A Memory of Light

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Orbit, Jan 1, 2013 - Fiction - 909 pages
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'And it came to pass in those days, as it had come before and would come again, that the Dark lay heavy on the land and weighed down the hearts of men, and the green things failed, and hope died.' - Charal Drianaan te Calamon, The Cycle of the Dragon.

In the Field of Merrilor the rulers of the nations gather to join behind Rand al'Thor, or to stop him from his plan to break the seals on the Dark One's prison - which may be a sign of his madness, or the last hope of humankind. Egwene, the Amyrlin Seat, leans toward the former.

In Andor, the Trollocs seize Caemlyn.

In the wolf dream, Perrin Aybara battles Slayer.

Approaching Ebou Dar, Mat Cauthon plans to visit his wife Tuon, now Fortuona, Empress of the Seanchan.

All humanity is in peril - and the outcome will be decided in Shayol Ghul itself. The Wheel is turning, and the Age is coming to its end. The Last Battle will determine the fate of the world. . .

For twenty years The Wheel of Time has enthralled more than forty million readers in over thirty-two languages. A Memory of Light brings this majestic fantasy creation to its richly satisfying conclusion.

Working from notes and partials left by Robert Jordan when he died in 2007, and consulting with Jordan's widow, who edited all of Jordan's books, established fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson has recreated the vision Jordan left behind.

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Pretty good, all in all, a decent ending to the series. - Goodreads
I was worried about a cliche ending. - Goodreads
The writing was good and book was good. - Goodreads
And the prose is all too often out-loud readably bad. - Goodreads
Substantially better than Jordan's glacial pacing. - Goodreads
Excellent story telling. - Goodreads

Review: A Memory of Light (The Wheel of Time #14)

User Review  - Daincrow - Goodreads

Superb ending to a simply brilliant and exquisite series... Glad to have been a part of it Read full review

Review: A Memory of Light (The Wheel of Time #14)

User Review  - Z - Goodreads

Satisfaction. The biggest worry for me when it comes to series that are this epic is that the ending will not be able to live up to the story. This book lives up to its story. Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston. He was a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics, and served two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting. He died in September 2007.

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