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The Wheel of Time, Box Set 3: Books 7-9 (A Crown of Swords / The Path of Daggers / Winter's Heart) Paperback – Box set, August 29, 2002


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 2400 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books; Box edition (August 29, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765344939
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765344939
  • Product Dimensions: 4.5 x 4 x 6.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #17,404 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

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.

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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(R), 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.

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Can't wait for the last 3 books to come out!
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I love getting the box sets to keep the batches of books together and protected.
Sasha
This is by far the most amazing series i have read.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Jeremiah Anderson on August 11, 2008
Format: Paperback
Robert Jordan has created an incredibly disverse, and well though out world. There are several plots going on the intertwine with each other, and the characters are very complex themselves. There's a reason this guy has eleven books in this saga. Awesome read.
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68 of 99 people found the following review helpful By E. A Solinas HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on October 23, 2005
Format: Paperback
Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" is a love-'em-or-hate-'em series -- either you will adore it for its thick machinations and intense detail, or hate it for the glacial pace and often-annoying characters.

By the time the sixth novel arrived, it was becoming clear that if Jordan even possessed the ability to finish the series, he wasn't going to anytime soon. The seventh, eighth and ninth books are compiled in this boxed set, but it seems like very little actually happens in these doorstoppers.

"Crown of Swords," which suffers from this glacial pace, includes Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat searching for a magical bowl that will reverse a deadly heat wave, but Mat's flirtatious nature attracts a ravenous Queen who won't take "no" for an answer. Unfortunately, Rand (who spends most of the book thinking) now believes that he's going bonkers.

Things only go further downhill in "Path of Daggers," both for the characters and the readers. Rand believes that his magic will kill everyone he holds dear, and must also deal with the Seanchan as they attack the Dragon Reborn (that's Rand), Ebou Dar and everybody Rand commands. Meanwhile, his friends are still en route to wherever they are going, and the Bowl of Winds has cooled the heat wave.

The same holding pattern is in place in "Winter's Heart," where Rand is still upset and has nearby been killed. His friends are distracted by a series of kidnappings, crownings and civil wars within the Aes Sedai, and so Rand must tip the balance against the Dark One by himself, even if it takes twenty more books to do so.

Long books or series can sometimes be a blessing; the best and most beloved of the fantasy genre are usually big awkward tomes, or at least several books long.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mom 29 on May 30, 2014
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I started reading this series when it first came out in the 1990's. I followed every twist and turn in the plots of the books and loved everything about them.
When Robert Jordan died I figured no one would ever be able to finish the series, but I was wrong. Brandon Sanderson has done a totally awesome job with the latest in the series, His style and Jordans mesh seamlessly. Kudos to JR's wife for choosing Brandon to finish the series!
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A. F. Stevens on January 12, 2010
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I started reading this series when it first came out in the 1990's. I followed every twist and turn in the plots of the books and loved everything about them.
When Robert Jordan died I figured no one would ever be able to finish the series, but I was wrong. Brandon Sanderson has done a totally awesome job with the latest in the series, His style and Jordans mesh seamlessly. Kudos to JR's wife for choosing Brandon to finish the series!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Greg on December 2, 2013
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I've already read this series. I bought these for my mom who loves to read. She is loving the series so far so I'm sure I will buy the rest of the series. My mom lives in a different state so it's extremely convenient to buy these and have them shipped to her without having to go to the bookstore or the post office.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By G. Jansen on May 22, 2014
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Love this series. I am now on book 7 and there are 18 total. I think this 3-pack is a great way to go instead of buying all separate. Once you get started on this series, you can't put it down. Can wait until I'm on book 18!
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if you have not read the wheel of time series, then a box set is a great way to go

If I ever read the wheel of time series, I'll probably review the books. I started buying them because I have liked just about all of Brandon Sanderson's books and he finished this series with Robert Jordan. I will say that my wife has finished all 14 books with-in about 3 months. So something must be good with the series.
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By America M. on November 2, 2013
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I would say that I have a love hate relationship with these books, but that would imply that I actually like them. When the plot of the books advances, it is a pretty good story, when you can keep track of who is masquerading as whom. I normally DEVOUR sci-fi fantasy, sometimes reading all night to finish a book, but I fell asleep 50 pages from the end of one of these books. Any decently paced book would have had me wired and desperately reading to finish, but not these. They amble along. I would have quit reading them but I am stubborn, and I DO want to know what happens to the characters, but sometimes I find myself skipping entire pages of description and exposition.

Over halfway done ... and I have hopes that the collaborating writer might improve things.
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