The Belgariad is a five-book fantasy epic written by David Eddings, following the journey of protagonist Garion and his companions, first to recover a sacred stone, and later to use it against antagonist Torak. Contents. 1 Works in the series. Pawn of Prophecy; Queen of Sorcery; Magician’s Gambit. Queen of Sorcery is the second book in David Edding’s fantasy series The Belgariad. The book follows on from the event [ ]. Book 2 Queen of Sorcery. Queen of Sorcery. by. David Eddings. Book 2 of the Belgariad. Table Of Contents. Prologue. Part One. Chapter 1 ยท Chapter 2.

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Several more interesting characters are introduced in this book and they are quite refreshing and amusing. Looking for More Great Reads? Queen of Sorcery [Feb 20, ] 1 4 Aug 19, These books are certainly more about the journey, 2 books in and we are still on the road.

The narration is worth it These books are certainly more about the journey, 2 books in davi we are still on the road. Anne McCaffrey Narrated by: Garion thereafter incapacitates the Hierarchs of Rak Cthol in retaliation for an attack upon Durnik.

Through the first two parts of the book, snippets of her hidden history are revealed which works to add depth to an already fascinating character.

Notting aunt Pol, realy. And, well, it’s Eddings – the prose is still smooth and very readable, the dialogue is still amusing and sometimes very touching.

With Garion on the throne, peace has finally come to the West. The narrator simply can’t decide what pronunciations to use for places and people, so changes all the time, often within the course of a sentence. Also in The Belgariad. OR am I crazy? Abby is trapped, not only between both sides of the war, but in a mortal conflict between two powerful men. If it’s written with a hard c or k, he’ll pronounce it with the guttural “ch” sound. We discover that he is also the man with no shadow that was always lurking about in Garion’s thought.


Refresh and try again. This was such a fun sword and sorcery adventure! The party continue to Vo Mimbre, the Arendish capital, where Garion reveals the plot to kill Korodullin, without naming its local conspirators, and Mandorallen challenges Nachak to a duel, which Hettar terminates by killing Nachak. Arriving at Nyissa by boat, Garion, angry at the treatment of the slaves there, uses the Will and the Word the ability shared by himself with Belgarath, Polgara, and all other sorcerers in the story to teleport one but does not know that the leeches in the river are poisonous so the slave dies.

August 15, ISBN: However, the difference with Tolkien is that Frodo isn’t a part of any prophecy, he is just a little person with a very big task, and the reason he is performing the task is because he first of all was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and secondly he pretty much has a heart of gold.

Good listen, better read as the story involves, so the characters become more familiar and less confusing as you recognise them all.

Queen of Sorcery introduces us to the Queej who are “not very bright but very brave” and who’s nobles engage in almost casual warfare while severely mistreating their serfsthe Tolnedrans materialistic and obsessed with stature and the Nyissans who emulate the snake.

Not really my thing. Is there anything you would change about this book?


Queen of Sorcery (The Belgariad, #2) by David Eddings

It would be sheer folly to try to conceal the true nature of Althalus, for his flaws are the stuff of legend. I recommend this to anyone who loves fantasy writing. And does Polgara somehow just keep on being eddiings more annoying than before?

In times past, the mighty telepathic dragons and their riders were the only protection from the dreaded, life-threatening Sogcery. As much as the title refers to Polgara, it is applicable to her nemesis here as well.

David Eddings, Leigh Eddings Narrated by: Or there are other qeen out there who can’t do quite as much, but just use enough of a different ‘voice’ higher pitch, lower pitch, hard, soft etc to distinguish the various characters and leave it at that. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings

By this point, everyone seems to have come from Eastern Europe or a Monty Python skit. Did it make you laugh or cry?

While that might not add much, it at least does not get in the way. Instead we are introduced to yet more characters who seem to have absolutely no reason to be on-page at all, such as Lelldorin. Her development as a character here is obvious. Enchanter’s End Game The Belgariad: This audiobook can be listened to on: But when my boss is injured by a edddings, it’s time for me to put my big girl pants on.

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