I fuochi del cielo (La Ruota del Tempo, #5)
Publish date: November 2004
Pages no: 992
Edition language: Italian
Series: Wheel of Time (#5)
Less enjoyable than the previous installment, though still exciting. Rand's development is interesting to watch unfold. I believe that the slow development is somewhat realistic as he comes to grips with his power and responsibility. Mat's story line seems a little repetitive at this point. He's wan...
It's exactly as horrible as I remember it being (surprise surprise, I got at least this far on my first try half a lifetime ago), but I'm still going to keep reading. Misogynistic, racist purple prose won't stop me! I think Scarlet O'Hara said that. Oh, no? Dammit.
No Perrin which is a downside, but a lot of the characters are now heading towards situations I remember them in which is good.
I haven't finished this yet. I will, and the whole damned saga too, for that matter. The overarching saga is interesting enough to listen. My issue, and the part that needs wait no more pages to review, is characterisation. I'm fucking tired of this cast. Of the female side, Nynaeve seems the em...
This is probably my favorite Wheel of Time book so far, and I can't place my finger on exactly why. All I know is that this book felt less "long" than the others have, and that I also felt more focused as I listened to it -- my mind didn't wander as much as it usually does, which meant I followed th...