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A conflict of good versus evil in urban America, featuring a defender of good who has lost his faith. He is John Ross, Knight of the Word, and his crisis follows his failure to prevent a massacre of children in California. But faith can be regained. The Welsh hero Owain Glyndwr became a Knight of the Word and eight centuries later the legacy was passed on to John Ross, a professor of English literature on tour in Wales.… (more)

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I normally love his books, but I found this one really slow and hard to get through. Made me really miss the others. ( )
  Linyarai | Feb 16, 2020 |
i still don't see this book connected to Shannara. Maybe in the next part. ( )
  EdwinKort | Oct 18, 2019 |
Come il precedente "Il Demone", Brooks perde troppo tempo in inutili dettagli e la prima parte del libro va avanti in maniera noiosa. La seconda parte è migliore e riscatta tutto il libro, ma di certo l'autore non raggiunge le vette della saga di Shannara ( )
  maxliscia | Aug 7, 2017 |
this was even more depressing than Running with the Demon. The Word is not even trying to prevail, but simply to hold a vanguard action against The Void. Dualism is a terrible worldview ( )
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
The second novel in The Word and the Void Trilogy. Set a few years later than Running With the Demon, Nest Freemark is called upon to go to Seattle to persuade John Ross back into the service of The Word. When she arrives she realises John Ross is in grave danger and she is needed to save him.

The story is as much about Nest as it is about John Ross. The story builds upon the first book very well and is well worth the read. ( )
  nebula21 | Jun 3, 2016 |
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