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The Hunt Begins (The Great Hunt, #1) (Ajan pyörä #3)

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The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. Now the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages, is found ... and stolen.
Paperback, 368 pages
Published June 24th 2004 by ATOM (first published 1990)
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Sotiris Karaiskos
Όπως προείπα το πρώτο βιβλίο ξεκινά με ιδανικό τρόπο τη σειρά, πιστεύω όμως ότι με αυτό το δεύτερο βιβλίο όλα παίρνουν το δρόμο τους και η ιστορία γίνεται εξαιρετικά συναρπαστική, σε σημείο δύσκολα να αφήνεις το διάβασμα. Τι αλλάζει; Καταρχάς τα πράγματα σοβαρεύουν καθώς το κακό που αντιμετωπίζουν οι ήρωες μας αποκαλύπτεται σε όλη του την έκταση. Τα δαιμονικά πλάσματα από το βορρά επιδίδονται σε πράξεις ανείπωτης βαρβαρότητας, οι απάνθρωποι εισβολείς από τη δύση προσπαθούν να επιβάλουν ένα σκληρ ...more
Dec 25, 2016 Vichy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Τι άλλο να βάλεις σε ένα βιβλίο που σε καθηλώνει μέχρι το τέλος; (ανυπομονείς δε, να διαβάσεις τη συνέχεια...) Κατατοπιστικός χάρτης Χάρτης
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An Odd1
Jul 06, 2012 An Odd1 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
1* undoubtedly better if series read in order complete. I thought I read "Wheel of Time" long ago, remembered very long, but this mid-series episode feels like an endless meandering conversation caught without beginning or end, soap opera with odd spellings of ooga-booga scary words. In the Prologue, "the man who called himself Bors" (and no other less tedious name) cringes, slumping to appear shorter and less assertive in front of sycophants nodding and arguing with, then overcome by, unheard i ...more
Feb 17, 2017 Anders rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: red-2017
Mycket bra serie, en 4a för boken, men serien i sin helhet är bättre än böckerna var för sig.
Alberto Rodríguez
Estoy decidido a continuar la saga de La Rueda del Tiempo, que abandoné hace unos años en el libro 4 (La batalla de Falme). Me descargué la versión gratuita del quinto para echarle una ojeada y... ¡descubrí que no me acordaba de casi nada! Así que he retomado el 3 y el 4 de la estantería y los estoy volviendo a leer. Me gustó, aunque dejé la colección porque la narrativa se volvió más errática y descuidada, sobre todo en el quinto. Sin embargo, como me ocurrió con Los jardines de la Luna, la tra ...more
Dec 04, 2011 Known rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The writing is good. I could have enjoyed the book more if we didn't keep meeting new characters whose only function seemed to be color. The story dragged on a bit, as a result. Unfortunately, you have to read the earlier books to appreciate this book.

Who rates the appropriate ages of the readers!?! This book is NOT suitable for age "ten and up". Maybe if you are looking at the vocabulary, only? You might argue that a ten-year-old could read and understand the words. It's a stretch.

Even if you d
Fredrick Danysh
Jun 01, 2015 Fredrick Danysh rated it liked it
The Wheel is turning andFalse Dragons are coming forth. The Real Dragon tries to remain hidden from mankind. When two old time artifacts are stolen, Rand al'Thor joins the hunt to return them along with two companions. They must struggle against all sorts of magic and evil lifeforms. The book is an early part of a much longer series.
Jan 11, 2007 tom added it
Recommends it for: d and d fans.
I liked this one and its essential to read if you want to get through the series. It has its ups and downs. I loved book one and three but this one I just liked. Again Jordans detail is incredible however that is possibly where he started to drag this book down at parts.
Apr 09, 2013 Dustin rated it it was amazing
Read the reviews for the Great Hunt. This is only the first part!
Irl Newham
Mar 15, 2014 Irl Newham rated it really liked it
Very interesting story if very wordy. I am not sure if it is necessary to read every thought of many of the characters.
Mar 11, 2015 Raychel rated it really liked it
The story is interesting, but (like Tolkien) it's a little too wordy & takes too long to get to the point.
Sep 19, 2015 Elrond24 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Al principio pensé que era un libro de transición, pero no. El autor metió unos cuantos giros que me dejaron loco. ¡Con ganas de empezar el cuarto!
Louella Ash
May 14, 2016 Louella Ash rated it really liked it
I had a lot of fun reading this book. It had been a long time since I had read a fantasy book. It was a challenge for me to keep all the people and creatures straight.
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

Robert Jordan was the pen name of James Oliver Rigney, Jr., under which he was best known as the author of the bestselling The Wheel of Time fantasy series. He also wrote under the names Reagan O'Neal and Jackson O'Reilly.

Jordan was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He served two tours in Vietnam (from 1968 to
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