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The Fires of Heaven (Wheel of Time Series #5)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Freud would have a field day...

Great story telling, rich characters,.. but I'm convinced that Jordan has some HUGE issues: do all of his female characters have to be harping witches? Are we to believe that the male characters are effecting changes in the world that will rock it to its very foundati...
Great story telling, rich characters,.. but I'm convinced that Jordan has some HUGE issues: do all of his female characters have to be harping witches? Are we to believe that the male characters are effecting changes in the world that will rock it to its very foundation, yet they can't tell these women to get off their backs? The rare (and I mean RARE) women in these books that are straight-shooters always seem to get the shaft.

posted by Anonymous on November 21, 2003

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8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Worst book in the series so far.

I am a huge Robert Jordan fan but this book was not very good for one reason alone, the focus on the female characters relationships. If you buy this book be ready for a heavy handed dose of female melodrama. This book definitely has it bright spots but they are almost ...
I am a huge Robert Jordan fan but this book was not very good for one reason alone, the focus on the female characters relationships. If you buy this book be ready for a heavy handed dose of female melodrama. This book definitely has it bright spots but they are almost always eclipsed by the female characters constant back and forth banter. If you buy this book you would be better served skip large portions of the book when ever Egwene or any other of the female characters goes on a rant.

posted by DimLee on June 20, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2005

    Book #5 - Just about killed me!

    Okay, while I loved the first four books this #5 almost made me quit. It took a lot to drag myself through every boring page. Jordan seemed to set up a countless number of scenarios and resolve none of them. There are now too many different plots going on and I am beginning not to care about any of the characters involved.I have lost interest in this series.

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