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Author Name: Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina, where he now lives with his wife, Harriet, in a house built in 1797. 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, the Bronze Star with "V", and two Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry. A History buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism. He enjoys the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing and sailing, and the indoor sports od poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting. He has been writing since 1977 and intends to continue until they nail shut his coffin. Sadly, Robert Jordan, aged 58, died on the 16th September 2007.

     Books By Author :: Robert Jordan

The Eye of the World
 -by Robert Jordan

During the Third Age, the Age of Prophecy, the world and time hang in the balance, in peril of falling under the Shadow.

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The Great Hunt
 -by Robert Jordan

After centuries of searching for the Horn of Valere which possesses the power to raise past heroes from the dead, it is finally... Read More

The Dragon Reborn
 -by Robert Jordan

The Dragon Reborn - the leader long prophesied who will save the world, but in the saving destroy it - is on the run from his d... Read More

The Shadow Rising
 -by Robert Jordan

Rand al'Thor - the Dragon reborn, the man whose destiny is to save the world and yet, in the saving, destroy it - encounters mo... Read More

The Fires of Heaven
 -by Robert Jordan

In this fifth book of "The Wheel of Time", legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that ga... Read More

Lord of Chaos
 -by Robert Jordan

Rand al'Thor struggles to unite the nations for the last battle, when the Dark One will break free into the world, and to sprin... Read More

A Crown of Swords
 -by Robert Jordan

Elayne, Avindha and Mat come ever closer to the bowl "ter'angreal" that may reverse the world's endless heatwaves and... Read More

The Path of Daggers
 -by Robert Jordan

The Seanchan invasion force is in possession of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve, Elayne and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elayne's rightful t... Read More

Winter's Heart
 -by Robert Jordan

Millions of Robert Jordan fans will rejoice at the release of the ninth book in the phenomenally bestselling series The Wheel o... Read More

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A little about me: I always knew I wanted to work with books somehow, so I studied English at university before working in a bookshop, a literary ag Read More...

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