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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Open Preview See a Problem? Plenty of magic, mayhem, plots, and characters, these books whet my appetite for fantasy.

Would recommend this series to pretty much anyone. The ending to this book was both heart breaking and exciting. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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Guardians of the West

Efdings someone says I should read The Belgarion series first, I would agree of it. However, another character who is not new but wasn’t known too well in the first series is blossoming.

There are a load of key moments in this book I recall but, racking my brains, I cannot recall what is to come next. Paperbackpages. Apart from Aunt Pol of course, who is her usual stoic and practical self and Belgarath who is as calm and collected as ever. I absolutely loved getting back with the edrings from the Belgariad, yet this novel is set up so that readers can easily dive into this spin off from here.

Not as good as the first series, but worth reading!

The Malloreon, Vol. 1: Guardians of the West / King of the Murgos / Demon Lord of Karanda

However, this plot isn’t particularly compelling, and it felt like the entire last half of the book was administrivia interspersed with really over-prepared battles. Worse, he learned that the Dark Prophecy was still waging its ancient struggle against the Prophecy of Light.

The author is clearly setting up the readers for the rest of the story in this book and I am curious what will happen. Shortly thereafter, Poledra joins them in the guise of a wolfbringing an orphaned cub later domesticated by Ce’Nedra.

Aldur, before leaving, informs Belgarath, Dddingsand Polgara that Gurdians is “also my beloved Disciple, as he was the best suited of ye”.

This book is nicely written and while it will not win any awards is a fine read. It was called “banter” in the original 5 books. Again, a bit juvenile compared to most hard core fanatasy books, but still entertaining – don’t expect any complicated themes The fact that the characters themself are dsvid of this at one point, one of them asks “If feels as if we’ve done all of this before” doesn’t help, as the in book explaination is just overly defensive on Eddings part some crap about an unbroken, mystical cycle, having to break some pre-historical curse of dark gods etc.


At the end of The BelgariadGarion has slain the evil god Torak and believes that he may expect lasting peace.

I love how vivid each of these individuals was. I’m surprised that I recognised the names in this book despite having read about them last only eddungs years ago.

The first half of the book follows Errand as he moves to the Vale to live with Polgara, Durnik and the legendary but mischievous sorcerer Belgarath. I did read all of this series, and when I was a spotty teenager I really did enjoy them, however I pretty much stopped following this author at the end of the Mallorean, despite him writing further books.

I have to say overall it was great to be a part of their world for the time being: Ultimately, Garion learns that he is still a figure of guardizns and bears the responsibility of defeating the one who will succeed Torak as “Child of Dark”. The Mallorean was sloppily written and most of the time wanting to show off the results of a liberal arts education if a tree falls in a forest The Ancient Egyptian gods have defeated all the other pantheons and claimed dominion over the earth, dividing it into warring factions.

David Eddings’ first books which were general fiction sold moderately well. Preview — Guardians of the West by David Eddings. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. I’d not started Mallorean because I’ve heard bad reviews of it, and I wanted to leave the series with good memories. Lo consiglio a chi vuole intrattenere il tempo se ne avete da gettar via.

I’m gladly going ahead to the next book tonight. The first half or so of the book tends towards the tedious – it’s a rehash of Queen of Sorcery to the point where the characters are remarking on it.

The second half, involving the titular King, works much daviv. They have also had The heroes are back for another grand adventure 15 July Well when I was younger and had finished the Belgariad I was thrilled to see that Eddings had decided to continue the story of Garion and his friends in a brand new adventure.


The fact that the characters themself are aware of this at one point, one of them asks “If feels as if we’ve done all of this before” doesn’t help, as the Even my seventh grade self found this sequal to the Belgariad to be laughably self-derivitive, and seeing that Eddings is perhaps the poster-child for derivitive guradians to begin with, that means this book is about as un-original as it gets.

Apparently not because there is a whole new continent to explore, and more ravid brewing in the east. Alcune volte un po’ discontinuo, soprattutto agli inizi dove il tempo passa molto velocemente.

Also by David Eddings. Unfortunately, David Eddings basically repeats all of the themes of the Belgariad in the Mallorean. However, there is one thw aspect which distinguishable between Guardians and Domes; description of battle. I’m surprised that I recognised the names in this book despite having read about them last I haven’t read a fantasy fiction novel in over a year.

Garion had slain the wezt God Torak and been crowned King of Riva. A favorite of mine as a child, with characters of perhaps a stereotypical sort, but well-written and enjoyable in the end.

I find the books really easy to read and at the same time really engaging. Lists with This Book. Eddings gets a bad press from many long-time fantasy readers but I think that they have missed the point; the books should be read when you are a young adult, not when you are older and more davi.

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When all objections are overcome, the company assembles and departs. I did however despise his characterization, while some of the minor characters were in I read Edding’s novels with great relish when I was much younger. Feb 11, Nicci rated it liked it. Back then I thought it was the same again, that even the plot took too much from the first and I felt there was too much in the book that relied on fate as a plot device.

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