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The High Druid's Blade

The Defenders of Shannara

By Terry Brooks

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From New York Times bestselling fantasy author Terry Brooks comes the first stand-alone novel in his legendary Shannara series in almost twenty years - the perfect place for new readers to begin

***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD***

THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES IS NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES

'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' Philip Pullman


SECRETS REVEALED. POWERS UNLEASHED. A LEGEND IN THE MAKING . . .

It is said that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once waged war with magical weapons. But those heroes are long gone now, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon's fireplace.

Little does Paxon know though, that extraordinary circumstances are about to overturn his simple world . . . and rewrite his destiny.


Praise for Terry Brooks:

'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks

'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind

'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man

'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon


The Defenders of Shannara:

THE HIGH DRUID'S BLADE
THE DARKLING CHILD
THE SORCERER'S DAUGHTER

Biographical Notes

Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Dark Legacy of Shannara adventures Wards of Faerie, Bloodfire Quest and Witch Wraith; the Legends of Shannara novels Bearers of the Black Staff and The Measure of the Magic; the Genesis of Shannara trilogy Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra and The Gypsy Morph; and The Sword of Shannara. The author was a practising attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • ISBN: 9780356502182
  • Publication date: 28 Apr 2015
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Orbit
Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world — Philip Pullman
I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years — Patrick Rothfuss, author of THE NAME OF THE WIND
I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara — Peter V. Brett, author of THE PAINTED MAN
If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy — Christopher Paolini, author of ERAGON
High adventure, lots of action, and appealing [characters] . . . a good place for new readers to jump into the author's world — LIBRARY JOURNAL on HIGH DRUID'S BLADE
Terry Brooks is a grandmaster of the fantasy genre, and his latest will both captivate and surprise readers. . . . It's truly magical — ASSOCIATED PRESS on HIGH DRUID'S BLADE
Brooks once again gifts readers with a breathless adventure in this new Shannara trilogy, the Defenders of Shannara. The action begins in the first chapter and doesn't end until the last page — RT BOOK REVIEWS on HIGH DRUID'S BLADE
If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy — Christopher Paolini, bestselling author of ERAGON and BRISINGR
Terry Brooks is a master of the craft and a trailblazer . . . Required reading — Brent Weeks, bestselling author of the Night Angel trilogy
Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world — Philip Pullman, author of NORTHERN LIGHTS
I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years — Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of THE NAME OF THE WIND
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