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The Darkling Child by Terry Brooks
  

The Darkling Child

Part of the The Defenders of Shannara Series
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From New York Times bestselling fantasy author Terry Brooks comes the second stand-alone novel in his legendary Shannara series - a perfect place for new readers to begin.

If you like Terry Brooks you might also like to read books by David Gemmell, Terry Goodkind and Tad Williams.

Synopsis

The Darkling Child by Terry Brooks

After taking up his enchanted sword against the dark sorcerer Arcannen, Paxon Leah has become the sworn protector of the Druid order. Now a critical hour is at hand, as duty summons him ...In a distant corner of the Four Lands, the magic of the wishsong has been detected. Paxon must accompany a Druid emissary to find its source - and ensure that the formidable power is not wielded by the wrong hands. In a fearsome clash between mortal might and black magic, it is up to Paxon, as the High Druid's Blade, to defend the people of the Four Lands against a perfidious evil.

Reviews

'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


About the Author

Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks first novel, THE SWORD OF SHANNARA, began the post-Tolkien huge boom in epic fantasy in 1977. It was a NEW YORK TIMES bestseller for five months. Since then he has written seven more SHANNARA novels, five MAGIC KINGDOM light fantasies and the KNIGHT OF THE WORD dark fantasies series. Terry Brooks divides his time between Seattle and Hawaii with his wife, Judine.

Photograph © Judine Brooks

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Book Info

Publication date

9th June 2015

Author

Terry Brooks

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www.terrybrooks.net/

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Publisher

Orbit an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Hardback
320 pages

Categories

Fantasy
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ISBN

9780356502199

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