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Wizard's first rule

Author: Terry Goodkind
Publisher: New York : TOR, 1994.
Series: Tor fantasy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The hero is Richard-the-Seeker, a woodsman with a magic sword. One day in his forest he rescues a woman pursued by assassins. She turns out to be Kahlan Amnell from the neighboring kingdom of Midlands who is seeking a wizard named Zedd to help her destroy the tyrant ruling her kingdom. Richard takes her to him and the novel is the story of their joint adventure. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Fantastic fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Goodkind
ISBN: 0312857055 9780312857059 9780812548051 0812548051 0765300273 9780765300270 0765362643 9780765362643
OCLC Number: 30547887
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 573 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Tor fantasy.
Responsibility: Terry Goodkind.
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An unearthly adversary descends on an idyllic fantasy world, corrupting magic against good and slaughtering innocents, and only a single man can stop him.  Read more...

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This is a phenomenal fantasy, endlessly inventive, that surely marks the commencement of one of the major careers in the genre. It has three things I find rare in combination: an interesting, lucid Read more...

 
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Good Read for Fans of High Fantasy

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A must for fantasy lovers

by strueckn (WorldCat user published 2007-11-27) Excellent Permalink
Wizard's First Rule begins the saga of Richard and Kahlan. Thrown together by fate, the two must go off to save the world from an evil wizard. Along the way, they learn the first of the Wizard's Rules, and Richard learns even more about his past.This is a great commentary on our own society, skillfully...
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