8784RE: [Fantasy_Books] Re: What should I read?!?
- Apr 2, 2005On 2 Apr 2005 at 19:53, Jane Gray wrote:
>There are currently 10 books in the series, with the 11th allegedly being published later
> I read the first six in as many months, as was enjoying them. But had to
> wait for book seven to be published. That was my downfall. I was just unable
> to pick up the multipe story threads. Jordan avoids the annoying habit of
> continually recovering back story. Annoying that is when you are reading a
> series all in one go, but rather useful when picking one up after a break.
> How many books are there in the series now?
> And is it finished yet?There's a line in Robert Jordan's biography in the back of some of the books that says
he "intends to keep writing until they nail shut his coffin." I have a horrible suspicion that
when that happens he'll still desperately be trying to finish the Wheel of Time.
"no" is the shorter answer to your question.
> Not sureI'd probably advise waiting until the series is finished (if ever) since the recent books
> I can afford the time it would take to reread the first six and can on with
> the series to the end.
have rarely advanced the plot much.
> But I did enjoy the first six that I did read.I have to admit I do still enjoy the Wheel Of Time books, but I've got a bit exasparated at
the glacial rate of progress in the story.
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