Guardians Of The West
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Guardians Of The West

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Book 1 of the "Malloreon", the worldwide bestselling fantasy series by one of the godfathers of the tradition. Discover the epic stories that inspired generations of fantasy writers - from Raymond Feist's "The Riftwar Cycle" to George R. R. Martin's "A Game of Thrones". Evil doesn't disappear. It just changes form...The evil God Torak is slain, and Garion, the long-awaited King of Riva, hopes for peace. And for a while he gets his wish. But then a darker prophecy is revealed, and new and more insidious forces gather. As danger mounts from all quarters, and his son is kidnapped, Garion has no choice but to follow his fate, wherever it might lead...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 129 x 199 x 28mm | 305g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • map
  • 0552168564
  • 9780552168564
  • 87,742

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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BOOK 1 OF THE MASTER STORYTELLER’S SECOND EPIC SERIES THE MALLOREON Evil doesn’t disappear. It just changes form... The evil God Torak is slain, and Garion, the long-awaited King of Riva, hopes for peace. And for a while he gets his wish. But then a darker prophecy is revealed, and new and more insidious forces gather. As danger mounts from all quarters, and his son is kidnapped, Garion has no choice but to follow his fate, wherever it might lead...show more

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