The Elfstones of Shannara, Paperback

The Elfstones of Shannara Paperback

Part of the The Shannara Chronicles series

3 out of 5 (1 rating)


ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR FANTASY TALES OF ALL TIME. NOW AN EPIC NEW SERIES ON 5STAR IN THE UK. Thousands of years after the destruction of the age of man and science, new races and magic now rule the world, but an imminent danger threatens.

A horde of evil Demons is beginning to escape and bring death upon the land.

Only Wil Ohmsford, the last of the Shannara bloodline, has the power to guard the Elven Princess Amberle on a perilous quest to the save the world, while the leader of the Demon force aims to stop their mission at any cost.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Fantasy
  • ISBN: 9781841495491



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Better than Sword of Shannara, faster paced and a bit less repetitive. Much more fun to read. I loved this one, nasty demons, courageous elves, you can’t go wrong. Old skool fantasy at its best.There are a lot of similarities to Sword, which I know wind a lot of people up..bringing forth nasty murmurs about forumlae etc, and a lot of the comparisons to Tolkien are very unkind. Ignore the Tolkien thing, yes in a lot of ways you can almost feel Brooks trying…and failing…but so many others do it too, and what the hell, if you’re going to aim for something aim high, if you don’t get there you’re still higher up there than if you hadn’t made the effort I reckon.It’s a fast, fun, fantasy read. Nothing too intricate or challenging, but hey, that’s the best bit sometimes.

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