Brand: Del Rey Books

Product Code: 9780345314253

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Brief Description:
An epic fantasy of gnomes, trolls, dwarfs and elves in which a simple man, Shea Ohmsford, is pitted against the greatest power of evil the world has ever known.


Brief Description:
Originally published: New York: Random House, c1977.


Brief Description:
The evil Warlock Lord is planning destruction and the only thing that can stop him is the legendary Sword of Shannara wielded by the half-elfin Shea Ohmsford, the last of the Shannara bloodline.


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:
Long ago, the wars of the ancient Evil ruined the world. In peaceful Shady Vale, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford knows little of such troubles. But the supposedly dead Warlock.

Lord is plotting to destroy everything in his wake.

The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness is the Sword of Shannara, which can be used only by a true heir of Shannara. On Shea, last of the bloodline, rests the hope of all the races.

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



Jacket Description/Flap:
Living in peaceful Shady Vale, Shea Ohmsford knew little of the troubles that plagued the rest of the world. Then the giant, forbidding Allanon revaled that the supposedly dead Warlock Lord was plotting to destory the world. The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness was the Sword of Shannara, which could only be used by a true heir of Shannara--Shea being the last of the bloodline, upon whom all hope rested. Soon a Skull Bearer, dread minion of Evil, flew into the Vale, seeking to destroy Shea. To save the Vale, Shea fled, drawing the Skull Bearer after him....


Marc Notes:
A Del Rey book.;Originally published: New York: Random House, c1977.;The evil Warlock Lord is planning destruction and the only thing that can stop him is the legendary Sword of Shannara wielded by the half-elfin Shea Ohmsford, the last of the Shannara bloodline.


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


Publisher Marketing:
The Sword of Shannara is the first volume of the classic series that has becomeone of the most popular fantasy tales of all time.

Long ago, the wars of the ancient Evil ruined the world. In peaceful Shady Vale, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford knows little of such troubles. But the supposedly dead Warlock Lord is plotting to destroy everything in his wake.The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness is the Sword of Shannara, which can be used only by a trueheir of Shannara. On Shea, last of the bloodline, rests the hope of all the races.

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


Review Citations:
  • Wilson Senior High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780345314253, Mass Market Paperbound)
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780394413334, Hardcover)