The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

The Eye of the World

The Wheel of Time #1

Robert Jordan

fiction fantasy adventurous dark slow-paced

814 pages | first published 1990

Description

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. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themse...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
mysterious 39%
dark 34%
tense 32%
challenging 16%
emotional 10%
hopeful 9%
funny 6%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 3%
reflective 1%
sad 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 43%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 33% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 14% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.91