Interesting Cover...I saw the book with the half naked guy with flaming red hair on the front cover at B&N several times before I actually bought the book. I didn’t even pick it up until I read the prologue online. After which when I looked the book up online, I immediately recognized it. Nice branding, but um…yeah. Anyway,-
Here’s a link to a better written review than I am currently able to produce. (I'm exhausted today.)
And the link to Patrick Rothfuss’s blog.
Oh, and click here (especially if you live in NY) to request that he come to your area on a book tour.