A Memory of Light

By Robert Jordan; Brandon Sanderson
(Tor Books, Hardcover, 9780765325952, 912pp.)

Publication Date: January 8, 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, Compact Disc

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Since 1990, when Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time




About the Author

Robert Jordan (October 17, 1948-September 16, 2007), a native of Charleston, South Carolina, was the author of the bestselling The Wheel of Time?, with millions of books in print.

BRANDON SANDERSON grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. In addition to completing Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time?, he is the author of such bestsellers as the Mistborn trilogy, Warbreaker, The Alloy of Law, The Way of Kings, Rithmatist, and Steelheart. He won the 2013 Hugo Award for "The Emperor's Soul," a novella set in the world of his acclaimed first novel, Elantris.




NPR
Sunday, Jan 6, 2013

After more than 20 years, The Wheel of Time series is ending with the release of the 14th volume, A Memory of Light. NPR's Petra Mayer has read all of the books â?? plus the prequel â?? and she says that while the writing is workmanlike, the vast world that author Robert Jordan created will suck you in. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Saturday, Dec 29, 2012

It's the moment fantasy fans have been waiting for: the finale of Robert Jordan's epic "Wheel of Time" series is at hand! We've got an exclusive first read of the 14th and last volume â?? the forces of Light and Shadow are about to fight their climactic battle, ending an Age and possibly shattering the world. More at NPR.org

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Praise For A Memory of Light

The battle scenes have the breathless urgency of firsthand experience, and the . . . evil laced into the forces of good, the dangers latent in any promised salvation, the sense of the unavoidable onslaught of unpredictable events bear the marks of American national experience during the last three decades, just as the experience of the First World War and its aftermath gave its imprint to J. R. R. Tolkien's work.

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