The first novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
'Epic in every sense' - Sunday Times
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again.
But one truth remains, and what mortal men forget, the Aes Sedai do not . . .
What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the shadow.
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Epic in every sense - Sunday Times
With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal - New York Times
Epic in every sense - THE TIMES
[With} The Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal - THE NEW YORK TIMES
The Eye of the World and its sequels in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series show the extent to which one can go with a traditional fantasy framework, with added gusto. Stock elements are abound: a reluctant hero--in fact five humble village folk--plucke - To his publisher's credit, Jordan's books are fortunate among fantasy novels in not having covers that look like an explosion of a teenager's bedroom.
On very rare occasions, very talented storytellers create worlds that are beyond fantasy; worlds that become realities. Robert Jordan has - - MORGAN LLYWELYN