Who is Robin Hobb?
Robin Hobb, born Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden, is an American author known for her fantasy novels. She gained popularity with her Farseer Trilogy, published under the pen name Robin Hobb. Her storytelling is characterized by deep world-building and complex characters. Hobb’s works, particularly those set in the Realm of the Elderlings, explore themes of identity and personal growth. She has a distinctive writing style that emphasizes introspection and emotional depth. Hobb’s contributions to the fantasy genre have earned her critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base.
Robin Hobb also has a successful career writing under the name Megan Lindholm, but really made her name known when she released her debut novel under her new pen name; Robin Hobb, with The Realm of the Elderlings series.
5th of March, 1952, in California, United States.
The Farseer Trilogy #1, The Realm of the Elderlings #1
Published by Spectra
4.17 out of 5 on Goodreads
Below you can find out more about the book series that Robin Hobb has done and the best reading order for them.
Robin Hobb has been nominated Hugo, Locus and Nebula awards for various pieces of her work, below is some of the awards that she so deservedly won.
- 2016 – Geffen Award for Fool’s Assassin
- 2018 – David Gemmel Award for Assassin’s Fate
- 2021 – World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement for her The Realm of the Elderlings series
Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more.
― Robin Hobb, Fool’s Fate
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