A Crown of Swords

Book Seven of 'The Wheel of Time'

Wheel of Time (Volume 7 of 14)

Robert Jordan

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The eagerly awaited sequel to Lord of Chaos, The New York Times bestseller that swept the nation like a firestorm.

In this volume, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal that may reverse the world's endless heat wave and restore natural weather. Egwene begins to gather all manner of women who can channel--Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones, and some surprising others. And above all, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, in the shadows of Shadar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey.

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CHAPTER 1
 
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The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth 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 great forest called Braem Wood. 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.
North and east the wind blew as the searing sun rose higher in a cloudless sky, north and east through

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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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A Crown of Swords
Book Seven of 'The Wheel of Time'
Robert Jordan

Hardcover

Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
May 1996
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312857677
ISBN10: 0312857675
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 688 pages
$34.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

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Macmillan Audio
October 2006
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781593979768
ISBN10: 1593979762
Audio Run Time: 31:00
$69.95

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Macmillan Audio
October 2006
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427200044
ISBN10: 1427200041
Audio Run Time: 31:00
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Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Fantasy
November 1997
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812550283
ISBN10: 0812550285
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 896 pages, Includes black-and-white illustrations
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
June 2013
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765336460
ISBN10: 0765336464
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 688 pages
$17.99

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Tor Books
April 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429960571
ISBN10: 1429960574
688 pages
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