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Робин Хобб
Assassin’s Quest

Assassin’s Quest
Robin Hobb

‘Fantasy as it ought to be written’ George R.R. MartinThe gripping finale to Robin Hobb’s classic Farseer Trilogy.With the king no longer living and the heir, Verity, missing and declared dead, Prince Regal has treacherously seized the throne.Regal’s torture has left Fitz more dead than alive, and more closely than ever bonded with his wolf. All who once loved him believe him dead: even Molly, now pregnant with his child. But he cannot go to her without placing her in terrible danger.With nothing to lose, Fitz sets out for Tradeford, where Regal has withdrawn, having heartlessly abandoned the north of the kingdom to the Red-Ship Raiders. His quest: to assassinate the man who has destroyed his world.

Assassin’s Quest

Book Three of The Farseer Trilogy

Robin Hobb

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DEDICATION (#ulink_314568d9-2344-5909-bc47-ebeac7b4d995)

For the very real Kat Ogden

Who threatened, at an early age, to grow up and be

a tap dancing,

fencing,

judoka,

movie-star,

archaeologist,

and

President of the United States.

And is getting frighteningly close to the end of her list.

Never mistake the movie for the book.

CONTENTS

Cover (#ud2ecc496-af1b-550e-9af3-6a15d2e65972)

Title Page (#u1cb68010-86a9-58f5-a22d-eca568505b78)

Copyright (#ulink_58bcc8b0-5a73-5a8b-a666-2426aac85fa9)

Dedication (#ulink_666de067-a710-56c8-b846-2febd4a42453)

Map (#ulink_b6b7f7cf-36f5-5daf-bae2-f5a0c7222603)

Prologue: The Unremembered (#ulink_5a44ec49-b64c-5880-aedc-cd1611cda7c5)

One: Gravebirth (#ulink_480d3bbd-4933-5a40-a11e-5709e75b7fe8)

Two: The Parting (#ulink_f18c5b47-2e0f-5779-97d5-a3f721529444)

Three: The Quest (#ulink_a202134d-3096-5938-a139-e57705b8c1a3)

Four: The River Road (#ulink_4933fd5a-3e5d-5697-9b80-770f7e469779)

Five: Confrontations (#ulink_90cc56bf-a4ba-5e7f-9f58-54ac9b9a531a)

Six: The Wit and the Skill (#ulink_a1f50417-9ef6-5a03-8557-7071405c4635)

Seven: Farrow (#ulink_b3cef4b0-7498-57c8-a938-59172736c9aa)

Eight: Tradeford (#ulink_ee661924-66d8-5acc-b2e9-3de66238f49c)

Nine: Assassin (#ulink_010cea5a-0075-5de9-980d-56b8bfb1b5ee)

Ten: Hiring Fair (#litres_trial_promo)

Eleven: Shepherd (#litres_trial_promo)
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