The Wishsong of Shannara

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Ballantine Books, 1988 - Fiction - 512 pages
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Horror stalked the Four Lands as the Ildatch, ancient source of evil, sent its ghastly Mord Wraiths to destroy Mankind. Only Druid Allanon held the magic power of wishsong that could make plants bloom instantly or turn trees from green to autumn gold. But she, too, was in mortal danger, and Ildatch waited for Brin to fall into his trap....

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User Review  - BooksForDinner - LibraryThing

Just can't do it. Really wanted to at least finish the trilogy, but I can't read a third installment of the same book. Ok, the first book is LOTR, sure. Then the second one is pretty much the same ... Read full review

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User Review  - NicoleSch - LibraryThing

This is by far the best of the Shannara Chronicles. It took me a while to warm up to it. Afterall, Allanon had said that the Mord Wraiths were not as bad as the Warlock Lord of the Sword, who was not ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

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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