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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
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Performance
    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....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended!

  • By Jo on 10-02-2017

Great book but....

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-12-2018

A little too slowly read and lacking the inflections & characteristics of the characters in the first 6 books.
Love the series however.