an author that can fully transcend the fantasy genre and create deeply elegant writing that is all at once filled with intrigue, adventure, insight to the human condition, and magic that goes far beyond mere sorcery. This is a series I can easily recommend to anyone with a pulse.

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