A Crown of Swords (Wheel of Time #7)
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The seventh book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME, now reissued with a stunning new cover design. The war for humanity's survival has begun. Rand al' Thor, the Dragon Reborn, has escaped the snares of the White Tower and the first of the rebel Aes Sedai have sworn to follow him. Attacked by the servants of the Dark, threatened by the invading Seanchan, Rand rallies his forces and brings battle to bear upon Illian, stronghold of Sammael the Forsaken ...In the city of Ebou Dar, Elayne, Aviendha and Mat struggle to secure the ter' angreal that can break the Dark One's hold on the world's weather - and an ancient bane moves to oppose them. In the town of Salidar, Egwene al'Vere gathers an army to reclaim Tar Valon and reunite the Aes Sedai ...And in Shadar Logoth, city of darkness, a terrible power awakens ...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
'Epic in every sense' THE TIMES 'On very rare occasions, very talented storytellers create worlds that are beyond fantasy; worlds that become realities. Robert Jordan has' Morgan Llewellyn 'A powerful vision of good and evil' Orson Scott Card 'Splendidly characterised and cleverly plotted.' INTERZONE 'High fantasy that demands to be taken seriously... a pleasure to read.' NEW STATESMAN 'A great read... the volumes only get richer as they go along.' LOCUS
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 2 tours in Vietnam. His hobbies inc. hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting. He died in September 2007.