“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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The leap he made from those books to the Voyage of Shannara series is equally great. Terr from ” https: Lettura gradevole, ma con il rischio di annoiarsi per lo schema pedissequo della quest riproposto in ogni romanzo. The general plot was quite good. This one I feel is not one of those. This was better than the first in the series but not great overall.

Meanwhile, Walker is alone, caught in a dark maze beneath the ruined city of Castledown, stalked by a hungry, unseen enemy. In these books the plot is more complex, the characters while still somewhat typecast are more interesting and the writing is smoother.

Antrax (Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, #2) by Terry Brooks

At the center of this attack is the Isle Witch, a descendant of the Ohmsford line and who holds much power and commands the ability of the Wishsong- the magical ability to effect things into being by the use of her voice.

Published September by Del Rey Books first published The ending was unsatisfactory because there was no ending, and the nature and identity of the book’s main antagonist was revealed way too early.

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. Morgawr Terry Brooks, Author. Meanwhile, Walker realises that the ‘magic’ they have been searching for is actually the science of the Old World, stored on Antraxwhich could be used to rebuild society with new technology.


I want to start the next one. On to book 3! Magic meets science while the crew of Across fathomless seas, beyond the far horizon, the voyagers aboard the Jerle Shannara face the deadliest – and darkest – challenge of their lives. Brooks’ books are a lot of fun but not exactly deep in character dev.

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Sometimes it seems that Brooks throws too much at his characters and has you wondering if t This book is more fast-paced than the first in the series, Ilse Witch. Well that does not apply to Antrax.

So does history repeat itself? Something old beyond reckoning that covets the magic of Druids, elves, even the Ilse Witch. The Word and the Void is intended to suggest what happened to a pre-Shannara world to bring about the apocalypse and the Great Wars.

There were certainly surprising twists that leaves the reader dumbfounded but eager to read on. In parallel plot Brloks Elessedil works his way in retrieving the lost elf stones, also Quentin Leah with the help of locals finally are able to kill the minion created by Antrax. The others in his party have their own battles to handle when they are separated.


As the crew aboard the airship Jerle Shannara is being attacked by evil forces, the Druid’s protege, Bek Rowe, and his companions are being pursued by the mysterious Ilse Brave explorers led by the last Druid, Walker Boh, traveled across unknown seas in search of an elusive magic.

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I think this was my favorite of the series thus far. Jan 16, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 30, Just Bill rated it liked it. May 16, Renay rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. The saving grace of the last novel is it’s the shortest of the three. Sep 18, Minutes Buy. Want to Read saving….


Works by Terry Brooks. Also complicating the plot are the battles of the Rovers to reclaim the group’s airship—the only means for the adventurers to return home. My only real issue with Antrax was that the story kept going back and forth. For Brooks fans who have struggled through Isle Witch Antrax is a breath of fresh air in this trilogy. I also think that she will switch sides and help Bek and company against Morgwahr in the final installment bgooks the trilogy.

I do love the premise of the Shannara characters coming face to fac Just a quick review. Retrieved from ” https: Sep 18, Pages. Hated and feared by their enemies, mistrusted and misunderstood by their friends, it sometimes seems that Druids are brookd Rodney Dangerfields of the fantasy genre: You’ve read Isle Witch, it’s a good sequel, strong action, good character development, interesting story elements. Ah, yes, a giant, weather-controlling, all-powerful, almost-as-smart-as-Mike-Thayer, computer vs.

From the Hardcover edition. Other books in the series. In his last acclaimed novel, Ilse Witch, a brave company of explorers led antfax the last Druid, Walker Boh, traveled across unknown seas in search of an elusive magic. With the Jerle Shannara under teryr and Antrax angrax the bold and unwary, the Ilse Witch finds herself face-to-face with a boy who claims to be the brother she last saw as an infant.