Wheel of Time Book 9: Winter’s Heart

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WintersHeartCoverWhen I reviewed the eighth book of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time, I commented that most of the interesting stuff happens in the first 25% of the book. With the ninth book, Winter’s Heart, it’s instead the last 25% of the book that winds up being interesting. Things start off slowly, which is an increasingly frequent problem as the series drags on. There’s a lot of setup, and much of it is setup for events which don’t pay off in the same novel. On the extreme end of things, this novel starts off with a scene showing some characters in the White Tower, dealing with a plot line that has had all of about three chapters in the past three novels — and is no closer to conclusion than it was before.

I’ve been taking notes as I go along these reviews… initially this was just to…

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