Author(s): Robert Jordan
The eighth book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME, now reissued with a stunning new cover design. Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, has conquered the city of Illian, struck down Sammael the Forsaken and shattered the armies of the invading Seanchan. Nynaeve, Aviendha and Elayne have broken the Dark One's hold on the world's weather and are poised to retake the throne of Andor. And Egwene al'Vere, leader of the exiled Aes Sedai, marches on to the White Tower. But Rand and the Asha'man that follow him are slowly being corrupted by the madness that comes to the male wielders of the One Power. If they cannot remove the Dark One's taint from the True Source then none will survive to fight the Last Battle against the Shadow. And as Rand struggles to maintain his sanity the Seanchan launch their counter strike. Find out more about this title and others at www.orbitbooks.co.uk
With The Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal' THE NEW YORK TIMES
'On very rare occasions, very talented storytellers create worlds that are beyond fantasy; worlds that become realities. Robert Jordan has' Morgan Llwellyn 'A powerful vision of good and evil.' Orson Scott Card 'Epic in every sense.' SUNDAY TIMES 'A great read... the volumed only get richer as they go along.' LOCUS '... he's capable of completing one of the most exciting fantasy sagas of the decade.' SFX 'With THE WHEEL OF TIME, Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal' THE NEW YORK TIMES
Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina, where he lives with his wife Harriet. He is a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting.