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Legends tell how Belgarath the sorcerer and his daughter Polgara defeated the evil God Torak, imprisoning him in an endless sleep. But now a priest of Torak is racing to his God with the Orb of Aldur and is racing to reawaken him. Belgarath and Polgara are on his trail. With them is Garion, a simple farm boy only months before. And with each league the group travel, the power of sorcery is growing in Garon . . . --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
David Eddings [The Belgariad series] -- This is like Bonanza, or like I Love Lucy. There will be other fantasy series, but there can never be another that's so seminal, that so captures the essence of fantasy. Big Dave and Little Leigh grow their heroes from the ground up, and they grow the best.
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Belgarion starts to come into his powers and struggles with the knowledge of who he is and what his role in the quest will be.Published 13 months ago by Jenifer Mohammed, Author of Resurrecting Cybele
Eddings seems to make this book a little longer. If I remember correctly it was around 350 pages compared to the 247 of the first book. Read morePublished on Sept. 1 2003 by R. Reinhart
"Queen of Sorcery" is another fast-paced, well-written, and wonderfully detailed fantasy adventure story. Read morePublished on March 7 2003 by not4prophet
This is Book the Second in Series the First, in which the young ex-scullery boy Garion discovers that there's Something About Him, though people won't say exactly what that is. Read morePublished on June 10 2002
Don't look to David Eddings for literature. This is commercial pulp fantasy to the core. It rips off Tolkien and a slew of other authors, and the long, drawn out series often... Read morePublished on April 26 2002 by Steven Dennis
This is probably the third time I've read through this series since I first stumbled across it in my teenage years and this time, it just doesn't seem as good as I remember... Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2002