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The Shadow Rising

Book Four of 'The Wheel of Time'

Robert Jordan

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/2/2004)
Paperback (10/2/2012)
Hardcover (9/15/1992)
Mass Market (12/31/2019)

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The Wheel of Time is now an original series on Prime Video, starring Rosamund Pike as Moiraine!

In The Shadow Rising, the fourth novel in Robert Jordan’s #1 New York Times bestselling epic fantasy series, The Wheel of Time®, Rand al’Thor now wields the sword Callandor. He is both the Champion of Light and the Dragon Reborn. Now, he seeks answers to another prophecy that lies with the warrior people known as the Aiel to put him on the path of learning how to wield the One Power.


Accompanied by Moiraine Damodred, Rand arrives at the Aiel Waste and is granted permission by the Wise Ones to enter the sacred city of Rhuidean. After passing through a doorframe ter'angreal, Moiraine gains foresight while the Aiel await Rand's return, either with both arms marked by dragon symbols, validating his identity as He Who Comes With the Dawn, the Chief of Chiefs of all the Aiel—or to never emerge at all.

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. The last six books in series were all instant #1 New York Times bestsellers, and The Eye of the World was named one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read.

The Wheel of Time®
New Spring: The Novel
#1 The Eye of the World
#2 The Great Hunt
#3 The Dragon Reborn
#4 The Shadow Rising
#5 The Fires of Heaven
#6 Lord of Chaos
#7 A Crown of Swords
#8 The Path of Daggers
#9 Winter's Heart
#10 Crossroads of Twilight
#11 Knife of Dreams

By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
#12 The Gathering Storm
#13 Towers of Midnight
#14 A Memory of Light

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Praise For The Shadow Rising: Book Four of 'The Wheel of Time'

“Robert Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal.” – The New York Times

“The fourth volume of the most ambitious American fantasy saga continues to suggest that The Wheel of Time will also be the finest… This volume, indeed the whole saga, surpasses all but a few of its peers and is highly recommended for all collections.” – ALA Booklist

“Jordan’s multivolume epic continues to live up to its high ambitions… a feast for fantasy aficionados. Expect demand for this.” – Library Journal

“A work of genuine and often stirring imagination.” – Kirkus Review

“This fully imagined saga threatens to burs the seams of its steadily more intricate design… The sheer force of [Jordan’s] invention develops a momentum that [is] hard to resist.” – Publishers Weekly

“This series is so complex, I can’t recommend starting anywhere but at the beginning [The Eye of the World], but the volumes only get richer as they go along.” – Locus

Tor Fantasy, 9780812513738, 1008pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 1993



About the Author

ROBERT JORDAN (1948-2007) is best known for his internationally bestselling epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time®, which has sold over 40 million copies in North America and is currently being adapted for the screen. A native of Charleston, Jordan graduated from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army and received multiple decorations for his service.