Magic Kingdom for Sale--sold!

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Ballantine Books, 1987 - Fiction - 373 pages
436 Reviews
After Ben Holiday purchased Landover, he discovered the magic kingdom had some problems. The Barons refused to recognize a king and the peasants were without hope. To make matters worse, Ben learned that he had to duel to the death with the Iron Mask, the terrible lord of the demons--a duel which no human could hope to win....

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Fun plot like most of Terry Brooks' novels. - Goodreads
The writing style wasn't great and the plot was weak. - Goodreads
A satisfying introduction to the work of Terry Brooks. - Goodreads
The character development is believable. - Goodreads
I am pretty picky about poor writing. - Goodreads
The Ending was the most exciting. - Goodreads

Review: Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold (Magic Kingdom of Landover #1)

User Review  - Nicole Pramik - Goodreads

[Taken from my blog: http://The Story: "Magic Kingdom for Sale Sold!" is a work of high fantasy that's completely separate from Brooks' probably better-known Shannara books. Ben Holiday, the chief ... Read full review

Review: Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold (Magic Kingdom of Landover #1)

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

The premise of this book is fascinating but the story felt like it didn't reach the full potential of the idea. I mostly remember the characters for their physical appearances, not their personalities ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

Terry Brooks was born in Sterling, Illinois on January 8, 1944. He received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Hamilton College and a graduate degree from the School of Law at Washington and Lee University. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a practicing attorney for many years. His first book The Sword of Shannara (1977) was the first work of fiction to appear on the New York Times Trade Paperback Bestseller List. His other works include the Word and Void trilogy, The Heritage of Shannara series, Magic Kingdom of Landover series, The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara series, High Druid of Shannara series, Genesis of Shannara series, and the novelization to Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

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