A review of one of shannara books

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I realized as I picked up a new book from one of his series that I knew nothing about anyone in the series anymore. Other than that, I will say that there was a good bit of magic and sorcery involved, though for the most part it was portrayed as an evil thing.

However, sadly, Brooks' work has oftentimes been unfairly called a pale imitation of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. I was hoping I wouldn't have to dedicate lengthy periods of time to properly get into it to appreciate and enjoy the prose.

Meeting at Paranor, it was he that believed that the Druids shouldn't belong to any one race, so they became separated from the people. I sort of hope not.

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There are a few other instances where the descriptions might be a little more disturbing for the reader, especially in the final battle. I started reading it, again, hoping it could be one of those books I could read a few pages a day because of my busy work schedule. But the arrival of a mysterious Druid plunges him into a life-altering adventure, where he is the only one who can defeat an enemy intent on taking over the world. I sort of hope not. The Warlock Lord was just the first of an increasingly large pile of coprolite. But in the final battle where the Elves and Dwarves fought the Trolls, the Druid and the Warlock Lord disappeared in battle. Running marathons is less effort. Never reading any reviews whatsoever regarding the book, I started it with enthusiasm and an open mind. The plot revolves around a generic magical artifact that the main hero must retrieve, who is told by a wizard that he must go and save the world and, therefore, starts a journey with his sidekick, only to be hunted by shadowy creatures and nearly killed by a dark magical forest. The dialogue is a little cumbersome sometimes, but you have to remember that this is Terry Brooks' first novel, so you can't expect it to be perfect. It is referred to as the book that led the Druid Brona to becoming the Warlock Lord. Execution is all. There is a conflict in the middle of the book that is perhaps a little more graphic for readers. There is a wormtongue character who has poisoned the mind of a leader of men. Having read almost all of his books, and being an aspiring writer myself, I can appreciate Brooks' growth over his writing career.

Jerle whose sword it is is also a stupid name. You only knew that it wanted you. At that time, I had been reading fantasy for fifteen years or so and had even studied LOTR in high school and college so I was pretty well versed in fantasy. Such as every great fantasy author DID.

In retrospect, it reminds me of Douglas Adams' brief mention in his Hitchhiker series of a proof that God does not exist; God reads it, says "Oh" or something like thatand promptly disappears.

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But the arrival of a mysterious Druid plunges him into a life-altering adventure, where he is the only one who can defeat an enemy intent on taking over the world. The author really captures fantasy at its best. Terry Brooks expressed his desire in the beginning of Dark Wraith to further explore the relationship between Jair and Garet Jax. The Ringwraiths called 'Skull Bearers' here aren't threatening, you don't feel a chill or a sense of fear whenever they are mentioned. I ended up with having to put the book down and for the rest of the journey just took in the wonderful landscape, admiring the beautiful sunset through the train window. And while I will agree that Brooks draws inspiration from Tolkien, he doesn't copy him. The book is not perfect, however. This book and the two others in this series are great reads and stand in their own right. And that's my problem! The main character, Shea Ohmsford, is a relatable character. Character action is wooden and over-described. I started reading it, again, hoping it could be one of those books I could read a few pages a day because of my busy work schedule. Um, Hall of Kings, after which our intrepid hobbit hero goes his seperate way, encountering a scizophreniak goblin who talks to himself a lot but promises to help, but really just wants the story's central talisman for himself. Wil Ohmsford is the grandson of Shea Ohmsford. Personally I found it guilty of all the accusations levelled against it.

May 18, Samuel rated it did not like it My bleeding goodness It joins Twilight as the most overrated novel of all time my list anyway. Sure, some tv shows swap casts see True Detective but I don't love the concept.

I was super sketchy on MTV of all places doing the show.

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