Polgara, daughter of Belgarath and Poledra, narrates this epic final volume in the David Eddings, Author Del Rey $ (p) ISBN Polgara the Sorceress is an immortal sorceress in the The Belgariad and The Malloreon. She is the (many generations removed) aunt of Belgarion and the. Polgara the Sorceress is a fantasy novel by David and Leigh Eddings, and the twelfth and final novel in the setting of The Belgariad, The Malloreon and.

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This page was last edited on 21 Marchat The only reason to read this book is in order to have read all the books of the Belgarion world, and as with the rest of Eddings fantasy, it is an easy read that can be absorbed in a matter of hours without any noticable brain activity.

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Other books in eddinngs series. The story of the world of Belgarath and his family now occupies twelve books, though the two prequels match in length any two of the others.

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In a recent interview with sffworld. Apr 12, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: At the Battle of Vo Mimbre, Hte learned that in the prophecies of her enemies, she was the intended bride of the dark god Torakwhom she therefore defied at each meeting. I thought I wouldn’t like this book as much as I do the original series, because it doesn’t have all the characters I’ve come to know and love aside from Polgara, Belgarath, and a handful of others. Of course, by the end of th Belgariad I’d come around, but THIS book really explains so much more about Polgara and why she sroceress the sorcereas she is, I really fell in love with it.

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The strong point of this series was the adventure, not the characterization nor the witty dialogue which Eddings seemed to imagine he was writing so I see no need to read this unless you are a Belgariad completist. She became an expert in not being noticed, often living in the towns of Sendaria.


Buy from our partners. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. That said, the usual standard rules concerning reading any Eddings work applies, perhaps even moreso because this book admittedly is just a retread of events that have already been written about, just from another character’s POV. Her refusal to accept Torak’s dominance At Vo Mimbre and in the volume 5 of the Belgariad [Enchanters’ End Game]due to her previously unrealized love for Durnikwas a key point an Event in the fight between the two competing Prophecies.

The Belgariad Series and the Mallorean Series are hands down one of the best science fiction series ever written. Polgara bitterly resented the “loss” of her sister, who had been the center of her life, but the shared loss eventually brought father and daughter closer together, and Polgara was presented for the first time as beautiful Polgara the Sorceress.

Although the male disciples tended to be gray-haired, Polgara remained young. The daughter of Belgarath and the shape-shifter Poledra, she has worked her powerful magic for three thousand years. Following Torak’s defeat at Vo Mimbre, Polgara returned to caring for the descendants of Riva, eventually raising Garion. International Editions Edit Due to different publishing standards, the large text was often divided for international markets.

Ultimately she was proclaimed the “Duchess of Erat”. Preview — Polgara the Sorceress by David Eddings.

For many years, Polgara hated her father. Jan 25, Amadee Tous rated it it was amazing. It’s nice to see things from Polgara’s perspective, but a lot of what I was most interested in was skipped over.

When I first started reading the Belgariad I thought Polgara was extremely dry and I couldn’t understand everyone’s affection for her, she just didn’t seem like the mothering type of figure to me that wddings were portraying her as.

Paperback Hardcover eBook Audio. Return to Book Page. That upset me quite a bit. May 30, Maddy Lanslots rated it it was amazing. Soon after her birth, her father, Belgarathtouched her forehead in a gesture of welcome to his first-born which was also a symbol to which his original race performed on their first born.

Refresh and try again. Retrieved from ” http: I love the world that it is set in; it is so well developed even if it is a bit static, no culture stays the same for years and I appreciated getting Polgara’s sorceess that rounded out Belgarath’s. He was flushing the fuel tank of the car with water when he lit a piece of paper and threw into the puddle to test if it was still flammable.


The main part of the story then opens, revealing that Polgara and her twin sister Beldaran were raised by their adoptive uncles, the deformed Beldin and the twin sorcerers Beltira and Belkira all disciples of Aldurlike Belgarathafter the apparent death of their mother, Poledra.

David Eddings’ first books which were general fiction sold moderately well. I’ll just be annoyed while I do it. A magnificent epic fantasy novel that is an absorbing read, which combines a complex plot with remarkable imagination. Polgara’s story is a long and complicated one, starting in her mother’s womb before she and Beldaran are even born. It isn’t quite so enjoyable as an adult. It’s headed straight for Awash in sexism, with a lolgara sprinkling of racism, this story follows the titular character as she bullies her way through history.

She later becomes the wife of Durnikthe blacksmith turned sorcerer, sorcerexs as the Man with Two Lives.

Polgara the Sorceress

Mar 14, Simon Mcleish rated it liked it. The main part of the story then opens just before the birth of Polgara and her sister. When the Rivan King was killed by assassins, Polgara sofceress the guardian of a secret line of surviving heirs. 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.

Jun 29, Debb rated it it was amazing. My daughters have even recruited their friends to read them and again, everyone is a fan. Bibliography by David Eddings. Over the years, she edrings a relationship with the descendants of Beldaran. A relatively young Polgara spent many years in the Arendish duchy of Vo Wacune.