The Great Hunt

Book Two of 'The Wheel of Time'

Wheel of Time (Volume 2 of 14)

Robert Jordan

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The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the age that gave it birth returns again. For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. So many tales about each of th Hunters, and so many Hunters to tell of...Now the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages. And it is stolen.

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The Great Hunt
 
 
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CHAPTER
1
 
The Flame of Tar Valon
 
The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass leaving memories that become legend, then fade to myth, and are long forgot when that Age comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past, a wind rose in the Mountains of Dhoom. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings nor endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was a beginning.
Born among black, knife-edged peaks, where death roamed the high passes yet hid

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Praise for Book One of The Wheel of Time:

"The Eye of the World is the best of its genre."--The Ottawa Citizen

"A powerful novel of wide and complex scope."--Locus

"This looks very like the next major fantasy epic. It has magic and pacing and detail and human involvement, with a certain subtlety of presentation and a grand central vision. Robert Jordan...is a lot of writer!"--Andre Norton

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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®, 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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The Great Hunt
Book Two of 'The Wheel of Time'
Robert Jordan

Hardcover

Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
November 1990
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312851408
ISBN10: 0312851405
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 624 pages
$34.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

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Macmillan Audio
May 2004
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781593974336
ISBN10: 1593974337
Audio Run Time: 27:00
$79.99

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Macmillan Audio
May 2004
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593974565
ISBN10: 1593974566
Audio Run Time: 27:00
$29.99

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Fantasy
October 1991
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812517729
ISBN10: 0812517725
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 736 pages, Includes black-and-white illustrations
$7.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
June 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765334343
ISBN10: 0765334348
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 656 pages
$15.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
December 1990
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812509717
ISBN10: 0812509714
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 624 pages
$15.95

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
November 2009
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429960137
ISBN10: 1429960132
624 pages
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