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Робин Хобб
Fool’s Errand

Fool’s Errand
Robin Hobb

‘Fantasy as it ought to be written’ George R.R. MartinReturn to the world of Fitz, the Fool and Nighteyes in the first book of The Tawny Man Trilogy by international bestselling author, Robin Hobb.Years have passed since Fitz was tortured by Prince Regal. Now he lives in self-imposed exile far from the court. Even his beloved Molly believes him dead. It is safer that way.But safety remains an illusion. Even though war is over dangerous undercurrents still swirl around the Six Duchies and suddenly young Prince Dutiful disappears just before his crucial diplomatic wedding to shore up the peace.The Fools brings Fitz a secret mission. He and his bonded companion, the wolf Nighteyes, must find Dutiful and bring him back to be wed. For if the Outislanders are snubbed, war will surely resume. But what if the prince does not wish to be found?

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First published in Great Britain by HarperVoyager 2001

Copyright © Robin Hobb 2001

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Illustration © Jackie Morris. Calligraphy by Stephen Raw.

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Source ISBN: 9780007585892

Ebook Edition © July 2014 ISBN: 9780007370450

Version: 2017-10-13

Dedication (#ulink_b563092a-3d29-5096-b264-7f62ba857b4d)

For Ruth and her Stripers, Alexander and Crusades.

Table of Contents

Cover (#ufc1b1ec5-df17-52d3-90ed-af71ffea6835)

Title Page (#uccbbe360-e320-50b5-9189-326269cfc8a6)

Copyright (#ud1b3bb85-2e27-54c2-a98d-31bf062a8950)

Dedication (#u55d7566e-2a90-526d-bc11-fbc402c8ddeb)

Map (#u51ef5ac5-f34c-55f8-960d-ea21bfeb674f)

One: Chade Fallstar (#u742aea92-caa4-5f05-bdfc-039268a5328b)

Two: Starling (#ue48772cb-e3c4-5b0f-8552-d009d8606223)

Three: Partings (#u5a5c390a-0609-58d3-a76a-a203843d9f69)

Four: The Hedge-Witch (#udace60ab-e100-54b8-a95b-526afe94e2dc)

Five: The Tawny Man (#ua2fbcc8c-73ab-5192-ae58-aaf7ae4e853a)

Six: The Quiet Years (#u4b603fe2-d07d-53c2-bb6e-145c6921c891)

Seven: Heart of a Wolf (#u798cb4ed-a4a5-5b68-b8e2-7b5bfa63ee99)

Eight: Old Blood (#u8249b10d-fff4-5ace-8f35-1be7bb1851f9)

Nine: Dead Man’s Regrets (#uc8cdeac9-36a3-5fe7-98b8-bad5084d4652)

Ten: A Sword and a Summons (#litres_trial_promo)

Eleven: Chade’s Tower (#litres_trial_promo)

Twelve: Charms (#litres_trial_promo)

Thirteen: Bargains (#litres_trial_promo)

Fourteen: Laurel (#litres_trial_promo)

Fifteen: Galeton (#litres_trial_promo)

Sixteen: Claws (#litres_trial_promo)

Seventeen: The Hunt (#litres_trial_promo)

Eighteen: Fool’s Kiss (#litres_trial_promo)

Nineteen: The Inn (#litres_trial_promo)

Twenty: Stones (#litres_trial_promo)

Twenty-One: Dutiful (#litres_trial_promo)

Twenty-Two: Choices (#litres_trial_promo)

Twenty-Three: The Beach (#litres_trial_promo)
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