The book which launched a fantasy legend now available in hardback
He was born in 1948 in Charleston, where he lives with his wife Harriet. He is a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of Sth Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies inc. hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool & pipe collecting.
The peaceful villagers of Emond's Field pay little heed to rumors of war in the western lands until a savage attack by troll-like minions of the Dark One forces three young men to confront a destiny which has its origins in the time known as The Breaking of the World. This richly detailed fantasy presents a fully realized, complex adventure which will appeal to fans of classic quests. Recommended.
'On very rare occasions, very talented storytellers create worlds that are beyond fantasy; worlds that become realities. Robert Jordan has' - MORGAN LLYWELYN '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