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

804 pages | first published 1990

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When their village is attacked by terrifying creatures, Rand al'Thor and his friends are forced to flee for their lives. An ancient evil is stirring, and its servants are scouring the land for the Dragon Reborn - the prophesised hero who can deliv...
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Summary of 16368 reviews

Moods

adventurous 99%
mysterious 43%
dark 40%
tense 33%
challenging 17%
emotional 13%
hopeful 10%
funny 6%
inspiring 6%
lighthearted 3%
reflective 3%
relaxing 2%
sad 2%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 40%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 36% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 49% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.97

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