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Terry Goodkind

Terry Goodkind (born 1948) is an American writer. He is known for the epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth as well as the contemporary suspense novel The Law of Nines (2009), which has ties to his fantasy series. The Sword of Truth series sold 25 million copies worldwide and was translated into more than 20 languages. Additionally, it was adapted into a television series called Legend of the Seeker, which premiered on November 1, 2008 and ran for two seasons, ending in May 2010.

Goodkind is a proponent of Ayn Rand’s philosophical approach of Objectivism, and makes references to Rand’s ideas and novels in his works.

While he acknowledges writing in the fantasy genre, Goodkind perceives his novels to be more than just traditional fantasy because of their focus on philosophical and human themes. Goodkind believes that using the fantasy genre allows him to better tell his stories and better convey the human themes and emotions he desires to share with readers.

Goodkind has been influenced by the work of Ayn Rand and her philosophical approach known as Objectivism. Writing about the series in The Atlas Society newsletter, Willam Perry states that Goodkind’s “characters, plots, and themes…are clearly and directly influenced by Rand’s work, and the book’s heroes occasionally invoke Objectivist principles” with Goodkind using the novels to illustrate these themes. Perry notes the Objectivist themes become most obvious in Faith of the Fallen, which made the novel controversial among Goodkind’s fan base; moreover, the novel contains several scenes that echo the plots of Rand’s books The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957).

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Naked Empire Audiobook - The Sword of Truth Book 8

Naked Empire Audiobook – Sword of Truth Book 8

Naked Empire Audiobook by Terry Goodkind Introduction Naked Empire Audiobook Naked Empire Audiobook is the eighth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth. NAKED...
The Pillars Of Creation Audiobook - The Sword of Truth Book 7

The Pillars of Creation Audiobook – Sword of Truth Book 7

The Pillars of Creation Audiobook by Terry Goodkind Summary of The Pillars of Creation Audiobook The Pillars of Creation Audiobook is the seventh audiobook in Terry Goodkind's...
Faith Of The Fallen Audiobook - The Sword of Truth Book 6

Faith Of The Fallen Audiobook by Terry Goodkind – Sword of Truth Book 6

Faith Of The Fallen Audiobook by Terry Goodkind Introduction Faith of the Fallen Audiobook is the sixth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword...
Soul Of Fire Audiobook - The Sword of Truth Book 5

Soul Of Fire Audiobook – Sword of Truth Book 5

Soul Of Fire Audiobook by Terry Goodkind Introduction Soul Of Fire Audiobook Soul of the Fire Audiobook is the fifth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series...
Temple Of The Winds Audiobook - The Sword of Truth Book 4

Temple Of The Winds Audiobook – Sword of Truth Book 4

Temple of the Winds Audiobook Temple of the Winds Audiobook is the fourth audiobook in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth Audiobook. Jagang,...
Blood Of The Fold Audiobook - The Sword of Truth Book 3

Blood of the Fold Audiobook – Sword Of Truth Book 3

Blood of the Fold Audiobook by Terry Goodkind Introduction Blood of the Fold Audiobook Blood of the Fold Audiobook is the third audiobook in Terry Goodkind's epic...
Stone Of Tears Audiobook - The Sword of Truth book 2

Stone of Tears Audiobook – Sword of Truth Book 2

Stone of Tears Audiobook by Terry Goodkind About Stone of Tears Audiobook Stone of Tears by Terry Goodkind is the second book in the Sword of Truth Audiobook...
The Sword of Truth Audiobook series by Terry Goodkind

The Sword of Truth Audiobook Series by Terry Goodkind – Full Free

Introduce The Sword of Truth Audiobook The Sword of Truth Audiobook is a series of seventeen epic fantasy novels written by Terry Goodkind. The Audiobook follow...