Bestselling authors David and Leigh Eddings welcome readers back to the time before The Belgariad and The Malloreon series. Join them as. Belgarath the Sorcerer. David Eddings, Author, Leigh Eddings, With Del Rey $ (p) ISBN Tweet. More By and About This Author. The life story of Belgararth the Sorcerer: his own account of the great struggle that went before the Belgariad and the Ma [ ].

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Other books in the series. One of the first things therefore that makes the book slightly unique from a prequal perspective, is its viewpoint. Belgariad PrequelsBelgariad Universe 1.

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The first of a major Feist acquisition, returning to his best-loved series. He was sent on a number of missions throughout the world, dealing with issues that Aldur wished a human representative to see to. This book deserves the five stars I give it, however, as a great and fantastic children book, for ages perhaps. For six months things went well.

Another outstanding book, and a great prequel to “The Belgariad”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But after he purchased it, Ben Holiday learned that there were a few details the ad had failed to mention. I thought I’d get the last or so pages read in a day but even they took me nearly 5! Belgarath the Sorcerer is the tale of a boy who makes good and goes on to become a wizard dirty old man depending on your point of view and to play a formative role in the creation of the world they inhabit and who is responsible and present at much of the major events that transpire!

This re-read was mostly pretty fun, and it’s an interesting tale. It is the story of duty and responsibility and a sense of humor that persists in spite of decade-long diversions, centuries-long sidetracks, and millennia-long grief. A disciple, on the other hand, carries it with him wherever he goes. I’m just relieved I found the courage to say: While it is a prequel, it is probably best to read after reading the Belgariad and the Mallorean.


Want to read these books again. Hopefully it won’t take me half a year to finish like this one! Also, I find the reinforcement of gender roles to be annoying.

More like sitting around with old friends, telling tells and finding out things you never knew about them. Great story Loved it, wonderful story and very well narrated.

Belgarath wasn’t always “older” and wiser, nor did he always have the power he wields. Preview — Belgarath the Sorcerer by David Eddings. The story of Garath’s life over around seven thousands years was such an easy read, as it went from generation to generation of hiding his grandson’s with the help of his daughter Polgara. Mr Daniel Bodle The world is, once again, clear, fun and simple, Manichean in a delightful and fantastical way. I read this year’s back.

Belgarath the Sorcerer by David Eddings book review

On the beautiful planet Pern, colonized for centuries, Land Holders and Craftsmen have traditionally tithed food and supplies to the dragonweyrs to which they are bound. But let’s be real – I’m an insane completist and I’m deeply interested to see how the Eddings will describe Polgara’s perpetually “flinty” gaze when SHE becomes the protagonist of the story When you’re done with this, pick up his next book, Polgara the Sorceress. In fairness I will confess Polgara was never a favourite character of mine although I suspect her story will be interesting reading when I get to it.

Dec 16, Mason Carter rated it it was amazing. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

The concept of a character that has seen humanity drag itself up from the mud, and been at the forefront of every mythical and historical event in memory, never fails to fascinate me. His ceaseless devotion was foredoomed to cost him that which he held most dear—even as his loyal service would extend through echoing centuries of loss, of struggle, and of ultimate triumph.


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Belgarath the Sorcerer

Castle Of Wizardry The Belgariad: He admitted that he had to distance himself from people as they grow older, because endless grief was not a condition the human mind could endure, and he, despite millennia of life, was still human. With this version it is like listening to an old friend tell his favourite tall tale.

If you are a fan of David Eddings work or if this is your first experience if it is I’d recommend the Belgriad series before starting on this then make the time to get this audiobook. Lore Galore Great lore addition! Anne McCaffrey Narrated by: I sorcereer a little disappointed that after all that reading there was no conclusion: While this sometimes caused consternation in Polgara and the mothers of the boys, Belgarath often had some advice or consolation for the current Rivan heir, to help him out with whatever problems he had at the time.

Now, as the elder gods are about to transfer their power to the younger gods, the Vlagh plans to sorcrer advantage of their weakened state and neutralize them, bwlgarath conquering the world. Give as a gift. At home, bandits began to plague the rddings country. Books by David Eddings.

Though it’s not love, or even like at first sight they form a connection – saving their lives – between them. It’s told from the first-person perspective of the mighty Belgarath, which is a tricky enterprise in and of itself.

Jan 12, Justin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Enjoyable I know many dont get on sorcwrer the narration of this book.