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This was an extremely satisfactory final installment to a 14-book series. The writing is superb. Brandon Sanderson is a better user of the written language than Robert Jordan ever was, but this is surely almost entirely Jordan's plot scheme. Thank you to both of these excellent authors for this final book and for the series. I have spent many, many hours reading The Wheel of Time.
When Egwene finally takes out the enemy channellers.
The sealing up of the Lord of Chaos.
Both. There were some character deaths that made this very difficult at times.
If you haven't read any of Sanderson's own books, I highly recommend them.
The final scene.
It all comes down to this.
I ended up pirating this book even after i bought it from Audible. Their DRM is horrible and I couldn't use the book on my mobile.
The enthralling and at the last fast pacing story takes this powerful series to a worthy conclusion. Sanderson has found it inside him to blend his own style so perfectly with Jordans that this finish, that comes after so many years, has been worth the wait. And the two wonderful narrators do again a job that is worthy of the book. For me it is a must. I relistened / read the entire series in preparation for this last book and though the end did not surprise me it did something that only very few writers have done over the years. It got me thinking of our own reality and the perception that most people have of it. As a listener i am honored to live in a time where such a tale is woven. Thank you, Robert, thank you, Brandon.
Withouth revealing too much the most memorable moment for me in the book is the creation of the counterspell and the field of crystal. The moment where the Amyrlin Seat is changing history is even more climactic to me then the wonderful end where... Well, you'll just have to listen, won't you?
Just wonderful. A perfect job.
Oh gosh yes. I mean, i hat to sleep and work in between, but every minute i could i kept listening,
A fitting close to such a wonderful series!!!
I like too many characters to just choose one.
The really add life to the characters.
So sad that this series is over.
It was the closure that fans have been waiting for. I have been emotionally committed to this series basically since I was able to read. I found a teaser of The Eye of the World that was packaged with one of my brothers books about 3 months before the book was released, I was 8, it was about 150 pages. I read it, hated it, then read it again four or five years later. I went right out and bought the full book. I never put down The Wheel of Time again. I have read all of these books SEVERAL times, including the entire series (excluding this book of course) in 2012 alone. Needless to say, I have been waiting for this.
This took some getting used to. I had never listened to one of the Wheel of Time books previously, and things were pronounced a little different than what I had imagined. Putting voices to characters that had always had their own voice in my head was new, but by about a fourth of the way through I thought they were great. I only subtract one star because those first ten hours or so took some getting used to.
The end. I cried. I can't believe this series is over. I have been involved with them for longer than I have known my wife! Knowing that there will not be another book in this series leaves me feeling saddened.That said, you must read the book. It is well written and I think Jordan purists would agree that Sanderson has done an excellent job on this book.
i love long books for long drives i am a ltd truck driver ( i put then on my ipod then play then over the radio) no head phones will driving
i have been waiting for this book a long time it was worth the wait
its the same, just easier to read on the go
as far as how epic the book is, the only other comparable book is book 6 of the same series. well, maybe book 3 of the dark elf trilogy by R. A. Salvatore.
Paran literally running Hunter down through the dream and in the real world at the same time. i imagined this whole scene in slow motion in my head, probably some of the most powerful imagery of the whole series.
both, many many times. toward the end, i actually had to steel myself after swans death, i knew that there would be a lot of people that ive grown to love that were going to die, but it was still hard.
i didnt want to see it end, and most endings of other books and series' leave you disappointed and sometimes angry. but robert jordan and brandon sanderson did the most complete job of ending the series without leaving me either. the end wasnt so long that it seemed to drag on, nor was it so brief that you feel robbed for the buildup. it answered the questions regarding what will happen in the here and now, but left the questions of the future right where they belong, unknown. im personally thankful that they didnt attempt to answer the questions about the future of the Aiel, or how Rand and Moridin ended up in opposite bodies. All in all, perfect end to best fantasy fiction out there.
Memory Of Light was great! The ending of this great series brought every thing together. It was surprising, fast paced and moving! Robert Jordan did a great job starting and Brandon Sanderson did a great job at ending this epic series!
The way Brandon tied all of the different story lines together and concluded the story with a return to how the "Wheel Weaves as the Wheel Will" and that it is an ongoing, never ending round was amazing.
Their approach to the characters was great and changing between the two presented a different perspective on the same events.
This was my introduction to the Wheel of Time series and it's good enough that I will be backtracking and very likely will enjoy a 2nd listen sometime in the near future.