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The Black Elfstone: Book One of the Fall of Shannara

The Black Elfstone: Book One of the Fall of Shannara

‘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.

‘Terry’s place is at the head of the fantasy world’ Phillip 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

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

‘A master of the craft . . . required reading’ Brent Weeks
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 15th June 2017

Price: £20

ISBN-13: 9780356510149

Reviews

I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara
Peter V. Brett
Fantastic . . . one of the best books in this saga
SFREVU
Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world
Philip Pulman
A strong opening book . . . The Four Lands face a new threat
FANTASY BOOK REVIEW
If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy
Christopher Paolini
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
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
A master of the craft . . . required reading
Brent Weeks