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    The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of the Gelbariad and the Malloreon (The Belgariad & The Malloreon) (Paperback) By (author) David Eddings, By (author) Leigh Eddings

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    DescriptionJoin David and Leigh Eddings on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the extensive background materials they compiled before beginning the masterpiece of epic fantasy unforgettably set down in The Belgariad and The Malloreon and their two companion volumes, Belgarath the Sorcerer and Polgara the Sorceress. Our tour stretches from the wealthy Empire of Tolnedra to the remote Isle of the Winds, from the mysterious mountains of Ulgoland to the forbidding reaches of darkest Mallorea. Along the way, you will meet old friends and enemies alike. Rare volumes will be opened to your eyes. Sacred holy books in which you may read the secrets of the Gods themselves and of their prophets. Scholarly histories of the rise and fall of empires from the Imperial Library at Tol Honeth. The profound mysteries of the Malloreon Gospels. THE RIVAN CODEX will enrich your understanding of all that has gone before . . . and whet your appetite for more spectacular adventures from this talented team.


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    Title
    The Rivan Codex
    Subtitle
    Ancient Texts of the Gelbariad and the Malloreon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Eddings, By (author) Leigh Eddings
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 108 mm
    Height: 177 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 231 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780345435866
    ISBN 10: 0345435869
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T General Subject: 350
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 813/.54
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009030
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25720
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004260, LAN002000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3555.D38 R5 1999
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009020
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Random House Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Del Rey Books
    Publication date
    02 November 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    David Eddings published his first novel, High Hunt, in 1973, before turning to the field of fantasy and The Belgariad, soon followed by The Malloreon. Born in Spokane, Washington, in 1931, 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 has served in the United States Army, has worked as a buyer for the Boeing Company, and has been a grocery clerk and a college English teacher. Leigh Eddings has collaborated with her husband for more than a dozen years. David and Leigh Eddings live in the Southwest.
    Review quote
    "DAZZLING FANTASY THAT WILL CAPTIVATE THOSE UNINITIATED IN ANY OF THE SERIES AND BEGUILE OLD SERIES HANDS WITH ITS STORYTELLING." --Booklist "IRRESISTIBLE . . . FULL OF TREASURES." --Publishers Weekly
    Back cover copy
    Join David and Leigh Eddings on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the extensive background materials they compiled before beginning the masterpiece of epic fantasy unforgettably set down in The Belgariad and The Malloreon and their two companion volumes, Belgarath the Sorcerer and Polgara the Sorceress.Our tour stretches from the wealthy Empire of Tolnedra to the remote Isle of the Winds, from the mysterious mountains of Ulgoland to the forbidding reaches of darkest Mallorea. Along the way, you will meet old friends and enemies alike. Rare volumes will be opened to your eyes. Sacred holy books in which you may read the secrets of the Gods themselves and of their prophets. Scholarly histories of the rise and fall of empires from the Imperial Library at Tol Honeth.The profound mysteries of the Malloreon Gospels. THE RIVAN CODEX will enrich your understanding of all that has gone before ... and whet your appetite for more spectacular adventures from this talented team.
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    Join David and Leigh Eddings on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the extensive background materials they compiled before beginning the masterpiece of epic fantasy unforgettably set down in The Belgariad and The Malloreon and their two companion volumes, Belgarath the Sorcerer and Polgara the Sorceress. Our tour stretches from the wealthy Empire of Tolnedra to the remote Isle of the Winds, from the mysterious mountains of Ulgoland to the forbidding reaches of darkest Mallorea. Along the way, you will meet old friends and enemies alike. Rare volumes will be opened to your eyes. Sacred holy books in which you may read the secrets of the Gods themselves and of their prophets. Scholarly histories of the rise and fall of empires from the Imperial Library at Tol Honeth. The profound mysteries of the Malloreon Gospels. THE RIVAN CODEX will enrich your understanding of all that has gone before . . . and whet your appetite for more spectacular adventures from this talented team.