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Brooks, Terry

Overview
Works: 663 works in 2,985 publications in 11 languages and 121,305 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Epic fiction  Juvenile works  Novels 
Roles: Author, Cinematographer , Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3552.R6596, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Brooks
Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks( Book )

48 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 4,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a tumultuous period in the Four Lands, young Druid Aphenglow stumbles on a dangerous secret about an Elven girl's heartbreak and the vanished Elfstones. Set seven years after the High Druid series
The sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

69 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in peaceful Shady Vale, Shea Ohmsford knew little of the troubles that plagued the rest of the world. Then the giant, forbidding Allanon revaled that the supposedly dead Warlock Lord was plotting to destory the world. The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness was the Sword of Shannara, which could only be used by a true heir of Shannara--Shea being the last of the bloodline, upon whom all hope rested. Soon a Skull Bearer, dread minion of Evil, flew into the Vale, seeking to destroy
Armageddon's children by Terry Brooks( Book )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 3,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a futuristic world in which civilization is near total collapse, evil forces control the ruins of the former United States, killing and enslaving the survivors, until Logan Tom embarks on a mission to find a child who bears a powerful magic that couldsave the world
The elves of Cintra by Terry Brooks( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a devastated world in which only a few imbued with magical gifts stand against the forces of evil, one hero flees Seattle with a group of orphaned street kids, while another leads a group to the Oregon wilderness to meet the long-hidden Elves of Cintra
The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

72 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grandson of Shea, Wil Ohmsford, searches for Amberle, the Chosen whose gift of Bloodfire is needed to create the Ellcrys tree that protects against demons
The scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prevent the destruction of all life in the Four Lands, Allanon's spirit orders Par Ohmsford, descendant of the fabled Shea, to recover the long-lost Sword of Shannara, Wren to discover the vanished Elves, and Walker Boh to bring back the Druids and their ancient, vanished stronghold of Paranor
The gypsy morph by Terry Brooks( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighty years into the future, the United States is a no-man's-land: its landscape blighted by chemical warfare, pollution, and plague; its government collapsed; its citizens adrift, desperate, fighting to stay alive. In fortified compounds, survivors hold the line against wandering predators, rogue militias, and hideous mutations spawned from the toxic environment, while against them all stands an enemy neither mortal nor merciful: demons and their minions bent on slaughtering and subjugating the last of humankind. But from around the country, allies of good unite to challenge the rampaging evil. Logan Tom, wielding the magic staff of a Knight of the Word, has a promise to keep -- protecting the world's only hope of salvation -- and a score to settle with the demon that massacred his family. Angel Perez, Logan's fellow Knight, has risked her life to aid the elvish race, whose peaceful, hidden realm is marked for extermination by the forces of the Void. Kirisin Belloruus, a young elf entrusted with an ancient magic, must deliver his entire civilization from a monstrous army. And Hawk, the rootless boy who is nothing less than destiny's instrument, must lead the last of humanity to a latter-day promised land before the final darkness falls.--From publisher description
Jarka Ruus : High Druid of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

51 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years have passed since the events told in The Voyage Of The Jerle Shannara trilogy. Grianne Ohmsford, rescued from oblivion by her brother Bek, has renounced her former life as the evil Ilse Witch, and now serves as the head of a new Druid Council. Her purpose is to defend the Four Lands from anarchy and warfare. Such was the destiny foretold for her by the Druid, Walker Boh. But there are those who cannot easily forgive her past actions, and are loathe to follow her leadership. When Grianne's enemies cause her to disappear, only a few loyal friends can help her. The dwarf Tagwen; Grianne's nephew, Pen Ohmsford; and the Elf Prince, Ahren Elessedil, begin a desperate journey to find Grianne and return her to the Druids' keep at Paranor. Their quest is urgent, their way uncertain and perilous, for the darkest of magics have been used to spirit Grianne away. Pen Ohmsford is descended from the line of Jerle Shannara, the first of the Elven Kings, but his own magic seems small and inadequate when measured against that of his aunt's enemies, who will stop at nothing to thwart Pen's efforts to rescue his aunt and restore the nascent Druid Council. And there is another danger. An ancient and deadly power has found its way out into the world. If things are not put to rights, the danger to the Four Kingdoms will be immeasurable
First king of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 2,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fantasy country of Four Lands, good battles evil amid gnomes, warlocks, trolls, dwarfs and elves. The hero is a Druid magician who must find a magic jewel so the elves can defeat the warlocks
The wishsong of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

54 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Bearers of the black staff by Terry Brooks( Book )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Co-existing peacefully for five hundred years after creating their magically protected valley, the surviving members of four non-demon races band together against frightening creatures that are penetrating the shield around their home
Ilse witch by Terry Brooks( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cryptic map from a failed voyage leads to a race between Walker Boh, the last of the Druids, and the powerful and twisted Ilse Witch. The prize is an ancient magic more powerful than any other in the world
Morgawr by Terry Brooks( Book )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shocking revelations challenge the beliefs of the Druids and their comrades as they continue to battle the unspeakable forces of darkness that threaten to engulf them
Antrax by Terry Brooks( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walker Boh, the last of the Druids, and his friends embark on a journey into a mysterious land in search of forbidden magic and encounter an incredibly powerful force known as "Antrax."
The measure of the magic by Terry Brooks( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panterra Qu, a newly anointed Knight of the Word who has been entrusted with the last black staff and its powers, must protect thousands of lives that are put in danger when centuries of protective magic disappears
The black unicorn by Terry Brooks( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 2,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wizard Meeks assumes the appearance of Ben Holiday, the real Ben becomes an outcast
Tanequil by Terry Brooks( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Through it all, Terry Brooks orchestrates the action with the flawless hand of a master mythmaker- fashioning another exquisite link in his chain of bestselling epics. Loyal to none but herself and lethal even to those closest to her, Shadea a'Ru now holds sway as High Druid of Paranor-her ascension to power all but unchallenged in the wake of Grianne Ohmsford's sudden, mysterious vanishing. Only Shadea and her cats paw-the treacherous Prime Minister Sen Dunsidan-know the secret fate of the true Ard Rhys, for it was they who engineered it, by means of dark magic. And now Grianne languishes in the fearsome and inescapable netherworld called the Forbidding. Their bloodless coup a success, the corrupt pair, and their confederates within the Druid Council, seeks to make their dominion over the Four Lands absolute-with the aid of a devastating new weapon. But it could all be undone if Grianne's young nephew, Penderrin, succeeds in his frantic quest to rescue her. Shadea's airship-borne minions and the relentless assassin under her command continue their fierce pursuit of Pen and his comrades. Eluding death is only half the battle for Pen. To breach the Forbidding and bring Grianne back to the natural world means finding the fabled Tanequil, and the talisman it alone can provide. That means journeying into the Inkrim-a dreaded region thick with shadows and haunted by harrowing legends. It also means striking a bargain direr than Pen could ever imagine. But there can be no turning back. For in her unearthly prison, the Ard Rhys faces a demonic plight too hideous to countenance
The world of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the wonders of Shannara have been gathered into one indispensable volume in which Terry Brooks shares candid views on his creation. Illustrated with full-color paintings and black-and-white drawings, this comprehensive guide ventures behind the scenes to explore the history, the people, the places, the major events, and of course the magic of one of the world's greatest fantasy epics
Sometimes the magic works : lessons from a writing life by Terry Brooks( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The author of the Shannara series offers a firsthand glimpse of the rewards and requirements of the writing life, discussing his experiences in the publishing world along with different aspects of the writing craft
 
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The scions of Shannara
Alternative Names
Brooks, Terence Dean

Brooks, Terence Dean 1944-

Brooks, Terry

Brooks, Terry 1944-

Bruks, T.

Bruks, T. (Terri)

Bruks, Terri

Teri Bruks

Terry Brooks Amerikaans schrijver

Terry Brooks amerikai sci-fi író

Terry Brooks amerikansk författare

Terry Brooks amerikansk skribent

Terry Brooks amerykański pisarz

Terry Brooks écrivain américain

Terry Brooks scrittore statunitense

Terry Brooks US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Тери Брукс

Терренс Дин Брукс

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ברוקס, טרי

טרי ברוקס

تری بروکس نویسنده آمریکایی

تيري بروكس

テリー・ブルックス

ブルックス, テリー

泰瑞·布魯克斯

Languages
English (663)

French (25)

German (24)

Italian (14)

Russian (7)

Dutch (4)

Chinese (3)

Spanish (3)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Armageddon's childrenThe elves of CintraThe Elfstones of ShannaraThe scions of ShannaraThe gypsy morphJarka Ruus : High Druid of ShannaraFirst king of ShannaraThe wishsong of Shannara