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Jarka Ruus: High Druid Of Shannara by Terry…

Jarka Ruus: High Druid Of Shannara (original 2003; edition 2004)

by Terry Brooks (Author)

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Title:Jarka Ruus: High Druid Of Shannara
Authors:Terry Brooks (Author)
Info:Simon & Schuster (2004), Edition: New Ed, 416 pages

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Jarka Ruus by Terry Brooks (2003)

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20 jaar nadat Grianne Ohmsford afstand deed van haar leven als de gevreesde Ilse Heks, ze bevrijd werd door de magie van het Zwaard van Shannara en de vernietiging van haar mentor, de Morgawr. verdwijnt ze plotseling en, wordt haar dienaar Tagwen gedwongen de handschoen op te nemen en haar uit de handen van haar vijanden te redden, samen met Griannes jonge neef Pen Ohmsford en de machtige elf Ahren Elessedil. ( )
  EdwinKort | Nov 6, 2018 |
Yet another Shannara book. Enemies seem to be hard to find, and so he reaches into the Forbidden and finds some evil mastermind to cause everyone problems. Not nearly as good as the Jerle Shannara trilogy. I didn’t care about the characters. ( )
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
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  Lunapilot | Jul 19, 2016 |
Gostei muito. Após terminar a trilogia The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, ficamos a saber que o personagem Ilse Witch ou Grianne Ohmsford fica encarregue de reatar o Concílio de Druídas. No início desta nova trilogia acompanhamos as guerras de poder de todos aqueles que foram escolhidos para irem para Paranor e construir a nova Ordem de Druidas. A ambição pelo poder é tão grande que um dos personagens arranja forma de fazer desaparecer Grianne Ohmsford para um lugar obscuro e terrível e tenta começar a eliminar todos da sua família quantos a pretenderem tentar salvar. É mais um livro Shannara que se lê com muito gosto. ( )
  bruc79 | Jul 31, 2015 |
Decent. Didn't feel like a stand-alone book but more like a book written for a trilogy. I know this is part of a trilogy, but most books in a multi-part series feel like a stand-alone book that has a somewhat conclusive ending. This did not. ( )
  DCavin | Apr 24, 2015 |
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With Jarka Ruus Terry Brooks embarks on yet another journey with the legendary Ohmsford family. Beginning 20 years after the conclusion of the The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, the High Druid of Paranor Grianne Ohmsford finds herself struggling to unite the druids amid political morass risen from her prior history as the dreaded Ilse Witch. Her enemies' schemes come to fruition quickly and she is banished behind the wall of the Forbidding, the anti-demon security feature that collapsed so spectacularly in the magnificent Elfstones of Shannara. Her fate falls in the lap of the youngest Ohmsford, Penderrin, who unlike his Aunt Grianne and his parents is without the gift of magic. Pen along with Khyber and her uncle, the Elven Prince Ahren Elessedil, learn they must jump through the usual Brooks' hoops to unlock the door of the Forbidding and free Grianne.

Brooks is right at home in this formulaic addition to the Shannara franchise. All the furniture is here: the Druid Keep of Paranor, dark creatures in pursuit of reluctant young heroes and, of course, the Elfstones. The good news is that Brooks remains a master of description and the book hums along with comfortable ease. Devout Shannara fans will find their favorite magical realm exactly as they left it and no doubt anticipate this cliffhanger's sequel. --Jeremy Pugh

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Twenty years after Grianne Ohmsford abandoned her life as the evil Ilse Witch to lead the Druid Council protecting the Four Lands, she disappears, and it is up to her nephew Pen and his comrades to go to her rescue.

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