Title: The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time #2)
Author: Robert Jordan
Genre: Adult Fantasy
Publication Date: November 15th, 1990
Publisher: Tor Books
“The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.
For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. So many tales about each of th Hunters, and so many Hunters to tell of…Now the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages. And it is stolen.” (Goodreads)
I knew I needed to get back into this series after seeing a lot of others getting back into it or doing a reread. I usually just keep putting it off because they are so long! This time I decided to go with an audiobook instead and it didn’t disappoint. The narration was well done.
The book is told from multiple point-of-views. It was nice to have since the characters aren’t always in the same place and they are dealing with different situations but all under the same plot. There are still characters that I like more than others but that is usually expected. Some new characters were introduced and some didn’t live long, haha. It was hard to feel bad for them since I hadn’t known them for too long.
Since this is a rather long book, there are some duller moments. I do think that the audiobook helped me to stay on track since I could say, “Hey, I am going to listen to 8% today.”, but usually listened to 10% or so. I think I am going to stick to the audiobooks
Overall, it was good but I do think I liked the first more. There seemed to be a lot more going on, but there was some thrilling moments in this one. I could definitely see where some inspiration from Tolkien was taken as well. I will still continue on with this series but not sure when I will start the next book.