By Terry Brooks
Collects 3 books in "The Magic nation of Landover" series:
Magic nation on the market -- Sold!: released 1986
The Black Unicorn: released 1987
Wizard at huge: released 1988
Also includes an excerpt of "Princess of Landover", released 2009.
Capture the fable, thrills, and far-flung experience of the 1st 3 novels in Terry Brooks’s spell binding Magic country of Landover series–now for the 1st time in a single gripping volume.
Chicago legal professional Ben vacation can’t fathom what lies forward while he purchases Landover–a magical state of chivalry and sorcery–from Meeks, the mysterious vendor who put the advert. Weary and jaded, Ben clings to the ad’s promise: “Escape into your dreams.” yet Landover isn't the enchanted idyll he expected.
The nation is in break. The barons refuse to acknowledge Ben as King, a dragon is decimating the nation-state, and a demon lord has challenged any potential ruler to a deadly duel. To make concerns worse, the Paladin, popular champion of the Kings of Landover, seems purely a legend.
Ben’s in basic terms allies are a bumbling court docket magician, a conversing puppy grew to become courtroom scribe, and the gorgeous Willow, who's half lady, half tree. together with his buddies in tow, Ben units out to say the throne. but if Meeks comes to a decision he wishes Landover again, Ben will face supernatural foes of each stripe to end up himself important of the kingship. The query is: Can he continue to exist?
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