@2@@20@'Epic in every sense' - Sunday Times@21@@16@@20@@21@@16@@20@The second novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.@21@@16@@20@@21@@16@@20@@21@The Forsaken are loose, the Horn of Valere has been found and the Dead are rising from their dreamless sleep. The Prophecies are being fulfilled - but Rand al'Thor, the shepherd the Aes Sedai have proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn, desperately seeks to escape his destiny. @3@@2@Rand cannot run for ever. With every passing day the Dark One grows in strength and strives to shatter his ancient prison, to break the Wheel, to bring an end to Time and sunder the weave of the Pattern.@3@@2@And the Pattern demands the Dragon.@3@@2@@20@'With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal'@21@ @18@New York Times@19@@3@@2@@20@'A fantasy phenomenon'@21@ @18@SFX@19@@3@@2@@22@The Wheel of Time@23@@16@The Eye of the World@16@The Great Hunt@16@The Dragon Reborn@16@The Shadow Rising@16@The Fires of Heaven@16@Lord of Chaos@16@A Crown of Swords@16@The Path of Daggers@16@Winter's Heart@16@Crossroads of Twilight@16@Knife of Dreams@16@The Gathering Storm@16@Towers of Midnight@16@A Memory of Light@3@@2@New Spring (prequel)@3@
Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston. He was a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics, and served two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting. He died in September 2007.