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The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time is a fantasy book series written by Robert Jordan, notable for the extreme density of its plotting, the intricate detail of its imaginary world, and the lifelike complexity of relationships and interactions between characters, both individually and collectively. It is interesting that when creating names in the series, Jordan used names and words of foreign languages, or even English, starting with Shai-tan himself, and especially visible in names of Trolloc clans. The intended impression is that the world in which the series is set might be our own world at some different point on the Wheel of Time.

When asked how many more books the series will contain, the author has been quoted as saying, "Not less than 3 more" (as of book 9).

Table of contents
1 Books in series (so far)
2 See also
3 External Links

Books in series (so far)

  1. The Eye of the World - (Feb 1990, 800 pages PB)
    • This has been repackaged as two volumes for "younger" readers with new illustrations:
      1. From the Two Rivers, includes an extra chapter before the existing prologue
      2. To the Blight, including an expanded glossary
  2. The Great Hunt - (Nov 1990, 705 pages PB)
    • This has been repackaged as two volumes for "younger" readers with new illustrations:
      1. The Hunt Begins
      2. New Threads in the Pattern (will likely include an expanded glossary)
  3. The Dragon Reborn - (Nov 1991, 799 pages PB)
  4. The Shadow Rising - (Nov 1992, 1006 pages PB)
  5. The Fires of Heaven - (Nov 1993, 989 pages PB)
  6. Lord of Chaos - (Nov 1994, 1011 pages PB)
  7. A Crown of Swords - (Jun 1996, 880 pages PB)
  8. The Path of Daggers - (Oct 1998, 685 pages PB)
  9. Winter's Heart - (Nov 2000, 780 pages PB)
  10. Crossroads of Twilight - (Jan 2003, 700 pages HC)

There is also a novella, New Spring in the anthology Legends (edited by Robert Silverberg) chronicling events which lead up to the start of the series. A novel-length version is due to be published in 2004.

There is a short story available on the web, The Strike at Shayol Ghul, which predates the main series by several thousand years.

See also

External Links