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The Black Elfstone: Book One of the Fall of Shannara

By Terry Brooks

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Through twenty-eight novels written over the course of forty years, Terry Brooks's Shannara series has entranced millions of readers around the world. Now, with The Black Elfstone - the first book in the Fall of Shannara - Terry begins to bring his epic vision to a grand conclusion

'TERRY'S PLACE IS AT THE HEAD OF THE FANTASY WORLD' Philip Pullman

The first book of the triumphant four-part conclusion to the Shannara series, from one of the all-time masters of fantasy.

The age of peace that has reigned across the Four Lands is now at an end. An army of invaders, wielding a terrible new magic, is cutting a bloody swathe across the far north . . .

The fate of the world now rests on the shoulders of an exiled druid, a conflicted warrior and a young woman struggling to master a powerful magic. As the conflict grows, they will face dangerous adversaries and deadly challenges - and the consequences of their actions will determine the future of the Four Lands.

Through twenty-eight novels written over the course of forty years, Terry Brooks's Shannara series has entranced millions of readers around the world. Now, with The Black Elfstone - the first book in the Fall of Shannara - Terry begins to bring his epic vision to a grand conclusion.

'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

'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett

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

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 and Bloodfire Quest; 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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Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world — Philip Pulman
Fantastic . . . one of the best books in this saga — SFREVU
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
If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy — Christopher Paolini
A strong opening book . . . The Four Lands face a new threat — FANTASY BOOK REVIEW
Brooks' Shannara series is a grand example of the best of the best in the genre . . . The design of the Shannara books spreads the story line across centuries, yet also makes it easy for new readers to jump in at any point — ASSOCIATED PRESS
Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world
Fantastic . . . one of the best books in this saga
A master of the craft . . . required reading
I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years
I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara
If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy
A strong opening book . . . The Four Lands face a new threat
Brooks' Shannara series is a grand example of the best of the best in the genre . . . The design of the Shannara books spreads the story line across centuries, yet also makes it easy for new readers to jump in at any point
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