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Fool's Assassin

(2014)
(The first book in the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy series)
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Tom Badgerlock has been living peaceably in the manor house at Withywoods with his beloved wife, Molly, these many years, the estate a reward to his family for loyal service to the crown.

But behind the facade of respectable middle age lies a turbulent and violent past. For Tom Badgerlock is actually FitzChivalry Farseer, bastard scion of the Farseer line, convicted user of Beast-magic, and assassin. A man who has risked much for his king and lost more....

On a shelf in his den sits a triptych carved in memory stone of a man, a wolf and a fool. Once, these three were inseparable friends: Fitz, Nighteyes and the Fool. But one is long dead and one long-missing. Then one Winterfest night, a messenger arrives to seek out Fitz but mysteriously disappears, leaving nothing but a blood trail. What was the message? Who was the sender? And what has happened to the messenger? Suddenly Fitz's violent old life erupts into the peace of his new world, and nothing and no one is safe.

Genre: Fantasy
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Hardback Editions

January 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Fool's Assassin (Fitz and the Fool, Book 1)
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN: 0-00-744417-6 / 978-0-00-744417-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
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August 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Book One of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN: 0-553-39242-5 / 978-0-553-39242-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Paperback Editions

July 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Book I of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN: 0-553-39291-3 / 978-0-553-39291-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fool's Assassin (Fitz and the Fool, Book 1)
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN: 0-00-744420-6 / 978-0-00-744420-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fool's Assassin (Fitz and the Fool, Book 1)
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN: 0-00-814027-8 / 978-0-00-814027-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fool's Assassin (Fitz and the Fool, Book 1)
Author(s): Robin Hobb
ISBN: 0-00-744419-2 / 978-0-00-744419-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

October 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Fitz and the Fool, Book 1
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon   


October 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Fitz and the Fool, Book 1
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Fitz and the Fool, Book 1
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Book One of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   


August 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Book One of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin (Fitz and the Fool, Book 1)
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


August 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Fool's Assassin: Book I of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy
Author(s): Robin Hobb
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA