Castle Of Wizardry: Book Four Of The Belgariad

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Transworld, Jan 26, 2010 - Fiction - 448 pages

BOOK 4 OF THE BELGARIAD, the worldwide bestselling fantasy series by master storyteller David Eddings. Discover the epic story that inspired thousands - from Raymond Feist's The Riftwar Cycle series to George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones.

Fate gives no choice...
Slay or be slain...

The Orb is regained, the quest near its end. Garion and his companions have only to reach Riva and return the Orb, to allow peace to reign once more.

But fate still has a card to play for Garion. And it is his life that must be gambled...

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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 (2010)

David Eddings (1931-2009) published his first novel, High Hunt, in 1973, before turning to the field of fantasy with The Belgariad, soon followed by The Malloreon.

Born in Spokane, Washington, and raised in the Puget Sound area north of Seattle, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, in 1954, and a master of arts degree from the University of Washington in 1961.

He served in the US Army, worked as a buyer for the Boeing Company, and was both a grocery clerk and a college English teacher. He lived in Nevada until his death, at the age of 77.

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