Robert Jordan Biography

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Writing under several pseudonyms, James Oliver Rigney, Jr. is a prolific author of genre fiction. As Robert Jordan, he is the author of the popular fantasy series "The Wheel of Time," which he began in 1990 with his novel The Eye of the World. Using the Jordan pseudonym, he has also written a number of highly praised sword and sorcery novels that feature the heroic protagonist Conan the Barbarian, a muscle-bound free agent who roams a fantastic kingdom full of strange creatures and evildoers outfitted with magical powers in search of wealth and adventure. Originally created in the 1930s by Texas author Robert E. Howard (1906-1936), Conan is confronted with a number of seemingly impossible tasks in Jordan's continuation of this action-packed he-man saga.

Included among Jordan's "Conan" novels are Conan the Invincible, Conan the Triumphant, and Conan the Unconquered, all of which feature a bevy of beautiful women...

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