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Magician's gambit (original 1983; edition 1997)

by David Eddings

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Title:Magician's gambit
Authors:David Eddings
Info:New York : Ballantine, 1997.
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Magician's Gambit by David Eddings (1983)

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Prosegue la sotoria di Blgarath, Polgara, Garion & C. Ed il livello della narrazione è sempre elevato. Devo dire che è il primo libro nel quale le varie divinità appaiono, ma appaiono come se fossero esseri quasi normali. Anche i "super poteri" di Polgara e Belgarath sono rovinano la narrazione o la storia, come mi è capitato di vedere in altri libri. Non vedo l'ora di mettere le mani sul prossimo capitolo! :) ( )
  cecca | Jul 28, 2014 |
The promise of the earlier books seems to dissipate in this third volume of the Belgariad, when it becomes obvious that we'll have more adventures, but it'll be like a Wednesday night role-playing session. There'll be some interesting things happen, but we all have to quit by school-night bedtime, so it won't be very engrossing. ( )
  DinadansFriend | Dec 1, 2013 |
The action ramps up in the third book of the Belgarion and this one might be my favorite so far. Loved all the monsters, and cool to see Garion learning more about sorcery! He even has to move a rock with his mind, Skywalker style. I'm not always into fantasy but this is a fun and accessible series. ( )
  wethewatched | Sep 24, 2013 |
The story picks up a lot. The copy I was reading contains the first three books in the series and began with a letter from the author detailing how he realizes how simplistic the series is. A mighty quest with varied characters culminating in an epic battle. I'll finish the series at some point. I do enjoy the series but I would not give it more than three stars. ( )
  renrav | Sep 22, 2013 |
2010 reread part the third. ( )
  lumpish | Apr 27, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
David Eddingsprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beierle, CameronNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Guarnieri, AnnaritaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Haarala, TarmoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schwinger, LaurenceCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Shapiro, ShellyCartographersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Spångberg, YlvaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Dorothy, who has the enduring grace to put up with Eddings men, and for Wayne, for reasons we both understand but could never be put into words.
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Being an Account of how Gorim sought a God for his People and of how he found UL upon the sacred Mountain of Prolgu.
- based upon The Book of Ulgo and other fragments

At the Beginning of Days, the world was spun out of darkness by the seven Gods, and they also created beasts and fowls, serpents and fishes, and lastly Man.
Her Imperial Highness, Princess Ce'Nedra, jewel of the House of Borune and the loveliest flower of the Tolnedran Empire, sat cross-legged on a sea chest in the oak-beamed cabin beneath the stern of Captain Greldik's ship, nibbling thoughtfully on the end of a tendril of her coppery hair as she watched the Lady Polgara attend to the broken arm of Belgarath the Sorcerer.
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ISBN 0345468643 is for Pawn of Prophecy, not Magician's Gambit.
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Ce'Nedra, Imperial Princess of Tolnedra, had joined a dangerous mission to recover the stolen Orb that supposedly protected the West from the evil God Torak. And somehow, she found herself feeling quite tender for Garion, the innocent farm boy, who would be forced into the strange tower in the center of all evil to retrieve the Orb by himself.

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Garion, a simple farm boy, was going to a strange tower to face a powerful evil magician. He was aided by master sorcerer Belgarth and his daughter, the arch-sorceress Polgara.

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