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    The Elder Gods (Paperback) By (author) David Eddings, By (author) Leigh Eddings

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    DescriptionNew series, new world, and a glorious story destined to reach the biggest audience yet. They are called the Dreamers. They look like sleeping children. They are, in fact, Gods. There are eight elder Gods, four awake, four asleep, by turns. When they sleep, they sleep for eons. The only time the Gods are vulnerable is when the sleepers awake. Knowing this, the Ruler of the Wasteland, ambitious to become a God by destroying Gods, watches and waits, marshalling troops for war. So it is that the coming of the Dreamers passes unnoticed in the Wasteland. But the world is soon out of kilter, it is being dreamed, and the awakening of gods is no simple transition. The sleeping Gods are stirring. When they wake the battle will begin. There will be trickery and deception. Tribes of humans, creatures of the deep, the sea itself and the earth, the weather and the divinities, all will play their part in the epic struggle against the Ruler of the Wasteland. In their own exquisitely effortless style, David and Leigh Eddings weave a web around the reader of magic, mystery and humour. The Elder Gods is the first in a new and eagerly anticipated series of four books from the bestselling authors David and Leigh Eddings. It is a magical, action-packed, totally engaging and characterful novel on the grandest scale.


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    Title
    The Elder Gods
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Eddings, By (author) Leigh Eddings
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007157600
    ISBN 10: 0007157606
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FM, FL
    DC22: FIC, 813.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    Ingram Subject Code: FA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009000
    Thema V1.0: FL, FM
    Illustrations note
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    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Voyager
    Publication date
    03 January 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Eddings was born in Washington State in 1931 and grew up near Seattle. He graduated from the University of Washington and went on to serve in the US Army. Subsequently he worked as a buyer for the Boeing company and taught college-level English. His first novel was a contemporary adventure, but he soon began a spectacular career as a fantasy writer with his bestselling series The Belgariad.
    Review quote
    'All the verve and pace we've come to expect.' The Dark Side