“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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As the crew aboard the airship Jerle Shannara is being attacked books evil forces, the Druid’s protege, Bek Rowe, and his companions are being pursued by the mysterious Ilse Witch.

It has done trry for years and is need of a new magical power source. It is a spirit that commands ancient technologies and mechanical monsters, feeds off enchantment, and traps the souls of men.

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. As usual, Brooks leaves at least as many loose ends as he ties up and drops in several surprises.

I think this was my favorite of the series thus far. 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.


For how could they not be other than blood relative for he, like her, also has the power of the Wishsong.

But now it seems that Walker and his team were lured there for sinister, unforeseen purposes. This article is about the fantasy book. Something that hunts men for its own designs: His goal is twofold: Jun 11, Drew Warner rated it liked it. Feb 03, Eric bfooks it liked it. I very rarely rate books as 5 stars on here, but Antrax was quite a treat. Well that does not apply to Antrax. A lot is revealed to the reader about the fears, the challenges and hidden truths that you find out about your favorite characters.


The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax

Did you discover the next Terry Brooks? I do love the premise of the Shannara characters coming face to face with a living tterry from the past e.

Both my eighteen-year-old son and my five-year-old grandson are right at home on the computer, using them the same way you and I use the telephone. This second book in the Jerle Shannara trilogy anhrax a darker tale than the first. Jul 24, Jenn Andrew rated it it was amazing. Praise for The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Across fathomless seas, beyond the far horizon, the voyagers aboard the Jerle Shannara face the deadliest – and darkest – challenge of their lives.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. At the time I remarked on how easy it was to see the progress he made as a writer from the first to the last of that series.

But now it seems that Walker and his team were lured there for sinister, unforeseen purposes. Aug 27, Pages Buy. 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. Add in a strong dose of apocalyptic technology and some truly horrifying scenes, well all I can say is “Holy cow! Stranded on the island, the survivors of the first book attempt to stay survivors.

Those readers looking for more depth or less predictability are unlikely to have started on this series in the first place.

Books of the Week. I was surprised by some of broooks things that happened to the heroes in the book and I can’t imagine what is going to happen in the last book. How involved are you in the site? May 25, Samantha rated it it was amazing Shelves: Antrax is a satisfying story. Sep 18, Pages Buy. What more can you ask for in an epic fantasy novel? The action is much better, though still not on par with his other, earlier novels, but the phrasing and vocabulary still seem out of place for his usual writing style.


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Jun 02, Alyssa rated it it was amazing. Now a young man, Bek wields the magic of the wishsong and carries the Sword antraz Shannara upon his back.

But to be fair, the good elements are more numerous than the bad, and the fact that I gave this book three stars does not mean that Tegry did not enjoy reading it. This last installment of the Voyage of the Jerle Shannara trilogy, which chronicles the exploits of the remaining adventurers who set out in Antdax Witch and staggered through the tribulations of Antraxmay not be up to the standard of bestseller Brooks’s early work Sword of Shannaraetc.

It took me since last Thanksgiving to finish it though, since I would trry and stop it as I picked up and finished other books. But if that is not enough to deal with, beneath Castledown is an entity called Antrax that thrives and lives off magic. The charact Antrax was much better than Isle Witch. I was not expecting this book to take quite as many turns as it did, and the blend of Old World and New World fantasy of Shannara was exceptional.

I started off thinking technology in the fantasy world terrt be blah, until I realized the tie in. The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara trilogy takes a new direction with its second book. The characters–namely Bek, Ahren, and Quentin–really evolve in this novel.

For Brooks fans who have struggled through Isle Witch Antrax is a breath of fresh air in this trilogy. He sure found a way to make you feel that the characters in this book, out of the entire Shannara serieswere human; flawed to the core and never getting what they want or need, but developing and adapting throughout the experience.