Brand: Del Rey Books

Product Code: 9780345285546

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Brief Description:
Story of valiant companions, awesome foes, and the ancient mystery of how the Elves survive.


Brief Description:
Ancient evil threatens the elves: the ancient tree created by long-lost Elven magic, is dying. When Wil Ohmsford is summoned to guard the Elven child Amberle on a perilous quest to gather a seed for a new tree, he is faced with the Reaper, the most fearsome of all Demons. And, Wil is without power to control it.


Biographical Note:
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 lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.


Jacket Description/Back:
The magical Ellcrys tree is dying, loosening the spell that bars the Demons from enacting vengeance upon the land. Now Wil Ohmsford must guard the Elven girl Amberle on a perilous quest as she carries one of the Ellcrys' seeds to a mysterious place where it can be quickened into a powerful new force. But dark on their trail comes the Reaper, most fearsome of all Demons, aiming to crush their mission at any cost.

Thus continues the enthralling Shannara epic, a spellbinding tale of adventure, magic, and myth...



Jacket Description/Flap:
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....


Marc Notes:
A Del Rey book.;Original copyright 1982.;Sequel to: The sword of Shannara.;Ancient evil threatens the elves: the ancient tree created by long-lost Elven magic, is dying. When Wil Ohmsford is summoned to guard the Elven child Amberle on a perilous quest to gather a seed for a new tree, he is faced with the Reaper, the most fearsome of all Demons. And Wil is without power to control it ....;12-up.


Review Quotes:
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


Series Notes (from Jackets):
THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA is the second volume of the classic series that has become one of the most popular fantasy tales of all time


Publisher Marketing:
ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR FANTASY TALES OF ALL TIME. NOW AN EPIC TV SERIES.

Thousands of years after the destruction of the age of man an d science, new races and magic now rule the world, but an imminent danger threatens. A horde of evil Demons is beginning to escape and bring death upon the land. Only Wil Ohmsford, the last of the Shannara bloodline, has the power to guard the Elven Princess Amberle on a perilous quest to the save the world, while the leader of the Demon force aims to stop their mission at any cost.

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