Herbie Brennan

Herbie Brennan


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in Ireland
January 01, 1940

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Name: Herbie Brennan

Occupation: Author

Favourite book: The Crimson Petal and the White, by Michel Faber.

Favourite subjects: Esoteric matters, psychical research, anomalies, Mac computers, other people and cats.

Favourite journals: Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, Mac Format.

Favourite holiday spot: Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland.

Number of books published: 108.

Total copies sold worldwide: 7.5 million +.

Herbie Brennan recently (written 2007, excerpt taken from The Restless Dead) celebrated publication of his 104th book, The Purple Emperor, a sequel to New York Times bestseller, Faerie Wars. A longtime student of sorcery, he discovered an old copy of the Lemegeton, or the Lesser Key of Solomon (a book that really
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Back in the good old days of the early 1980s when my GrailQuest series of gamebooks was (literally) selling in the millions, I was struck by the sort of revelation that only comes to those who don’t get out enough. As I recall it now, my thought processes went something like this:

Gamebooks generally were all the rage among children at the time, but my fan mail suggested children weren’t the onl... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.74 · 29,227 ratings · 1,293 reviews · 101 distinct worksSimilar authors
Faerie Wars (The Faerie War...

3.61 avg rating — 12,660 ratings — published 2003 — 41 editions
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The Purple Emperor (The Fae...

3.84 avg rating — 6,176 ratings — published 1999 — 33 editions
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Ruler of the Realm (The Fae...

3.91 avg rating — 3,755 ratings — published 2006 — 24 editions
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Faerie Lord (The Faerie War...

3.96 avg rating — 2,724 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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The Shadow Project (Shadow ...

3.59 avg rating — 1,175 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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The Faeman Quest (The Faeri...

3.78 avg rating — 732 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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The Secret Prophecy

3.52 avg rating — 381 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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The Doomsday Box (Shadow Pr...

3.84 avg rating — 341 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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La guerra degli elfi: La sa...

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3.68 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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4.07 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Faerie Wars The Purple Emperor Ruler of the Realm Faerie Lord The Faeman Quest
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“He wondered if he might be in love, but realized it was far more likely he was dying.”
Herbie Brennan

“Brimstone: '...I shall smite thee with my fightful blasting wand so that thy teeth shall drop out, thy skin shall wrinkle, thou shalt have boils on thy bottom and be subject to night sweats, ringing in the ears, falling sickness, flaking dandruff, arthritis, lumbago, uncontrollable dribbling, deafness, runny nose, and ingrowing toenails. Amen.”
Herbie Brennan, Faerie Wars

“Just my luck,' sighed the endolg. 'Twenty million people in the Realm and I get locked up with a wuss.”
Herbie Brennan, The Purple Emperor

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