S. Bond

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The Gathering Storm (The Wheel of Time) by Robert Jordan
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5.0 out of 5 stars Warning: Spoilers, 27 Dec 2010
I should start by saying I'm fairly new to the WoT-verse, and only started reading the series earlier this year.

Unlike many, I did not consider stopping at books 9/10 - the pace indeed slowed, but I never disliked the books and enjoyed reading them.

The Gathering Storm is something entirely different, however. I read this in less than 48 hours over Christmas and Boxing Day (sleeping very little...) and was struck that this book isn't just good - it's damned good by WoT standards. And boy, are they high standards.

Enough has been said about the differences in styles between RJ and BS, so I won't go into detail. I will say that BS clearly tried his best to… Read more

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