Brand: Del Rey Books

Product Code: 9780345523488

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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.

Review Quotes:


"A finely wrought tale of sacrifice, adventure, betrayal, magic, loss, and a world on the precipice."--Brent Weeks, author of The Way of Shadows

"A story that will delight Brooks' legions of fans . . . Here's to many more tales of this incredible world."--SFRevu


"Classic Terry Brooks . . . infused with details of Shannara's legends."--Fantasy Faction

"Foolproof for fantasy lovers." --Library Journal

Publisher Marketing:
Seven years after the conclusion of the High Druid of Shannara trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks at last revisits one of the most popular eras in the legendary epic fantasy series that has spellbound readers for more than three decades.

Tumultuous times are upon the world now known as the Four Lands. Users of magic are in conflict with proponents of science. The dwindling Druid order is threatened with extinction. A sinister politician has used treachery and murder to rise as prime minister of the mighty Federation. Meanwhile, poring through a long-forgotten diary, the young Druid Aphenglow Elessedil has stumbled upon the secret account of an Elven girl's heartbreak and the shocking truth about the vanished Elfstones, which once warded the lands and kept evil at bay. But never has a little knowledge been so very dangerous--as Aphenglow quickly learns when she's set upon by assassins. Yet there can be no turning back from the road to which fate has steered her. Whoever captures the Elfstones and their untold powers will surely hold the advantage in the devastating clash to come.

"I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and reread) over the years. From Shannara to Landover, his work was a huge part of my childhood."--Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind

"Shannara was one of my favorite fictional worlds growing up, and I look forward to many return trips."--Karen Russell, New York Times bestselling author of Swamplandia!

"If Tolkien is the grandfather of modern fantasy, Terry Brooks is its favorite uncle."--Peter V. Brett, New York Times bestselling author of the Demon Cycle series

Review Citations:
  • Publishers Weekly 10/29/2012 (EAN 9780307913647, Compact Disc) - *Starred Review
  • Publishers Weekly 05/07/2012 pg. 35 (EAN 9780345523471, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 07/01/2012 pg. 64 (EAN 9780345523471, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2012 (EAN 9780345523471, Hardcover)
  • Romantic Times 09/01/2012 pg. 64 (EAN 9780345523471, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780345523471, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 04/15/2013 pg. 44 (EAN 9780307913661, Compact Disc)