Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend.Read more...
"Expanded from a story that first appeared in Robert Silverberg's anthology Legends (1998), Jordan's eagerly awaited prequel to The Wheel of Time, the first of a projected three, more than lives up to its high expectations. ... Written with all the skill that has made Jordan one of the grand masters of fantasy, it's accessible enough for new readers, while the inside information is sure to captivate longtime fans. ... Even better, the narrative is flush with answers to mysteries only hinted at in Wheel (what was the test for Aes Sedai, what was "the Vileness") and with little details aimed at those in the know. Jordan buffs will be especially pleased to find the novel moves quickly.... - — Publishers Weekly
"Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal. The evil laced into the forces of good, the dangers latent in any promised salvation bears the marks of American national experience during the last three decades." - — The New York Times
"For sheer imagination and storytelling skill....The Wheel of Time now rivals Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings." - — Publishers Weekly (starred review)