A New York Times Bestselling AuthorThe Fall of ShannaraThe first book of the triumphant and epic four-part conclusion to the Shannara series.The Four Lands has been at peace for generations, but now a mysterious army of invaders is cutting a bloody swath across a remote region of the land. No one knows who they are, where they come from, or what they are after, and most seem content to ignore them -- all but a group of society's outcasts.
Brooks' Shannara series is a grand example of the best of the best in the genre . . . The design of the Shannara books spreads the story line across centuries, yet also makes it easy for new readers to jump in at any point * ASSOCIATED PRESS * A strong opening book . . . The Four Lands face a new threat * FANTASY BOOK REVIEW * If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy * Christopher Paolini * I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara -- Peter V. Brett I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years * Patrick Rothfuss, author of THE NAME OF THE WIND * A master of the craft . . . required reading -- Brent Weeks Fantastic . . . one of the best books in this saga * SFREVU * Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world -- Philip Pulman
Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Dark Legacy of Shannara adventures Wards of Faerie and Bloodfire Quest; the Legends of Shannara novels Bearers of the Black Staff and The Measure of the Magic; the Genesis of Shannara trilogy Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra and The Gypsy Morph; and The Sword of Shannara. The author was a practising attorney for many years but now writes full time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.