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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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 savid, and in fact eventually codifies ddavid 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.

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Also by David Eddings. I did go back to read the expanded and revised Magicianhowever once again, I thought to myself ‘I have already read this book, I really don’t want to do so again’. The characters are as rich, and their interactions as witty, as before although some of the repeated jokes do become a mite tedious after the 20th iteration.

Dec 22, Narilka rated it really liked it Shelves: May 04, Russell Duhon rated it really liked it. This puzzles Polgara and Belgarath. You would think that this would be boring and just a re hash of the first series but you know what? Of course things can be said against these books – can’t things be said against every book one could possibly think of? The various adventures are entertaining enough that I was mostly able to block out some of the gender-related twitching, and while the ghouls rang particularly false – just needed to move that section along, huh?


Guardians of the West

The Malloreon begins three years after Garion defeated the evil Torak, a story told in the five books comprising The Belgariad. However, the description is still generic, albeit interesting to read. If you wanted to start The Belgariad over as soon as you read the last word, then this book is the answer.

And Garion and Ce’Nedra in the West!!! I’m gladly going ahead to the next book tonight. While the story concludes in The Malloreonminor events occur in the prequels Belgarath the Sorcerer and Polgara the Sorceresswhich otherwise cover the history of the world.

Events are so similar that even the characters notice it. Mordja kills the blindfolded Seeress’s guide Toth; but Garion slays the demon with his ancestral sword. On the island, they are directed to Ashaba, Torak’s ruined castle.

This book was a 3. The Stormlight Archive Brandon Sanderson 9.

Overall, it’s still a very enjoyable read and takes your much deeper into the lore of the world that he’s created. 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.

At the beginning of this chapter, Belgarion and his fellow travellers are brought to Mallorea. He seeks to bring all of humanity under his rule – dest It was so fun to be back in this world, to see all the characters we knew and loved, all grown up.

Guardians Of The West by David Eddings

Nessuno spunto di riflessione leggermente inserito neanche quando ce ne era l’occasione. Belgarath the Sorcerer The Belgariad 7. Pratchett has a lot of characters in his world, and many of them are only minor players in some books such tge Deathbut in others play a major role, and even then the stories are complete in themselves.


I have to say overall it was great to be a part of their world for the time being: In the Malloreon, that is exactly the information we get – with a similar, yet new adventure on top of that. The Voyage South Seymour Hamilton 8. Ironically, both books are sequels of the respective original series. Unfortunately the fist half of this book stops it from being 5 stars. When it is revealed the Qest Prophesy still Dec 03, Sebastien rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I can’t wait to continue with this series.

The trouble with fate or god in a book is that it takes all the edge out of a story when there is a higher authority that can put all of it right. This is highly addictive stuff; if it draws you in then there is a big chance that you will end up reading every single book that Eddings has written.

Ritornano i protagonisti del ciclo di Belgariad in gran spolvero. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This eddimgs is maybe applied to all series authored by Eddings.

What dominates the whole book is, of course, the humorous writing that we have encountered in the author’s previous books. This is my second read through. The main argument given by Eddings readers against the Malloreon series seems to be that it is the same story as the Belgariad: