Terry Brooks

Known For: The Sword of Shannara, Hook, Child of Light, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Sometimes the Magic Works, Daughter of Darkness

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A writer since the age of ten, Terry Brooks published his first novel, The Sword of Shannara, in 1977.  He has written over forty bestselling novels, as well as adaptations of the movies Hook and Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and a memoir on his writing life titled Sometimes The Magic Works.  He has sold over fifty million copies of his books domestically and is published worldwide.  Seasons One and Two of The Shannara Chronicles TV series aired in January 2016 & 2017.  His current novels, Child of Light and Daughter of Darkness published in October 2021 and 2022.  The third book in the series will publish in October 2023.  The author lives with his wife Judine in the Pacific Northwest.

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