A Crown of Swords

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A Crown of Swords
Original cover of A Crown of Swords, showing Rand al'Thor standing in Shadar Logoth
AuthorRobert Jordan
Cover artistDarrell K. Sweet
Tyler Jacobson (2013 Edition)
CountryUnited States
SeriesThe Wheel of Time
Published1996 (Tor Books/U.S. and Orbit/UK)
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Pages881 (U.S. paperback edition) &
720 (U.S. hardback edition)
ISBN0-312-85767-5 (US hardback edition)
813/.54 20
LC ClassPS3560.O7617 C76 1996
Preceded byLord of Chaos 
Followed byThe Path of Daggers 
A Crown of Swords was the first Wheel of Time book for which the cover of the first paperback edition, shown here, did not use the same art as the hardcover edition.

A Crown of Swords is a fantasy novel by American author Robert Jordan, the seventh book of The Wheel of Time. It was published by Tor Books and released on May 15, 1996. A Crown of Swords consists of a prologue and 41 chapters.

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A Crown of Swords has three primary plotlines:

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