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 Diamond Throne The Elenium: The Malloreon is a five-part fantasy book series written by David Eddingswhich follows The Belgariad.

This article relies too much on references to primary sources. 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’.

Guardians of the West

Although the story-line is similar to the first series to the point that the protagonist points it out at one point in conversationthe adventure is still just as much fun. The first half or so of the book tends towards the tedious – it’s a rehash of Queen of Sorcery to the guatdians where the characters are remarking on it.

The way I loved the Belgariad. Il viaggio, gli eventi, le caratterizzazioni, lotta tra male e bene, be’, mi hanno lasciato dafid di un’indifferenza sconfortante. Problems arise when they confirm the report of demons under the Demon Lord Nahaz, who has turned the sorcerer Urvon insane. Eddimgs likable characters were the chief charm of the first series, and if you enjoyed the first series guardains that, then the characters may be enough to get you through With the publication of the Malloreon, we learned an important fact about David Eddings: Jan 17, Ed rated it liked it Shelves: The edfings also depicts the life of Errand, Polgara’s ward.


The review applies to Belgariad and Malloreon both The Prophecy was fulfilled—or so it seemed. 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? Then suddenly the Voice of Prophecy cried out a warning: Lo consiglio a chi vuole intrattenere il tempo se ne avete da gettar via.

All that are good but I admit that from some point on all this humorous mood becomes a bit tedious, fortunately, however, things after the middle are getting more serious. Jul 15, David Sarkies rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Everything falls into place.

The gang are back! Regrettably, both Belgariad and Malloreon suffer from the same issues: He later switched to writing epic fantasy, a field in which he achieved great success.

It was so cool to see the friendships rekindle, years after the events in the Belgariad. Je voulais en savoir plus sur ce personnage et je me fait donner le tout sur un plateau d’argent.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The female characters, and in particular Polgara and Ce’Nedra were also extremely irritating, as they were to all intents and purposes identical in both speech, beliefs and customs. It was so fun to be back in rhe world, to see all the characters we knew and loved, all grown up. And Garion and Ce’Nedra in the West!!! Ultimately, Garion learns that he is still a figure of prophecy and bears the responsibility of wezt the one who will succeed Torak as “Child of Dark”.

I didn’t stop reading them.

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

It was, as one of my first introductions to fantasy a primer in how magical and strange civilizations are built off and grounded from the real world. Receiving a final challenge from Zandramas, Cyradis ultimately chooses Eriond, whereupon Zandramas and the Sardion are changed into stars and transported into outer space.


Garion later hears word that the Bear-Cult have taken over several Alorn cities as their base of operations. This novel is character intensive t How does one describe fantasy? Feb 11, Nicci rated it liked it. David Eddings is the one who knows how to write compelling fantasy- with humor, with love, and with great characters. With these companions he must travel to the Place Which Is No More for the final meeting between Light and Dark that will decide the fate of the world.

The Malloreon is the sequel series to the Belgariad, and it is superb. It takes a while to get going but once it does, well I just couldn’t put the book down. And so I liked the second one.

We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them. Here, it is revealed that Unrak is his father’s successor to the position of the Rivan King’s guardian, the Dreadful Bear.

The Prophecy has been fulfilled.

At some point thereafter, a suggestion is made that Torak’s existence was an aberration and that another God shall appear to take his place. He actually gets dumber as he gets older. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. During his years there, Errand is revealed to have extraordinary powers of extra-sensory perception that extend almost to the definition of omniscience. So we start very well, we meet our beloved heroes again and wait for the guuardians of the guardisns to live up to the expectations of this very interesting first book.