The Darkling Child

  • Author Terry Brooks
  • Narrator Simon Vance
  • Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
  • Run Time 10 hours and 4 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Fantasy.

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What to expect

***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD***

THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES IS NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES

‘Terry’s place is at the head of the fantasy world’ Philip Pullman

NEW POWERS ARE AWAKENING. A LEGEND IS BORN . . .

In a distant corner of the Four Lands, the mysterious magic of the wishsong has been detected. Paxon Leah, sworn protector of the Druid order and heir of the enchanted Sword of Leah, must travel to uncover its source – and ensure that this formidable power is not wielded by the wrong hands.

But danger lies in wait, and in a fearsome clash between mortal might and dark magic, it is up to Paxon, as the High Druid’s Blade, to defend the people of the Four Lands against a terrifying evil.

Praise for Terry Brooks:

‘A master of the craft . . . required reading’ Brent Weeks

‘I can’t even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks’s books I’ve read (and re-read) over the years’ Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind

‘I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara’ Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man

‘If you haven’t read Terry Brooks, you haven’t read fantasy’ Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon

The Defenders of Shannara:

THE HIGH DRUID’S BLADE
THE DARKLING CHILD
THE SORCERER’S DAUGHTER

Critics Review

  • Terry’s place is at the head of the fantasy world

    Philip Pullman
  • I can’t even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks’s books I’ve read (and re-read) over the years

    Patrick Rothfuss, author of THE NAME OF THE WIND
  • I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara

    Peter V. Brett, author of THE PAINTED MAN
  • If you haven’t read Terry Brooks, you haven’t read fantasy

    Christopher Paolini, author of ERAGON

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