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Del Rey/Ballantine Books, 2005 - Fiction - 357 pages
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Events that began in "Jarka Ruus," Book One of High Druid of Shannara, come swiftly to a head in this second thrilling volume. Alliances are made, trusts are betrayed, and prices are paid in this latest of Brooks's bestselling epics.

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User Review  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

For me, this might have been the best book of the series. Even though it reminded me of Elfstones in places, I still found the characters and the plot to be compelling. If you are a Brooks fan, and like his simple, clear characters and straightforward plots, you'll enjoy this one. Read full review

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User Review  - SonicQuack - LibraryThing

After the Voyage of Jerle Shannara I was left disappointed that Brooks had somehow maintained a formula, but the magic of the company's tale was not as stong as his previous work. With the first book ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including The Genesis of Shannara novels: The Elves of Cintra and Armageddon's Children; The Sword of Shannara; the Voyage of theJerle Shannara trilogy: Ilse Witch, Antrax, and Morgawr; the High Druid of Shannara trilogy: Jarka Ruus, Tanequil, and Straken; the nonfiction book Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life; and the novel based upon the screenplay and story by George Lucas, Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.™ His novels Running with the Demon and A Knight of the Word were selected by the Rocky Mountain News as two of the best science fiction/fantasy novels of the twentieth century. The author was a practicing attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. Visit the world of Shannara online at www.shannara.com and at Terrybrooks.net

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