The Eye of the World is a high fantasy novel by American writer Robert Jordan, the first book of The Wheel of Time series. It was published by Tor Books and released on 15 January 1990. The unabridged audiobook is read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading. Upon first publication, The Eye of the World consisted of one prologue and 53 chapters, with an additional prologue authored upon re-release.The book was a critical, and commercial success. Critics praised the tone, the themes, and the similarity to Lord of the Rings (although some criticized it for that).
Each hour of audiobook recording requires approximately 15 MB when you play in standard quality. Therefore, an average audiobook lasts 8-10 hours. Be prepared that ten downloaded audiobooks can get 1 GB of internal memory.
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