Review: The Eye of the world – Robert Jordan

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

Pages: 814
Published: 1990 by Tor
Genre: Fantasy
Series: The wheel of time #1
My thoughts this time around:

I am re’reading these books for my WOT challenge and just like so many times before I loved the book. I know it by heart now because I have read it so many times before.

I love Rand and what he is to become, he will always be my fav. His and Mat’s journey in this book is my part and of course when he meets the queen. Gotta love that part and how everyone tells him that he looks like something. Awww, to read that the first time around.

When the book ended I wanted to pick up the next one at once. That is how good this series is, even though I have also re-read book 2 a bunch of times. But I wanted to know what is going to happen…even though I already knew. There is magic in this series, a nostalgic longing grips me every time.

I am not going to go on and on, because I could, I will just keep it short. Awesome series that should be read.

“We rode on the winds of the rising storm, 
We ran to the sounds of the thunder. 
We danced among the lightning bolts, 
and tore the world asunder.”  


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27 thoughts on “Review: The Eye of the world – Robert Jordan

  1. Jenny says:

    I haven't heard of this series, but I love when I'm as excited to pick up a book a second and third time as I was to pick it up the first time:)

  2. Blodeuedd says:

    FeliciaYou must re-read!!!! Listen to the voices..voooooicesjennyI do love this series, to pieces 🙂 it feels like homeAnaLol, a miss for you thenDanaShe has excellent taste

  3. Aurian says:

    Great short review, and I agree with you wholehartedly. I love this series, and have read those huge books countless times.I do add my recommendation.

  4. Carole Rae says:

    haven't heard of this series either. Mhmmm. Sounds like a cute book though. Well…maybe "cute" isn't the correct word…BUT it does sound rather interesting. 🙂

  5. Blodeuedd says:

    RoroYes you really should read them :)Melissa*gives M the evil eye*You better read them, grrrr. Lol. Nah, you do not have toStaciYes you must. Please to come back to fantasy landMissieI will always enjoy this story, that I know.

  6. Blodeuedd says:

    AurianI love this series 🙂 Will be a fun year when I get to re-read them all. YayAnaLol, ok only then ;)BookCatYAY :)CaroleYeah..not the right word, but hey if you wanna call it cute then you can 🙂

  7. Elysium says:

    I've thought about re-reading the whole series but can't really find the time. But I guess I have to re-read Knife of Dreams before starting The Gathering Storm.

  8. naida says:

    Blod, this cover is awesome! Very vintage looking.The series must be good if you are re-reading it. This isn't my normal genre, but you are tempting me.

  9. Blodeuedd says:

    VVIt's a good one so do not miss itElysiumAye, cos else I would not remember anything 😉 And I went a step further and will re.read them allnaidaWell it is old ;)It is so good :DDarleneI hope you do it one day :)AmusedYou sure have toJennyI hope so 😀 And I do love love high fantasy

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