Robin Hobb: ‘Fantasy has become something you don’t have to be embarrassed about’

posted on 09 Aug 2017


As George RR Martin takes his time over a new instalment from the Game of Thrones world, much to the frustration of his legions of fans, fellow fantasy writer Robin Hobb has finished the final book in her 16-part series. More than 20 years ago, Hobb set out to tell the story of the bastard son of a prince, assassin FitzChivalry Farseer. Sixteen brick-like volumes and thousands of pages later, wars have been fought, magic wielded, dragons resurrected, fair maidens lost and won and lost again, and she has pulled her epic tale to a breathtaking conclusion in Assassin’s Fate, published this spring.

Read the full story on this link to The Guardian