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Praise for Terry Brooks
“Shannara was one of my favorite fictional worlds growing up, and I look forward to many return trips.”—Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia!
“If Tolkien is the grandfather of modern fantasy, Terry Brooks is its favorite uncle.”—Peter V. Brett, author of The Skull Throne
“A great storyteller, Terry Brooks creates rich epics filled with mystery, magic, and memorable characters.”—Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Ancient Evil threatens the Elves: The ancient tree created by long-lost Elven magic, is dying. When Wil Ohmsford is summoned to guard the Amberle on a perilous quest to gather a new seed for a new tree, he is faced with the Reaper, the most fearsome of all Demons. And Wil is without power to control them....
From the Paperback edition. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
It was good, however the storyline seemed to be rushed. It was my least favorite of the trilogy, Sword of Shannara was the best followed by Wishsong, then this one.Published 19 months ago by Julles
I read Sword and was kinda disappointed. I decided to give its sequel a shot and was pleasantly surprised. Read morePublished on July 7 2004 by Ross Pazzol
I had read his first book and thought good but then I read Elfstones. This book was better and I like and was suprised about the ending not exactly expecting what happened. Read morePublished on July 1 2004 by mpask
Brooks is not an epic writer, at least not that I can see so far. The Sword of Shannara copied dozens of elements from the Lord of the Rings series. Read morePublished on June 16 2004 by Trekkintheplains
I am a big Terry brooks fan. I love his style of writing and his character development. many people say that Terry Brooks is a copy of Tolkien. Which I think is absolutly not true. Read morePublished on June 11 2004 by Michele van Sise
I first read Sword of Shannara and it took some time and some re-reads to be hooked. This book was different. Read morePublished on May 26 2004 by Matthew
Have you ever had to battle against endless hordes of demons and your only hope of surviving belongs to two people over two-hundred miles away who are trying to complete their own... Read morePublished on Jan. 30 2004 by Sparticus
a better second book in the series. The first was convoluted and too wordy. The second is a little predictable at times, but the stakes feel higher and (glory be) it is shorter! Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2004 by Jared Garrett
I read the first book of the Shannara series and was devasted at the time and energy wasted on that drivel. Read morePublished on Dec 4 2003