Read by :Kate Reading ,
Read by :Michael Kramer
Form detail:CD standard audio format
Dimensions:5.9in x 5.3 x 4.1 in | 840 gr
Illustrations:Includes 29 CDs with a run time of 38 hours
The Wheel of TimeÂ® is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV!
Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of TimeÂ® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers and listeners around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.
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.
Into the forbidden city of Rhuidean, where Rand al'Thor, now the Dragon Reborn, must conceal his present endeavor from all about him, even Egwene and Moiraine.
Into the Amyrlin's study in the White Tower, where the Amyrlin, Elaida do Avriny a'Roihan, is weaving new plans.
Into the luxurious hidden chamber where the Forsaken Rahvin is meeting with three of his fellows to ensure their ultimate victory over the Dragon.
Into the Queen's court in Caemlyn, where Morgase is curiously in thrall to the handsome Lord Gaebril.
For once the dragon walks the land, the fires of heaven fall where they will, until all men's lives are ablaze.
And in Shayol Ghul, the Dark One stirs...
TV series update:"Sony will produce along with Red Eagle Entertainment and Radar Pictures. Rafe Judkins is attached to write and executive produce. Judkins previously worked on shows such as ABC’s “Agents of SHIELD,” the Netflix series “Hemlock Grove,” and the NBC series “Chuck.” Red Eagle partners Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon will executive produce along with Radar’s Ted Field and Mike Weber. Darren Lemke will also executive produce, with Jordan’s widow Harriet McDougal serving as consulting producer." —Variety
The Wheel of TimeÂ®
New Spring: The Novel
#1The Eye of the World
#2The Great Hunt
#3The Dragon Reborn
#4The Shadow Rising
#5The Fires of Heaven
#6Lord of Chaos
#7A Crown of Swords
#8The Path of Daggers
#10Crossroads of Twilight
#11Knife of Dreams
By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
#12The Gathering Storm
#13Towers of Midnight
#14A Memory of Light
By Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson
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By Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons
The Wheel of Time Companion
By Robert Jordan andAmy Romanczuk
Patterns of the Wheel:Coloring Art Based on Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, andtwo Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.
Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of TimeÂ®, one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.
Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.
Kate Reading is the recipient of multipleAudioFile Earphones Awards and has been named byAudioFile magazine as a "Voice of the Century," as well as the Best Voice in Science Fiction & Fantasy in 2008 and 2009. Her audiobook credits include reading for such authors as Jane Austen, Robert Jordan, Edith Wharton, and Sophie Kinsella. She has performed at numerous theaters in Washington D.C. and received a Helen Hayes Award for her performance in Aunt Dan and Lemon.
Michael Kramer has narrated over 100 audiobooks for many bestselling authors. He read all of Robert Jordan's epicWheel of Time fantasy-adventure series as well as Brandon Sanderson'sThe Stormlight Archiveseries. He receivedAudioFile magazine's Earphones Award for theKent Family series by John Jakes and for Alan Fulsom'sThe Day After Tomorrow. Known for his "spot-on character portraits and accents, and his resonant, well-tempered voice" (AudioFile), his work includes recording books for the Library of Congress's Talking Books program for the blind and physically handicapped.
“Kate Reading and Michael Kramer…[provide] a familiar characterization and delivery style for fans of the series. Fresh and engaged, they both maintain a strong pace, and, as they pass the story between them, complement one another.” —AudioFile on The Fires of Heaven, Earphones Award Winner
“The solid performances by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer add a new dimension to the story, especially in the way these veteran narrators breathe life into the inner thoughts of the many major players.” —AudioFile on Crossroads of Twilight