Review of 'Crossroads of Twilight'

Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan
10th book in the 'Wheel of Time' series

Book 10 find things getting more and more complicated in The Wheel of Time. Rand seems to have successfully healed the taint in saidin with a beacon visible by all across the land. Elayne has problems of her own with her continuing struggles to claim her rightful place on the Lion Throne of Andor in Caemlyn. Egwene, having brought her faction of Aes Sedai to just outside of Tar Valon are content to sit and wait for further developments, but could negotiation work? Perrin is continuing his pursuit of his kidnapped wife only to find the Shaido have her in a vast encampment impossible to attack. Mat continues his escape from the Seachan-held Ebou Dar with his wife-to-be, Tuon, the erst-while Daughter of the Nine Moons (of Seachan). The politics take centre stage in this latest outing of the Wheel of Time with action playing a much lesser role (though personal violence seems to be appearing…). Intricate storylines with a multitude of characters make the story often a bit difficult to follow (at least for this humble reviewer) but, nonetheless, interesting. Those hoping this will be the last of the series should think again…The story seems to be just getting started…

Rating: “Nearly perfect, but not quite”

Review Date: 2004-10-03

Genre: Fantasy

Publication Date: 2003

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