"Running with the Demon is by far the best of Terry Brooks's many wonderful novels: darker, starker, classically written, and with a brand new mythos to fuel its contemporary plot." --John 4 cassettes / 4 hours Read by Kate Burton
"Running with the Demon is by far the best of Terry Brooks's many wonderful novels: darker, starker, classically written, and with a brand new mythos to fuel its contemporary plot." --John Saul
On the hottest Fourth of July weekend in decades, two men have come to Hopewell, Illinois, currently the site of a bitter steel strike. One is a demon, dark servant of the Void, who will use the anger and frustration of the community to accom- plish a terrible goal. The other is John Ross, a Knight of the Word, a man who has been given the ability to see into the future--while he sleeps, he lives in the hell that the world will become if he fails to change its course upon waking.
At stake is the soul of a fourteen-year-old girl who is mysteriously linked to both men. And the lives of the people of Hopewell. And the future of the country. This Fourth of July, while fireworks explode in celebration of freedom and independence, the fate of Humanity will be decided. . . .
Running with the Demon will forever change the way you think about the fantasy novel. As believable as it is imaginative, as wondrous as it is frightening, It is a rich and exquisitely-written tale to be savored long into the future. ...Continua Nascondi