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  • Fool's Assassin

  • Fitz and the Fool, Book 1
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Lee Maxwell-Simpson, Avita Jay
  • Length: 28 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271

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 FitzChivalry 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....

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  • By V on 01-08-2017

another great story. but a terrible reading..

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Reviewed: 30-10-2018

It honestly feels like the narrator has never read the series. That alone would be fine, but I really don't think he even pre-read this book before recording his reading. It's like he was just fumbling his way through, adding inflection last minute when it didn't even suite the way the sentence was going.