“If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat.”—Rocky Mountain News. If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat.”—Rocky. Title: The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax Author(s): Terry Brooks ISBN: 1- / (USA edition) Publisher: Availability: Amazon .
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This was better than the first in the series but not great overall. Terry Brooks reminds us that great nations have fallen, and that technology isn’t a safeguard from destruction and ruin.
Antrax (Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, book 2) by Terry Brooks
Whereas Ilse Witch was an epic tale of adventure, Antrax is a story of a band of lost voyagers trapped on a mysterious peninsula where countless horrors await. Across fathomless seas, beyond the far horizon, the voyagers aboard the Jerle Shannara face the deadliest – and darkest – challenge of their lives.
I will finish the series but won’t read antraax into the Shannara world. But the company onboard the airship, Jerle Shannara have been attacked by the ship, Black Moclips and have been scattered throughout.
Antrax was created to store data and information from its time anyrax it is given a duty, an order to protect the information that it holds. Why you should pick it up: Ilse Witch “If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat. Aug 27, Pages. Cover art of Morgawr.
The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax
Is it an accident of history, or the gradual unfolding of some vast design? Yes, I did locate the next Terry Brooks, and I am happy to report that I tracked him down and did him in.
I was surprised by some of the things that happened to the heroes in the book and I can’t imagine what is going to happen in the last book. Imaginatively, intellectually and emotionally satisfying, this is the “better story” I hoped Brooks was looking towards as he played by the numbers in the dreary Ilse Witchmaking the slog through that book soooooooo worth the effort. I always think what I do is wonderful, and that not that much has changed over twenty-five years of professional writing.
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More By and About This Author. Of course, much of the best writing being done today comes from fantasy authors, so that adds anyrax the increased interest. Oct 13, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 16, Rick rated it it was amazing. In his last acclaimed novel, Ilse Witch, a brave company of explorers led by the last Druid, Walker Boh, trery across unknown seas in search of an elusive magic.
Also in The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara. Hardcovers are Looooooove to any reader! Well, I guess we can agree that the Druids are not of the benevolent wizard variety. The simultaneous release of Del Rey’s 25th Anniversary Special Edition of the original Shannara trilogy, plus a city author tour, should help ensure another run up bestseller lists.
Typically terey books in trilogies are just setup books and as a result are the worst of the set.
The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara – Antrax is definitely more involved with the characters and what they discover on their journey than the first book. I had been looking forward to getting back into Shannara for some time, and I was particularly eager to explore the themes of redemption that this series confronts.
About The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: That moment changed Terry’s life forever, because in Tolkien’s great work he found all the elements needed to fully explore his writing combined in one genre. This is the middle book of a trilogy and I haven’t read either the first or the third yet.
Then add so many twists and turns that completely blindsided me and an end I still can’t get over. What is it they say, that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery?
I’m sure a lot of fans were upset about how things ended up with this book, but you have to hand it to Brooks. Neither groundbreaking nor recycled, this book is simply a good read.
A very powerful druid, entering a lair of a modern age computer complex, Guarded by droids and indestructible cyborg killers.
If it were not for her I would have given up this series after 2 chapters. Looking for More Antraxx Reads? The sweep of the Four Lands history incorporates so much that it is impossible to set it all down at once or even in a couple of books. I think abtrax was my favorite of the series thus far. Discover what to read next. There are other families, such as the Leahs and the Elessedils, but the story is centered on the Ohmsfords.
It also suggests that another form of that same battle is being fought a second time in the future of the Four Lands, this time by Druids and their brolks. So avenues I have chosen not to explore earlier become avenues I want to explore later on. Jarka Ruus Tanequil Straken I want the readers to identify with these characters.
Meanwhile, Boh is alone, caught in a dark maze beneath the ruined brookks of Castledown, stalked by a hungry, unseen enemy. As newfound mage Bek Ohmsford and his cousin Quentin Leah rejoin the Free Rover crew of the Antrac Shannara after destroying Antrax, tensions mount, for the Ilse Witch—the Rovers’ mortal enemy—has been revealed to be Bek’s sister, Grianne, and is now under his protection as she struggles to break out of the catatonic state induced by her encounter with the Sword of Shannara.
Antrax was much better than Isle Witch. Yet perhaps Boh and his team tedry lured there for sinister, unforeseen purposes.
Do you have any plans to tell the story of the collapse more directly? Don’t get me wrong. Jun 03, Carl Alves rated it really liked it. This series is one that picks up speed as it goes, the action becoming faster and more intense as the brkoks progresses.
Sep 18, Pages Buy. But I don’t have it with me. While it still has the problems of a middle book, it leaves the reader with a sense that something was accomplished–oddly enough the very thing I felt was lacking in Isle Witch.