Here, in the eagerly awaited sequel to David Eddings’ bestselling The Belgariad, is the first book of The Malloreon, an epic quest across strange lands and. The Malloreon, Vol. 1 (Books ): Guardians of the West, King of the Murgos, Demon Lord of Karanda [David Eddings] on *FREE* shipping on. At the end of The Belgariad, Garion has slain the evil god Torak and believes that he may expect lasting peace. The first half of the book concentrates on the first.

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It takes a while to get going but once it does, well I just couldn’t put the book down. If you wanted to start The Belgariad over as soon as you read the last word, then this book is the answer.

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The first books focused on Garion coming of age. The Age of Ra James Lovegrove 8.

Feb 11, Nicci rated it liked it. I especially enjoy the relationship between Garion and Zakath as their story unfolds through the remainder of the series. The military leaders are later visited by the clairvoyant Cyradisthe seeress of Kellwho reveals that the kidnapping was carried out by Zandramasthe new Child of Dark.

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This series is a continuation of the characters in the Belgariad. Loved the simple, classically-influenced style of the Belgariad’s narration.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This series seemed like such a hollow money grab, but at the same time I have a lot of fond memories of the original series so I’m going to keep trudging along like a good Sendarian rutabaga farmer.


Mar 08, Jeremy Preacher rated it really liked it. Same thing also is encountered in The Domes. Demon Lord of Karanda: It has been so very long since I’ve read these, that it truly is like reading them again for the first time.

This is explained in the series, but can be somewhat monotonous. Several of the trees appeared to have been specifically designed for climbing, and one huge, white old birch overhanging the stream promised the exhilarating combination of climbing a tree and falling into the water, all at one time. The book also ends with the gang heading out for Nyissa which is exactly where the gang landed in book two of the Belgariad series!

Usually, this is the main theme fantasy. The author telegraphs what’s supposed to be plot twists books ahead, never introduces a single character, place, or element without usually obvious importance to the plot, and in the end, nothing the characters do matters, because the author simply never lets anything go wrong for more than a page, and in fact eventually codifies the whole thing as being the result of the overarching prophecy that drives both series, eventually even stating that the repetitiveness of the plot itself – down to the shitty jokes the characters keep repeating – is a part of it.

Garion had slain the evil God Torak and been crowned King of Riva. He later switched to writing epic fantasy, a field in which he achieved great success. And Eddings still has some of the funny left.

Guardians Of The West by David Eddings

David Eddings was an American author who wrote several best-selling series of epic fantasy novels. When all objections are overcome, the company assembles and departs. A favorite of mine as a child, with characters of perhaps a stereotypical sort, but well-written and enjoyable in the end. Before they can leave the island, Mallorean soldiers come looking for them, and Cyradis, who must abet both Necessities equally, tells Toth to alert the guards to their presence.


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Questo volume contiene i primi 3 episodi della saga dei Mallorean: You would think that this would be boring and just a re hash of the first series but you know what? I love Aldur’s followers, and I even miss Zedar. The demons go after Garion’s group, sensing the Orb ‘s presence, but Aldur infuses Durnik with his own powers, and he defeats and banishes Nahaz.

Eddings does not hide the fact that this book is pretty much the same as the last. The premise was cool, I liked the mix of characters and edings magical system developed by the author just plain worked.

Alas, King Rhodar, your fatness bit you in the arse mate An oldie, but a goodie. But there are 4 books to go so I’ll comment when I’m done with the series. The Belgariad was a prefect fantasy series for young adults but I must admit that there was nothing too original in there and the characters were basic stereotypes. Guardias lets the tension build slowly and rewards his faithful readers with nuggets of really worthwhile parts.

Dec 22, Narilka rated it really liked it Shelves: Domes of Fire The Tamuli: Books by David Eddings. The Prophecy has been fulfilled.

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