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Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings

Castle of Wizardry (1984)

by David Eddings

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Series: The Belgariad (4)

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The 4th book of the series. It keeps getting better, the characters are really well written, the story is really taking you in. I even felt a bit sorry for Ce'Nedra in the end. The wirter split it up in two seperate storylines, one for Garion and Belgarath and one for Polgara and Ce'Nedra, and it is really well done. Can't wait to read the last part. ( )
  Farore | Feb 7, 2014 |
the second-last part of the Belgariad. Don't read these books out of order as they have very little stand-alone quality. The Belgariad is superior to the Sword of Shannaras. ( )
  DinadansFriend | Dec 1, 2013 |
So prophecy gets to be its own little sentient whatever.

I feel like that took away from the story. ( )
  Bookstooge | Sep 26, 2013 |
Great character development but not a lot of action. A prophesy is at long last fulfilled, but after that the book drags slightly as it builds toward the next and final book in the series. Still a fun and light read in an engaging epic. ( )
  wethewatched | Sep 24, 2013 |
2010 reread part the fourth! ( )
  lumpish | Apr 25, 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
Taylor, GeoffCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Being an account of how Riva Iron-grip became Guardian of the Orb of Aldur and of the evil wrought by Nyissa.
- based upon The Book of Alorn and later accounts

Now a time came when Cherek and his three sons went with Belgarath the Sorcerer into Mallorea. (prologue)
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It had all begun with the theft of the Orb that had so long protected the West from the evil God Torak. Before that, Garion had been a simple farm boy. Afterward, he discovered that his aunt was really the Sorceress Polgara and his grandfather was Belgarath, the Eternal Man. Then, on the long quest to recover the Orb, Garion found to his dismay that he, too, was a sorcerer.

Now, at last, the Orb was regained and the quest was nearing its end. Of course, the questors still had to escape from this crumbling enemy fortress and flee across a desert filled with Murgo soldiers searching for them, while Grolim Hierarchs strove to destroy them with dark magic. Then, somehow, they must manage to be in Riva with the Orb by Erastide. After that, however, Garion was sure that his part in these great events would be finished.

But the Prophecy still held future surprises for Garion--and for the little princess Ce'Nedra.

This continues the magnificent epic of The Belgariad,  begun in Pawn of Prophecy, Queen of Sorcery, and Magician's Gambit--a fantasy set against a background of the war of men, Kings, and Gods that had spanned seven thousand years--a novel of fate, strange lands, and a prophecy that must be fulfilled!  

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The Orb protecting the West from the evil God Torak was regained and the quest was nearing its end. Or so Garion thought. But the Prophecy still held future surprises for Garion--and the little princess Ce'Nedra.

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