David Eddings

David Eddings

  • 5 stars across 6 books
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.
7th September 2006

Belgariad 1: Pawn of Prophecy

Long ago, the evil God Torak fought a war to obtain an object of immense power - the Orb of Aldur. But Torak was defeate... MoreBelgariad 1: Pawn of Prophecy

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7th September 2006

Belgariad 2: Queen of Sorcery

Legends tell how Belgarath the sorcerer and his daughter Polgara defeated the evil God Torak, imprisoning him in an endl... MoreBelgariad 2: Queen of Sorcery

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7th September 2006

Belgariad 3: Magician's Gambit

Many thousands of years ago, two prophecies came into being and a moment was fixed, when only one would determine the fu... MoreBelgariad 3: Magician's Gambit

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3rd May 2007

Belgariad 5: Enchanter's End Game

'Come, Belgarion, Child of Light. I await thee in the City of Night . . .'A confrontation that has been prophesied for t... MoreBelgariad 5: Enchanter's End Game

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1st March 2007

Belgariad 4: Castle of Wizardry

In the Hall of the Rivan King . . .Garion and his companions now have the Orb of Aldur, carried by an innocent young boy... MoreBelgariad 4: Castle of Wizardry

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