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Book Review: The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, #1)

★★★☆☆ 3 / 5

Gave up halfway on it near the middle, because it’s a real painful slog. Ended up finishing it two years later, and am actually glad I did. I am even thinking about reading the second volume.

It’s classic 80’s pulp fantasy, for sure. But the world-building is strong, and the prose is better than most fantasy novels of this type, which makes it more worthy of attention in my opinion.

Fact Sheet

  • Author: Robert Jordan
  • Publisher: Tor Books
  • ISBN: 9780812511819