The Shadow Rising

The Shadow Rising : Book 4 of the Wheel of Time

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'Epic in every sense' - Sunday TimesThe fourth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.The Stone of Tear, invulnerable fortress of legend, has fallen. The Children of the Dragon have risen to the call of prophecy and march to the aid of the Light. Callandor, the Sword That Is Not a Sword, is held by Rand al'Thor, the man proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn.But still the shadows lengthen and still the Forsaken grow in strength. If he is to fight them, Rand must master the male half of the True Source, a power corrupted by the Dark One, a power that drives men to madness, a power that may save or damn the world.'With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal' New York Times'A fantasy phenomenon' SFXThe Wheel of TimeThe Eye of the WorldThe Great HuntThe Dragon RebornThe Shadow RisingThe Fires of HeavenLord of ChaosA Crown of SwordsThe Path of DaggersWinter's HeartCrossroads of TwilightKnife of DreamsThe Gathering StormTowers of MidnightA Memory of LightNew Spring (prequel)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1024 pages
  • 127 x 199 x 48mm | 688g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0356503852
  • 9780356503851
  • 32,783

About Robert Jordan

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 two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting. He died in September 2007.
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With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal * New York Times * A fantasy phenomenon * SFX * Epic in every sense * Sunday Times *
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