Belgariad 2: Queen of Sorcery

Belgariad 2: Queen of Sorcery

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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 . . .show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 28mm | 322.05g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Fantasy maps
  • 0552554774
  • 9780552554770
  • 21,452

Review quote

"A classic coming-of-age epic . . . The Belgariad will always have a place of honor on my bookshelves" -- Christopher Paolini "Fun, exciting, intriguing fantasy in which the characters are as important as the quest and magical elements . . . immerse yourself and enjoy!" -- Darren Shan "Fabulous" -- Anne McCaffreyshow more

About David Eddings

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.show more

Back cover copy

Mistress of the Will and the Word . . . 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 - 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 - through Arendia and Tolnedra and on into Nyissa, the land of the Serpent Queen -the power of sorcery is growing in Garion. . . QUEEN OF SORCERY is the second book in a magnificent fantasy epic set against a history of seven thousand years of struggles between Gods and Kings and men. 'A classic coming-of-age epic . . . The Belgariad will always have a place of honor on my bookshelves' Christopher Paolini 0 552 554774 978 0 552 554770 www.kidsatrandomhouse.co.ukshow more

Review Text

"A classic coming-of-age epic . . . The Belgariad will always have a place of honor on my bookshelves"show more

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2 3% (1,562)
1 1% (323)
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