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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: 14th June 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781405538657

Reviews

Fantastic . . . one of the best books in this saga
SFREVU
I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara
Peter V. Brett
A master of the craft . . . required reading
Brent Weeks
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
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
Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world
Philip Pulman
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