By Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
The Wheel of Time is a chain of excessive delusion novels written by way of American writer James Oliver Rigney Jr., below the pen identify Robert Jordan. initially deliberate as a six-book sequence, The Wheel of Time spanned fourteen volumes, as well as a prequel novel and a significant other e-book. Jordan started writing the 1st quantity, the attention of the realm, in 1984. It used to be released in January 1990.
The writer died in 2007 whereas engaged on what was once deliberate to be the 12th and ultimate quantity within the sequence. He ready large notes so one other writer may possibly entire the publication in response to his needs. Fellow myth writer and long-time Wheel of Time fan Brandon Sanderson was once introduced in to accomplish the ultimate ebook, yet throughout the writing procedure it was once determined that the ebook will be a ways too huge to be released in a single quantity and might as an alternative be released as 3 volumes: the collection typhoon (2009), Towers of nighttime (2010), and A reminiscence of sunshine (2013).
The sequence attracts on a variety of components of either ecu and Asian mythology, such a lot particularly the cyclical nature of time present in Buddhism and Hinduism, the metaphysical options of stability and duality, and a recognize for nature present in Daoism. also, its construction tale is analogous to Christianity's "Creator" (Light) and Shai'tan, "The darkish One" (Shaytan is an Arabic note that during spiritual contexts is used as a reputation for the Devil). It used to be additionally partially encouraged by means of Leo Tolstoy's warfare and Peace (1869).
The Wheel of Time is impressive for its size, its targeted imaginary global, its well-developed magic process, and its huge solid of characters. The 8th via fourteenth books every one reached #1 at the long island instances top vendor record. As of August 14, 2008 the sequence bought over forty four million copies around the world and spawned an eponymous game, roleplaying video game, and soundtrack album. the tv and movie rights to the sequence were optioned a number of occasions, such a lot lately via common Studios.
In 2014, The Wheel of Time was once nominated for a Hugo Award.
List of books
New Spring  (Prequel) - 334 pg
The Eye of the World  - 702 pg
The nice Hunt  - 599 pg
The Dragon Reborn  - 545 pg
The Shadow Rising  - 891 pg
The Fires of Heaven  - 684 pg
Lord of Chaos  - 699 pg
A Crown of Swords  - 635 pg
The direction of Daggers  - 591 pg
Winter's Heart  - 533 pg
Crossroads of Twilight  - 681 pg
Knife of Dreams  - 761 pg
The amassing Storm  (& Brandon Sanderson) - 766 pg
The Towers of Midnight  (& Brandon Sanderson) - 843 pg
A reminiscence of Light  (& Brandon Sanderson) - 909 pg
Page numbers are from the hardback types of every book.
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