Knife of Dreams

Limited Edition - Leather Bound (Wheel of Time)

leather bound, 784 pages

English language

Published Oct. 20, 2005 by Tor Books.

ISBN:
9780765310538

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4 stars (5 reviews)

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3.5 or 3.75 Stars.

This was a weird one. If I’d stopped reading halfway through, I would have given this one star. About midway, though, it suddenly picked up and became a page turner.

The usual cast of characters is here, more or less: Mat and Perrin (and Faile) seem largely wasted, as their chapters consist of page after page after page of strategizing. Nynave and Lan barely appear in this book, which isn’t such a bad thing. Neither do Min or Aviendha, which is. Thom is likewise sidelined, serving largely as a supporting character to Mat.

Elayne has a substantial number of pages devoted to her plight, but for the most part absolutely nothing happens. When something did finally happen, I’m afraid I rolled my eyes in disbelief. Also, I’m reasonably sure that pregnant women aren’t filled with rage every minute of every day but, having never been pregnant, …

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Subjects

  • Science Fiction And Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Fiction - Fantasy
  • Fantasy
  • Fantasy - Epic
  • Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
  • Fantasy - General