Episode 4: ‘Name of the Wind’ by Patrick Rothfuss

Gunnar? Kentavious? Sheryl? Fww-wooooo?

All of these candidates and more vie for the title of “Name of the Wind” in Patrick Rothfuss’ 2007 epic fantasy.

Which will it be?

In this episode of Genre Stop!, Bri and Scott power through 700 pages of ‘no-really-I-swear-this-isn’t-Hogwarts’ wizarding campus novel to spoil the answer. Along the way, they parse the parenting strategies of itinerant mummers, consider etymology’s place within magic systems, and bemoan the ubiquity of the manic-magic dreamgirl.

[audio https://s3.amazonaws.com/genrestop/Episode+4_+%27Name+of+the+Wind%27+by+Patrick+Rothfuss.mp3 ]

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