The Path of Daggers

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The Path of Daggers
Author Robert Jordan
Cover Artist Darrell K. Sweet
Series The Wheel of Time (#8)
Publication Date 20 October 1998
Pages 604 (U.S. Hardback edition)
ISBN-13 978-0312857691
Preceded by A Crown of Swords
Followed by Winter's Heart

The Path of Daggers is the eighth book in Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series. It was published by Tor Books, US and released on October 20, 1998; it consists of a prologue and 31 chapters.

The audiobook, narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading, is 23 hours and 25 minutes long.


To learn more about the plot of The Path of Daggers, read the following articles:

Chapter Summaries

The volunteers at TarValon.Net have written very extensive summaries of each chapter in the book. Feel free to go through them here:


For a list of all the characters that appear in The Path of Daggers, check:

Other Issues

  • The Bulgarian edition was first released in 2000 by BARD publishing house (ИК "БАРД"), translated by Valerii Russinov (Валерий Русинов). There is no audiobook in Bulgarian.

Titles in Other Languages

  • Bulgarian - Patyat na kinzhala - Пътят на кинжала
  • Norwegian: Dolkenes vei
  • Serbian - Staza bodeža
  • Swedish (issued in two volumes):
    • Knivarnas väg (Path of the Daggers)
    • Järnets tid (Time of the Iron)

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