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Whispers of Prophecy: New Spring Hardcovers

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New Spring hardcover, January 2004 edition from Tor Books. The cover has Moiraine and Borderlanders on horseback.

The Wheel of Time prequel, New Spring, offers a captivating glimpse into the origins of Moiraine Damodred’s mission. You’ll experience the early days of the newly raised Aes Sedai and other beloved characters from the main series like Lan and Siuan.

Their secrets and the beginnnings of an unbreakable bond are the delightful takeaways from a fabulous book. It’s a must-have for any Wheel of Time enthusiast, and the New Spring hardcover editions add a touch of elegance to any fan’s bookshelf. Let’s explore where to find the best deals on this fantastic addition to your fantasy collection.

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Whispers of Prophecy

Robert Jordan’s New Spring invites you to explore the foundations of The Wheel of Time series. You’ll witness the fateful meeting of Moiraine Damodred and al’Lan Mandragoran, a bond forged amidst whispers of prophecy and rising shadows. Discover the secrets that shaped these iconic characters and set the stage for the battles to come.

Beyond the Story: Originally a novella in the Legends anthology put together by Robert Silverberg, Robert Jordan expanded New Spring into a full-length novel, published in hardcover in 2004. It basks in Robert Jordan’s talent for worldbuilding and provides a unique glimpse into The Wheel of Time’s rich lore. This captivating tale was later adapted into a graphic novel, offering a fresh perspective on the story with evocative artwork.

New Spring Teaser Text (French Edition)

Nouveau Printemps, the French edition of New Spring, features the following intriguing teaser text, translated for your enjoyment:

“Twenty years before the events of The Eye of the World, Moiraine is just a young woman who will soon take the tests to become Aes Sedai. But times are troubled. At the foot of the walls of the city of Tar Valon, facing enemy armies, stands an extraordinary defender, a warrior who fights with the heart of a crownless king. The destinies of this magician and this man-at-arms will be intertwined when a child of destiny is born, the one that some augurs designate as the long-awaited savior…”

Here’s where to find the best deals on the New Spring hardcover edition:

Where to Buy New Spring Hardcovers

Let’s look at the best places to start your search, from speedy delivery to rare finds!


Amazon is the go-to for fast and convenient book shopping. They often have new and used copies of the New Spring hardcover in stock, usually with speedy delivery options.

2004 Hardcover Edition from Tor Books

Immerse yourself in Moiraine’s early adventures with this classic edition! The iconic cover by Darrell K. Sweet features a determined Moiraine astride her loyal mare, Arrow, hinting at the journeys to come.

2004 Hardcover Edition from Orbit

Add a touch of elegance to your bookshelf with this striking edition. The dual symbolism of its green background design, resembling both a tower’s interior and a spider’s web, perfectly evokes the power and mystery of the Aes Sedai.


AbeBooks is an online treasure trove for book lovers! Find new and used copies of the New Spring hardcover, including potentially older or collectible editions.

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Biblio is a haven for those seeking unique and older editions. Their focus on independent bookstores often yields fascinating copies of New Spring. If you’re searching for a hardcover with history and character, is the place to start your hunt!

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Blackwell of Oxford is a go-to for book lovers in the UK. They also offer worldwide delivery. Check out the Tor Books edition directly on their website for a quick start. banner is a fantastic way to find the New Spring hardcover and support independent bookstores. They offer a wide selection, and your purchase directly benefits the store of your choice.

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More Ways to Enjoy New Spring

There are more ways to enjoy New Spring! Check out these similar posts covering alternative formats:

New Spring Paperbacks: A Hidden Treasure

New Spring Audiobook: An Epic Tale of Destiny and Darkfriends

New Spring Kindle Edition: Origins, Legends, and Shadow

New Spring Graphic Novel & Comic Books: Crafts of Beauty and Care

I hope this guide helped you find the perfect New Spring hardcover edition. Let me know in the comments if you have any questions or would like recommendations on other Wheel of Time books to explore.

Until next time, may the Light shine on you, my friends!


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