This text comprises the background material to Edding's best-loved series, "The Belgariad" and "The Malloreon" . History, georgraphy, myths and folktales, peoples, gods, customs, social organization and more are presented. The series grew out these preliminary sketches.
From reviews of Belgarath the Sorcerer: 'My ideal summer read . . . Having enjoyed the entire ten-book serial, I was delighted to be able to read this latest addition as it not only provides fantastic escapism in itself, but, being a prequel, will make my re-reading of the other books all the more fascinating.' The Irish Times 'All the verve and pace we've come to expect.' The Dark Side 'Offers an absorbing storyline and some memorable characters as, once again, the author touches all the right fantasy bases, with warring gods, political intrigues, supernatural creatures and appealingly human magicians involved in a titanic war over the course of seven millennia. Eddings fans will no doubt snatch this novel off the shelves while readers new to the authors' world won't find a more appropriate place to begin exploring it.' Publishers Weekly 'There's no denying Eddings' offerings do entertain. This novel is for fantasy fans fed up with more fusty fare, or for anyone who likes mischief and merriment.' West Australian
The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of the "Belgariad" and the "Malloreon" by David Eddings
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