The Hunt Begins (The Great Hunt, #1)

The Hunt Begins (The Great Hunt, #1)

Robert Jordan / Sep 27, 2020
The Hunt Begins The Great Hunt The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go leaving memories that become legend For centuries gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn Now the Horn of Valere long thought only lege
  • Title: The Hunt Begins (The Great Hunt, #1)
  • Author: Robert Jordan
  • ISBN: 9781904233534
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn Now the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages, is found and stolen.
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      • Robert Jordan

        Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name.Robert Jordan was the pen name of James Oliver Rigney, Jr under which he was best known as the author of the bestselling The Wheel of Time fantasy series He also wrote under the names Reagan O Neal and Jackson O Reilly.Jordan was born in Charleston, South Carolina He served two tours in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970 with the United States Army as a helicopter gunner He was awarded 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 After returning from Vietnam he attended The Citadel where he received an undergraduate degree in physics After graduating he was employed by the United States Navy as a nuclear engineer He began writing in 1977 He was a history buff and enjoyed hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting He described himself as a High Church Episcopalian and received communion than once a week He lived with his wife Harriet McDougal, who works as a book editor currently with Tor Books she was also Jordan s editor in a house built in 1797 Responding to queries on the similarity of some of the concepts in his Wheel of Time books with Freemasonry concepts, Jordan admitted that he was a Freemason However, like his father and grandfather, he preferred not to advertise, possibly because of the negative propaganda against Freemasonry In his own words, no man in this country should feel in danger because of his beliefs On March 23, 2006, Jordan disclosed in a statement that he had been diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis, and that with treatment, his median life expectancy was four years, though he said he intended to beat the statistics He later posted on his Dragonmount blog to encourage his fans not to worry about him and that he intended to have a long and fully creative life.He began chemotherapy treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in early April 2006 Jordan was enrolled in a study using the drug Revlimid just approved for multiple myeloma but not yet tested on primary amyloidosis.Jordan died at approximately 2 45 p.m EDT on September 16, 2007, and a funeral service was held for him on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 Jordan was cremated and his ashes buried in the churchyard of St James Church in Goose Creek, outside Charleston.


    1. 1 undoubtedly better if series read in order complete I thought I read Wheel of Time long ago, remembered very long, but this mid series episode feels like an endless meandering conversation caught without beginning or end, soap opera with odd spellings of ooga booga scary words In the Prologue, the man who called himself Bors and no other less tedious name cringes, slumping to appear shorter and less assertive in front of sycophants nodding and arguing with, then overcome by, unheard instructio [...]

    2. The writing is good I could have enjoyed the book if we didn t keep meeting new characters whose only function seemed to be color The story dragged on a bit, as a result Unfortunately, you have to read the earlier books to appreciate this book.Who rates the appropriate ages of the readers This book is NOT suitable for age ten and up Maybe if you are looking at the vocabulary, only You might argue that a ten year old could read and understand the words It s a stretch.Even if you don t mind ten y [...]

    3. The Wheel is turning andFalse Dragons are coming forth The Real Dragon tries to remain hidden from mankind When two old time artifacts are stolen, Rand al Thor joins the hunt to return them along with two companions They must struggle against all sorts of magic and evil lifeforms The book is an early part of a much longer series.

    4. I liked this one and its essential to read if you want to get through the series It has its ups and downs I loved book one and three but this one I just liked Again Jordans detail is incredible however that is possibly where he started to drag this book down at parts.

    5. Very interesting story if very wordy I am not sure if it is necessary to read every thought of many of the characters.

    6. Al principio pens que era un libro de transici n, pero no El autor meti unos cuantos giros que me dejaron loco Con ganas de empezar el cuarto

    7. I had a lot of fun reading this book It had been a long time since I had read a fantasy book It was a challenge for me to keep all the people and creatures straight.

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