Sword Of Shannara Trilogy

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 295 ratings

The Sword of Shannara Publisher's Summary

Long ago, the wars of the ancient Evil ruined the world. In peaceful Shady Vale, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford knows little of such troubles. But the supposedly dead Warlock Lord is plotting to destroy everything in his wake. The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness is the Sword of Shannara, which can be used only by a true heir of Shannara. On Shea, last of the bloodline, rests the hope of all the races.
©1977 Terry Brooks (P)2003 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Sword of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Long ago, the wars of the ancient Evil ruined the world. In peaceful Shady Vale, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford knows little of such troubles. But the supposedly dead Warlock Lord is plotting to destroy everything in his wake. The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness is the Sword of Shannara, which can be used only by a true heir of Shannara. On Shea, last of the bloodline, rests the hope of all the races.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book, Bad Abridgement

    • By Tyson on 11-06-03

    Regular price: $19.93

  • Book 2

    • The Elfstones of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 2
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The magical Ellcrys tree is dying, loosening the spell that bars the Demons from enacting vengeance upon the land. Now Wil Ohmsford must guard the Elven girl Amberle on a perilous quest as she carries one of the Ellcrys' seeds to a mysterious place where it can be quickened into a powerful new force. But dark on their trail comes the Reaper, most fearsome of all Demons, aiming to the crush their mission at any cost.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What the?!

    • By NonstickRon on 08-18-05

    Regular price: $21.27

  • Book 3

    • The Wishsong of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 3
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Wishsong of Shannara

    • By Robert on 01-13-05

    Regular price: $18.17