Towers of Midnight Review: Turning to face the end of the world

By James Huggins on

Long-time readers know to expect political intrigue, clashing ideologies and heroes facing simultaneous supernatural crises from Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series. As the series progressed, however, I found the quality of the books declining sharply. Well-written characters became insufferable as they languished in meandering arcs, fascinating politics became an insoluble morass, and the setting …