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The Eye of the World

4 Ratings: 2.0
A book by Robert Jordan

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 … see full wiki

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Author: Robert Jordan
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
4 reviews about The Eye of the World
review by . May 03, 2009
The purpose of this review is to discourage people from starting _The Wheel of Time_. I will argue that it is not worth it, and I think the reasons are compelling. If you want more specific details about this novel's story, please look to other reviews. I will have little to say about _Eye of the World_ specifically.    It was over ten years ago when I started reading _The Wheel of Time_ series, understanding it to be killer top-notch high-fantasy to which I had an unhealthy …
review by . February 03, 2005
Goodness, everyone has an opinion on this book and this series. I think I will give a short review on each book as I get to it and pass my own judgement on each individual book, rather than the whole series. Like another reviewer, I have certainly read my share of this genre over the past 45 years and I must admit this book, "The Dragon Reborn," is one of the better ones I have read. It certainly is not my favorite, but I nevertheless enjoyed every page. The author introduces many characters and …
review by . July 30, 2003
The first time I read this book I would've given it three stars, but I just finished it for the second time and I now rate it at a well deserving FOUR stars. This book is pretty good. I will explain the added star in a moment, but first I will just rate the book for the book alone.ENVIORNMENT/HISTORY(B): One of the greatest things about Robert Jordan's world is definately the world. It is so rich and in-depth. The map of the entire continent is so detailed and rich. In other fantasy epics, such …
review by . May 24, 2000
Being raised on Tolkien, I have always been quite suspicious of virtually all other fantasy. Jordan does not come up to the level of Tolkien, but his work is engaging, exciting, and well worth reading.My first experience with this book (and subsequently the series) was the little 9 chapter "freebie" that many bookstores were giving away. I was hooked by the plot, checked the book out of the library, and was on my way. At present, I've read "The Eye of the World" three times, and never regretted …
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