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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About David Eddings David Eddings published his first novel, High Hunt, inbefore turning to the field of fantasy with the Belgariad, soon followed by the Malloreon.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But there are 4 books to go so I’ll comment when I’m done with the series. I only read the Mallorean through once.

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I loved it so much I read them probably every couple years until 2 of the books literally fell apart. I find Eddings is too indulgent in his characters which makes them seem fake. Feb 22, MrsJoseph rated it liked it Shelves: I didn’t stop reading them. Back then I thought it was the same again, that even the plot took o much from the wesst and I felt there was too much in the book that relied on fate as a plot device.

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

His books are readable, if only borderline so. For there is a dire warning, as a great evil brews in the Eest. The characters are fleshed out here guardans more so than in the second half where the action picks up and the story seems to be heading towards a retelling of ‘The Belgariad’.


The Belgariad was a prefect fantasy guardisns for young adults but I must admit that there was nothing thee original in there and the characters were basic stereotypes. You would think that this would be if and just a re hash of the first series but you know what? Jan 05, Jared rated it liked it. There, they confront Zandramas. View all 12 comments. Dec 22, Narilka rated it really liked it Shelves: He actually gets dumber as he gets older.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Then suddenly the Voice of Prophecy cried out a warning: That could be both a good thing or a bad thing, it might mean I have the dabid of the unexpected to look forwards to or it might mean I have blocked out an awful previous reading experience.

Jan 23, Mark Stratton wesg it really liked it Shelves: The books can stand alone, but they are connected and one should only judge them in their bigger picture.

Gradually, Zakath and Garion become friends. Same thing also is encountered in The Domes. Who knows, maybe one day I will, but in a way it is unlikely. Garion and Ce’Nedra have settled into married life and their roles of ruling the island nation of Riva and work to produce an heir. He had me captivated from cover to cover. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. David Eddings died on June 2, at the age of Articles lacking sources from June All articles lacking sources Articles lacking reliable references from June All articles lacking reliable references Articles with multiple maintenance issues Books with missing cover.

We are now faced with a new prophecy that basically claims Torak was never the final boss and all that dying and killing was a precursor to more swashbuckling across the continent by our heroes.

This was an enjoyable story, the book is easy to read and moves along at a decent pace. Jun 13, Xandinavian rated it liked it Shelves: The characters we already know very ecdings are stagnant.


As I have said before when it comes to books I re-read, these characters are old friends, and I always enjoy getting to visit with them again. On an almost entirely irrelevant note, it is perhaps a bit funnier than it should be seeing how Eddings deals with the, ah, physical aspects of romance among the main characters. Unfortunately the fist half of this book stops it from being 5 stars.

But Garion discovered hints in a previously obscured part of the Mrin Codex. What dominates the whole book is, of course, the humorous writing that we have encountered in the author’s previous books. Want to Read saving….

Urgit, upon learning that Kheldar is his half-brother, arranges for the group to travel south to the Od of Verkat. No trivia or quizzes yet. I loved reading about the characters from the Belgariad at a point later in time, seeing how they grew up and in which ways they are the same, how relationships have evolved and young people matured.

Guardians of the West

Apr 01, Chris Van Weest rated it it was ok Shelves: Fantasy novel series David Eddings sequences High fantasy novels s fantasy novels s fantasy novels. Personally, I feel that one should get to a davdi in writing an epic and then, once finished, move on the bigger and better things.

I was only 12, but I still could see bull-shit when I saw it. The child Errand finally knows what it is to have a family when he goes to live with Polgara and Durnik in the Vale of Aldur. This article has multiple issues.

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