Belgariad 5

Belgariad 5 : Enchanter

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'Come, Belgarion, Child of Light. I await thee in the City of Night ...' A confrontation that has been prophesied for thousands of years is racing towards a conclusion. For as Garion comes into his heritage as the Rivan King, Overlord of the West, and takes up the Orb of Aldur to protect the land, Torak awakes and his evil hordes of Murgo soldiers and Grolim priests march in his name. While the princess Ce'Nedra mobilises the forces of the free lands to repel the invaders, Garion heads for his duel with Torak - a duel upon which the fate of the whole world depends...show more

Product details

  • 12+
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 131 x 200 x 29mm | 296g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • Some b/w maps
  • 0552554804
  • 9780552554800
  • 27,304

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

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Come, Belgarion, Child of Light. I await thee in the City of Night . . .' A confrontation that has been prophesied for thousands of years is racing towards a conclusion. For as Garion comes into his heritage as the Rivan King, Overlord of the West, and takes up the Orb of Aldur to protect the land, Torak awakes and his evil hordes of Murgo soldiers and Grolim priests march in his name. While the princess Ce'Nedra mobilises the forces of the free lands to repel the invaders, Garion heads for his duel with Torak - a duel upon which the fate of the whole world depends...show more

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'Come, Belgarion, Child of Light. I await thee in the City of Night . . .' Garion has been crowned as Overlord of the West, the rightful descendant of Riva Iron-grip and the bearer of the Orb of Aldur. But the Prophecy is not yet fulfilled. For across the seas, the evil God Torak is waking once more. While hordes ofMurgos and Grolims march under his banner to destroy the free peoples of the Alorn kingdoms, Garion must ride towards a meeting that has been prophesied since the beginning of time. In the decaying ruins of the City of Endless Night, he must face the Dragon-God in a dread duel, the outcome of which will determine the destiny of the entire world . . . ENCHANTERS' END GAME is the final, triumphant book in a magnificent fantasy epic set against a history of seven thousand years of struggles between Gods and Kings and men. 'Fun, exciting, intriguing fantasy . . . immerse yourself and enjoy!' DARREN SHANshow more

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"Fun, exciting, intriguing fantasy in which the characters are as important as the quest and magical elements . . . immerse yourself and enjoy!"show more

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