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Brooks, Terry

Overview
Works: 1,015 works in 3,830 publications in 11 languages and 124,487 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Epic fiction  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Cinematographer , Performer, Author of introduction, Other, Editor
Classifications: PS3552.R6596, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Brooks
The elf queen of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

124 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 7,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of The Sword of Shannara weaves a tale of sorcery and mysticism, as the elf queen employs every magical power she possesses in a struggle against the forces of evil
The druid of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

95 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the three hundred years since the death of the Druid Allanon, the mysterious, evil Shadowen have seized control of the Four Lands
Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks( Book )

51 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 4,069 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 Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

55 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,064 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 elves of Cintra by Terry Brooks( Book )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,027 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 wishsong of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

74 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,948 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
The talismans of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although some of the goals to keep Shannara safe had been met, the work of Walker Boh, Wren, and Par was not yet done. For The Shadowmen still swarmed over the Four Lands, poisoning all with their dark magic. Each Shannaran had a special death waiting for him- at the hands of The Shadowmen-unless Par could find a way to free them all with the Sword of Shannara
The gypsy morph by Terry Brooks( Book )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 2,781 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
The scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,722 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
Jarka Ruus : High Druid of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

54 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years have passed since Grianne Ohmsford denounced her former life as the dreaded IlseWitch--saved by the love of her brother, the magic of the Sword of Shannara, and the destruction of her evil mentor, the Morgawr. Now, fulfilling the destiny predicted for her, she has established the Third Druid Council, and dedicated herself to its goals of peace, harmony among the races, and defense of the Four Lands. But the political intrigue, secret treachery, and sinister deeds that have haunted Druid history for generations continue to thrive. And despite her devotion to the greater good as Ard Rhys--the High Druid of Paranor, Grianne still has bitter enemies. Among the highest ranks of the Council she leads lurk those who cannot forget her reign of terror as the Ilse Witch, who covet her seat of power, and who will stop at nothing to see her deposed ... or destroyed. Even Grianne's few allies--chief among them her trusted servant Tagwen--know of the plots against her. But they could never anticipate the sudden, ominous disappearance of the Ard Rhys, in the dead of night and without a trace. Now, barely a step ahead of the dark forces bent on stopping him, Tagwen joins Grianne's brave young nephew, Pen Ohmsford, and the wise, powerful elf Ahren Elessedil on a desperate and dangerous mission of search and rescue--to deliver the High Druid of Shannara from an unspeakable fate
First king of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 2,623 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
Bearers of the black staff by Terry Brooks( Book )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 2,534 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
Magic kingdom for sale--sold! by Terry Brooks( Book )

61 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Holiday purchases the magical kingdom of Landover for a million dollars only to learn that Iron Mark, lord of the demons, expects him to fight a duel to the death
Ilse witch by Terry Brooks( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,305 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
Antrax by Terry Brooks( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,300 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 black unicorn by Terry Brooks( Book )

37 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive resource volume provides an overview of the history, mythology, magic, characters, places, and events of the best-selling Shannara series
The dark legacy of Shannara by Terry Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries the Four Lands enjoyed freedom from its demon-haunted past, protected by magic-enhanced borders from the dark dimension known as the Forbidding and the profound evil imprisoned there. But now the unthinkable is happening: The ancient wards securing the barrier between order and mayhem have begun to erode - and generations of bloodthirsty, monstrous creatures, fueled by a rage thousands of years in the making, are poised to spill forth, seeking revenge for what was done to them. Young Elf Arling Elessedil possesses the enchanted means to close the breach and once more seal the denizens of the Forbidding in their prison. But when she falls into the hands of the powerful Federation s diabolical Prime Minister, her efforts may be doomed. Only her determined sister, Aphen, who bears the Elfstones and commands their magic, has any hope of saving Arling from the hideous fate her captor has in store
Star Wars, episode I : the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This special edition features a brand-new Darth Maul short story by New York Times bestselling author James Luceno!
Sometimes the magic works : lessons from a writing life by Terry Brooks( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sometimes the Magic WorksshowingStar Wars In addition to being a writing guide, Sometimes the Magic Works is Terry Brooks's self-portrait of the artist. "If you don't think there is magic in writing, you probably won't write anything magical," says Brooks. This book offers a rare opportunity to peer into the mind of (and learn a trick or two from) one of fantasy fiction's preeminent magicians
 
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Alternative Names
Brooks, Terence Dean

Brooks, Terence Dean 1944-

Brooks Terry

Brooks, Terry 1944-

Bruks, T.

Bruks, T. (Terri)

Bruks, Terri

Bruks, Terri, 1944-

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

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Terry Brooks scriitor american

Terry Brooks scrittore statunitense

Terry Brooks US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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Теренс Дін Брукс

Тери Брукс

Терренс Дин Брукс

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ברוקס, טרי

טרי ברוקס

טרי ברוקס סופר אמריקאי

تری بروکس نویسنده آمریکایی

تيري بروكس

تيري بروكس كاتب أمريكي

テリー・ブルックス

ブルックス, テリー

泰瑞·布魯克斯

Languages
English (811)

French (14)

German (12)

Italian (11)

Russian (8)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (5)

Chinese (2)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
The druid of ShannaraThe Elfstones of ShannaraThe elves of CintraThe wishsong of ShannaraThe talismans of ShannaraThe gypsy morphThe scions of ShannaraJarka Ruus : High Druid of Shannara