Polgara the Sorceress (Malloreon) [David Eddings, Leigh Eddings] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Polgara is the epic culmination of a. Polgara, daughter of Belgarath and Poledra, narrates this epic final volume in the David Eddings, Author Del Rey $ (p) ISBN The queen of truth, love, rage and destiny reveals a the Sorceress is the crowning achievement of the great fantasy epic which began with The Belga.

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Her continued defiance both confused and infuriated him. David Eddings’ wife, Leigh Eddings, was an uncredited co-author on many of his early books, but he had later acknowledged that she contributed to them all. For anyone who loves delving into an entirely new world when they read, this is the series for you. It’s the story of her life up to Pawn of Prophecy by Polgara and mostly I liked the voice, except for the sexism and racism.

Trivia About Polgara the Sorce William rated it really liked it Sep 20, And there she starts on the path toward her destiny as Duchess of Erat, shepherdess of the cause of good, adversary of Torak the One-Eyed Dragon God, and guardian of the world’s last, best hope: Ultimately she earned the gratitude of the dukes and polbara own duchy, and she became the Duchess of Erat.

Although the male disciples tended to be gray-haired, Polgara remained young. That said, “Polgara the Sorceress” is a fundamental read for any Eddings fan, especially for those who crave a sense of completion. Of course, by the end of th Belgariad I’d come around, daviid THIS book really explains so much more about Polgara and why she is the way she is, I really fell in love with it.


Instead, she sounds exactly like Belgarath throughout. The Best Books of By the last book in the series, Eddings’s easy style and insider jokes settles on readers like a comfortable and worn cloak. There she assumes the bird shapes that will serve her on her adventures. Though Polgara’s mother could not be with her, she guided Polgara’s mind and helped her throughout her life.

As this book went along I began to find traces of the “smug voice” that has ruined Eddings’ work past this realm for me. Here is the legendary life story of a woman of wit, passion, and complex emotions, a woman born of two majestic parents who could not have been more unlike one another.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This was also because, as Belgarath believed his wife dead, Belgarath had left for years, wandering from vice to vice in poor mental condition. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. For many years, Polgara resented her father’s long absence from her own upbringing; and when Belgarath resumed care of his daughters, Beldaran was quick to forgive him but Polgara often fled to the Tree at the center of the Vale of Aldur, where she learned to speak to birds and ultimately mastered the Will and the Word.

Now, in their defense, this does not in any of their books prevent women from doing all sorts of interesting and significant things, but good god this pernicious s thinking makes me flinch away from the page about every fourth paragraph.

When I first started reading the Belgariad I thought Polgara was extremely dry and I couldn’t understand everyone’s An amazing companion to Belgarath the Sorcerer. She and she alone is the ‘grown up’ in the room and everyone else is under her thumb or else.

A relatively young Polgara spent many years in the Arendish duchy of Vo Wacune, where she mitigated the Arendish civil wars. When the Rivan King Beldaran’s descendant was assassinated, Polgara became the guardian of a secret line of surviving heirs, incognito in Sendaria and its neighboring domains.


Following Edcings marriage, Polgara also resented the “loss” of her sister; but the shared loss eventually reconciled her to Belgarath. Polgara’s story is a long and complicated one, starting in her mother’s womb before she and Beldaran are even born. May 31, Amber rated it it was ok.

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Aug 26, Dayna rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. Following Torak’s defeat at Vo Mimbre, Polgara returned to caring for the descendants of Riva, eventually raising Garion. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Even though they come first chronologically, the prequels would not be a very interesting read before the remainder of the series. Bibliography by David Eddings.

The endless misogyny would have driven me to throw the book in the trash. Full name and title s. For many years, Polgara hated her father. The first prequel tells a first person narrative of the life of Belgarath the Sorcerer’the Eternal Man’; this second one is the same, courtesy of his daughter, Polgara. I don’t care if the writing is simplified and was probably what would be called Young Adult now, I love these books and am so glad to have revisited them.

She chose instead a simple country blacksmith, Durnik, and lives on a remote farmstaed.