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, and two 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 Time®, 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.
This is an amazing fantasy series for inquisitive people. The books are long and full of anticipation. I highly recommend them!Published 1 month ago by Patricia Simms
One of the all-time best series I've ever read. On par, if not better than, Game of Thrones. This series is a must-read. You can't put the book down once you start. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Emerald
This is acceptable for a reader of any age. Very light sexual content. Violence is not graphic. Perfectly acceptable, engrossing fantasy with a great deal of psychological... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Phillip Schloss
Okay besides the fact that I love this series I loved the price for these books it was a great price. The story has twists and turns which are absolutely awesome and unpredictable.Published 4 months ago by Anna Taylor