Armageddon's Children : Genesis of Shannara

  • by Terry Brooks
  • Narrated by Nick Landrum
  • Series: Genesis of Shannara
  • 15 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This new series opens a new chapter in the Shannara legend. This is the story of the events before those described in The Sword of Shannara.Here begins the chronicle of the Great Wars and the destruction of the Old World, the story of how one world was destroyed and another created. This is the most ambitious project Terry Brooks has undertaken in his remarkable career, a series that will delight and amaze his existing fans and attract a whole new generation of readers.

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What the Critics Say

"A marvellous fantasy trip." (Frank Herbert)
"Confirms Terry's place at the head of the fantasy world." (Philip Pullman)
"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)

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Good Book

A good read though, though very different when compared to the normal fantasy shannara series, this is more sci fi fantasy set 10- 30 years from now!. It has lots of references to the word and void, a magic not used in any of the later books.
The reading is ok but I wish we could get one reader per series.
But still a good book
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- Neil

Armegeddons Children

I like the way Terry Brooks is using this Series to bridge to other sets of his works. The references to the TWTV series although quite frequent are not enough to leave someone who is yet to read TWTV in the dark. My only gripe with purchasing this book is finding out that Audible have parts 1 and 3 but not part 2. Come on Audible if people are going to start a series in audiobook format they need to be able to finish it in audiobook format without having to purchase hardcopies in between.
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- Terry

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-10-2006
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK