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The Sword Of Shannara
Terry Brooks

Classification : Sff (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Oct 05, 2006
Imprint : Orbit
Page Extent : 672
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781841495484
Price : 699

About the book

***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD***

THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES IS NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES

Volume one in the classic bestselling series - from one of the all-time masters of fantasy

'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' Philip Pullman

Long ago, the world of the Four Lands was torn apart by the wars of ancient Evil. But in the Vale, the half-human, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford now lives in peace - until the mysterious, forbidding figure of the druid Allanon appears, to reveal that the supposedly long dead Warlock Lord lives again.

Shea must embark upon the elemental quest to find the only weapon powerful enough to keep the creatures of darkness at bay: the fabled Sword of Shannara.


Praise for Terry Brooks:

'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks

'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind

'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man

'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon


The original Shannara trilogy:

THE SWORD OF SHANNARA
THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA (now a major TV series: THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES)
THE WISHSONG OF SHANNARA



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If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat>
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I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara>
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Terry Brooks
Terry Brooks has thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author of more than thirty books most of which have been New York Times bestsellers. He...(+)
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