Terry Brooks

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Terry Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is a writer of fantasy fiction.

Terry Brooks mainly writes high fantasy, and has also written several movie novelizations.

He is an alumnus of Hamilton College and Washington and Lee University. Before becoming an author he was a practicing attorney.

His first novel, The Sword of Shannara, was an immediate bestseller, but some critics accused Brooks of having plagiarized the plot from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings - something that he strenuously denies. The chief similarity is that it is a heroic fantasy featuring various races who form an alliance against a dark lord and set out on a quest to defeat him.

Contents

Book list

Shannara series

The Sword of Shannara Trilogy

The Sword of Shannara (1977)
The Elfstones of Shannara (1982)
The Wishsong of Shannara (1985)

The Heritage of Shannara Series

The Scions of Shannara (1990)
The Druid of Shannara (1991)
The Elf Queen of Shannara (1992)
The Talismans of Shannara (1993)

A Shannara Trilogy Prequel

First King of Shannara (1996)

The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara

Ilse Witch (2000)
Antrax (2001)
Morgawr

High Druid of Shannara

Jarka Ruus
Tanequil
Straken [coming soon]

A Shannara Companion

The World of Shannara

Magic Kingdom of Landover series

Magic Kingdom For Sale -- SOLD!
The Black Unicorn
Wizard at Large
The Tangle Box
Witches' Brew

The Word & the Void series

Running with the Demon
A Knight of the Word
Angel Fire East

Novelizations

Hook
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Other

Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life

External links

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