The Wheel of Time Turns: Robert Jordan's Influences and Enduring Legacy

2020 marks 30 years since the first Wheel of Time book hit shelves, but the series continues to influence epic fantasy.

Robert Jordan influence

Tales as old as time

Subverting the fantasy saga

Robert Jordan
  • Robert Jordan in 2005. Wikimedia Commons via Jeanne Collins.  

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