Royal assassin: The Realm of the Elderlings: The Farseer Trilogy, Book 2

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Farseer trilogy volume 2.
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Barely escaping with his life after his first mission, young Fitz returns to the chaotic royal court. With King Shrewd near death and Fitz's only ally off on a futile quest, the throne is ripe for the taking. And as the Red Ship Raiders brutalize the Six Duchies, the kingdom's fortunes-and Fitz's own fate--hang in the balance.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f94d3480-73c7-6b46-97f6-d25309046dba
Grouping Title royal assassin
Grouping Author hobb robin
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-18 23:12:08PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-18 23:41:22PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Hobb, Robin.
author_display Hobb, Robin
available_at_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description Fitz has survived his first hazardous mission as king's assassin, but is left little more than a cripple. Battered and bitter, he vows to abandon his oath to King Shrewd, remaining in the distant mountains. But love and events of terrible urgency draw him back to the court at Buckkeep, and into the deadly intrigues of the royal family.

Renewing their vicious attacks on the coast, the Red-Ship Raiders leave burned-out villages and demented victims in their wake. The kingdom is also under assault from within, as treachery threatens the throne of the ailing king. In this time of great danger, the fate of the kingdom may rest in Fitz's hands--and his role in its salvation may require the ultimate sacrifice.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Robin Hobb's Assassin's Quest.

Praise for Robin Hobb and Royal Assassin

"Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobb's books are diamonds in a sea of zircons."--George R. R. Martin

"[Robin] Hobb continues to revitalize a genre that often seems all too generic, making it new in ways that range from the subtle to the shocking."--Locus

"[Royal Assassin] reaches astonishing new heights. . . . The Farseer saga is destined for greatness--a must-read for every devotee of epic fantasy."--Sense of Wonder
format_catalog Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id f94d3480-73c7-6b46-97f6-d25309046dba
isbn 9780553375633, 9780553573411, 9780553897494, 9781400194353
item_details ils:CARL0000091094|35192043302573|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Hobb|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:4377f04a-ebd2-442c-bf05-a4adefb0c25e|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|2|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||, overdrive:5ff8d97c-4731-4e70-8a82-ea775e1ca149|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|2|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2019-06-19T04:41:22.036Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Hobb
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780553573411
publishDate 1996, 2002
record_details ils:CARL0000091094|Book|Books||English|Bantam Books,|1996.|581 p. : map ; 23 cm., overdrive:4377f04a-ebd2-442c-bf05-a4adefb0c25e|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2002|, overdrive:5ff8d97c-4731-4e70-8a82-ea775e1ca149|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Tantor Media||
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000091094 35192043302573 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:4377f04a-ebd2-442c-bf05-a4adefb0c25e -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
overdrive:5ff8d97c-4731-4e70-8a82-ea775e1ca149 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
series Farseer trilogy
series_with_volume Farseer trilogy|2
subject_facet Assassins -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, American
title_display Royal assassin
title_full Royal Assassin The Realm of the Elderlings: The Farseer Trilogy, Book 2, Royal assassin / Robin Hobb
title_short Royal assassin
title_sub The Realm of the Elderlings: The Farseer Trilogy, Book 2
topic_facet Assassins, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Fiction