Brand: Del Rey Books

Product Code: 9780345484154

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Brief Description:
Demons and other minions of the dark roam the ravaged landscape of the former United States while a small band of survivors journeys northward toward a safe haven, led by a boy named Hawk, the legendary gypsy morph.


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.


Marc Notes:
Originally published: c2008.;Demons and other minions of the dark roam the ravaged landscape of the former United States while a small band of survivors journeys northward toward a safe haven, led by a boy named Hawk, the legendary gypsy morph.


Review Quotes:
Praise for Terry Brooks

"A great storyteller, Terry Brooks creates rich epics filled with mystery, magic, and memorable characters. If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy."
-Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon and Brisingr

"Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world."
-Philip Pullman, author of The Golden Compass

The Elves of Cintra

"Hair-raising . . . [a] fascinating group of characters tackling harrowing and inspiring life and death issues."
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Plenty of thrills."
-Entertainment Weekly


Publisher Marketing:
Terry Brooks won instant acclaim with his phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Sword of Shannara. Its sequels earned Brooks legendary status. Then his darkly enthralling The Word and the Void trilogy revealed new depths and vistas to his mastery of epic fantasy. Armageddon's Children and The Elves of Cintra took Brooks's remarkable mythos to a breathtaking new level by delving deep into the history of Shannara. And now, The Gypsy Morph rounds out-with an adventure of unforgettably imaginative scope-the first phase of a new chapter in this classic series.

Eighty years into the future, the United States is a no-man's-land: its landscape blighted by chemical warfare, pollution, and plague; its government collapsed; its citizens adrift, desperate, fighting to stay alive. In fortified compounds, survivors hold the line against wandering predators, rogue militias, and hideous mutations spawned from the toxic environment, while against them all stands an enemy neither mortal nor merciful: demons and their minions bent on slaughtering and subjugating the last of humankind.

But from around the country, allies of good unite to challenge the rampaging evil. Logan Tom, wielding the magic staff of a Knight of the Word, has a promise to keep-protecting the world's only hope of salvation-and a score to settle with the demon that massacred his family. Angel Perez, Logan's fellow Knight, has risked her life to aid the elvish race, whose peaceful, hidden realm is marked for extermination by the forces of the Void. Kirisin Belloruus, a young elf entrusted with an ancient magic, must deliver his entire civilization from a monstrous army. And Hawk, the rootless boy who is nothing less than destiny's instrument, must lead the last of humanity to a latter-day promised land before the final darkness falls.

The Gypsy Morph is an epic saga of a world in flux as the mortal realm yields to a magical one; as the champions of the Word and the Void clash for the last time to decide what will be and what must cease; and as, from the remnants of a doomed age, something altogether extraordinary rises.


Review Citations:
  • Audio File 12/01/2008 pg. 65 (EAN 9781423322740, Compact Disc) - *Starred Review
  • Booklist 06/01/2008 pg. 6 (EAN 9780345484147, Hardcover)
  • Romantic Times 09/01/2008 pg. 72 (EAN 9780345484147, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 08/15/2008 pg. 74 (EAN 9780345484147, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2008 pg. 346 (EAN 9780345484147, Hardcover)
  • Publishers Weekly Best Books 03/23/2009 pg. 20 (EAN 9780345484147, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Senior High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780345484147, Hardcover)