Castle of Wizardry

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Demco Media, 1984 - Fiction - 375 pages
The Belgariad is an epic fantasy of immense scope, telling the tale of struggles between ancient Gods and mighty Kings, and of men in strange lands facing fated events, all bound by a prophecy that must be fulfilled. It all began with the theft of the Orb that protected the West from the evil God Torak. Before that, Garion had been a simple farm boy. Afterward, he discovered he's a sorcerer. Now, at last, the Orb has been regained & the quest nears its end.

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

This series, The Belgariad, is on NPR top 100 SF and Fantasy novels. Edding's five-volume epic fantasy follows young farmboy Garion as he is drawn into a quest for a stolen mystical orb, and the rich ... Read full review

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User Review  - hskey - LibraryThing

I still think the quality of writing is high, and I thought Garion's ascent to greater heights was handled really well. Polgara (Aunt Pol) remains my favorite character, and I did enjoy Ce'Nedra's arc ... Read full review

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About the author (1984)

David Eddings was born on July 7, 1931 in Spokane, Washington. He received a B.A. in English from Reed College in Portland in 1954 and a M.A. in Middle English from the University of Washington in 1961. After serving in the U.S. Army for two years, he worked as a grocery clerk, as a sales clerk for the Boeing Company, and as an English teacher in a business college and a teachers' college. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 25 books, many of them with his wife Leigh Eddings. His first novel, High Hunt, was published in 1973. His other works include the Belgariad series, the Mallorean series, the Elenium series, and the Dreamers series. He died on June 2, 2009 at the age of 77.

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