Tag Archives: Robert Jordan

Winter Dragon

Movie and television rights are an interesting thing. Often the licenses for adaptations are written in a “use it or lose it” way, pressuring studios to produce something if they want to maintain a potentially lucrative license. Every so often … Continue reading

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Top 10 Unfilmed Fantasy Series

Fantasy used to be a genre that seemed to be either ignored or even maligned by Hollywood. Movies in the genre were comparatively rare, partly because of the difficulty with their heavy reliance on special effects, and partly because the … Continue reading

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Book Series Review: The Wheel of Time

Last April, I started reading the entire series of Robert Jordan’s fantasy epic, The Wheel of Time. Many of these books were actually re-reads for me from several years ago, but the last few were new to me. I remembered, … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 14: A Memory of Light

This is it. The final book. 23 years after the first one was published. 14 door-stopping tomes, plus a prequel. I started re-reading the books I’d read already back in April 2012, and reached the new-to-me books early this year. … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 13: Towers of Midnight

The rapid reviews keep coming, as Towers of Midnight continues in the same brisker pace as The Gathering Storm. Once again, it only took me six days to read this, despite it being nearly 900 pages long — the combination … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 12: The Gathering Storm

I did not anticipate, at any point, having three separate reviews from this series in the span of a week. My brief vacation from posting allowed me to read and review books 10 and 11, but I figured it might … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 11: Knife of Dreams

Yes, my review of book 11 comes only a few days after my review of book 10. Part of that’s due to my taking a brief break from posting — the book 10 review was ready well before it went … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 10: Crossroads of Twilight

Memory can be a little funny sometimes. I’ve mentioned before that this isn’t the first time I’ve read this series — up to a point, anyway. I had read up to a certain book in the series, found it severely … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 9: Winter’s Heart

When I reviewed the eighth book of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time, I commented that most of the interesting stuff happens in the first 25% of the book. With the ninth book, Winter’s Heart, it’s instead the last 25% … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time Book 8: The Path of Daggers

Eight books out of fifteen completed, if we count the prequel. When I made the decision to re-read The Wheel of Time novels I had read before, in preparation for reading the ones that were new to me (or just … Continue reading

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