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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It’s a wonderful ending to the series, and a reminder of sacrifices made to bring about the changes eddinhs need in the world. Polgara was born first, but Beldaran was the dominant twin.

Polgara the Sorceress

Now, Polgara looks back at her magnificent life, in this fitting crown jewel to the saga that sorrceress the Eddings’ Belgariad and Mallorean cycles.

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Like the latter novel, it is presented as a first-person narrative recounting the life of the eponymous character, Polgara, framed by a prologue and epilogue in the third person placing it in context relative to the earlier stories. Ten books of characterization completely undercut in this explosion of sexist twaddle.

It was there that she first learned how to access her powers as a sroceress. 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. Having to go through it all onceagain in Polgara’s tale was nigh on insufferable. The place to start is with the first volume of the Belgariad, Pawn of Prophecy which was published first.


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Ultimately she was proclaimed the “Duchess of Erat”. Of course, the fact that she watches over the Rivan sorcerexs – her sister’s line – is also an important plot element. The main part of the story then opens just before the birth of Polgara and her sister.

Oct 23, Pete Mcgarel rated it really liked it.

Sorceresz see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When Belgarath returned to take 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 befriended and learned to speak to birds.

When Vo Wacune was destroyed, Erat became part of the new kingdom of Sendaria. The character interactions are unfortunately quite repetitive and the characterisation of women is not very nuanced. Depressingly, I think it’s a better book in a lot of ways than Belgarath the Sorcerer – the material is largely new and entertaining and, with the exception of the almost word-for-word repeat of the Vo Mimbre section, is paced fairly well.

May 31, Amber rated it it was ok. Polgara’s story is a long eeddings complicated one, starting in her mother’s womb before she and Beldaran are even born. Buy from our partners. Jan 27, Lurple rated it it was ok.


POLGARA THE SORCERESS by David Eddings , Leigh Eddings | Kirkus Reviews

Polgara the Sorceress 1 8 Feb 22, For hardcore Eddings fans only. Apr 22, Shira Karp rated it it was amazing. Instead, she sounds davie like Belgarath throughout.

Her hair streaked wh She soars above a world of warriors, kings, and priests. I didn’t enjoy it 20 years ago either but with the changes in culture we have experience in that time it’s even harder sometimes to read.

It isn’t quite so enjoyable as an adult.

Polgara the Sorceress (novel)

But other than that the book was excellent. Belgarath with Beldaran’s help eventually negotiated an uneasy peace, and Polgara began her academic training. Full name and title s. I found myself falling in love with all the new characters throughout the story, however. Audible Mar Audible Studios.

View on the Mobile Site. The Belgariad Series and the Mallorean Series are hands down one of the best science fiction series ever written. She continued to speak to Polgara, who throughout her life maintained a close relationship with her mother.

I’ll just be annoyed while I do it. As this book went along I began to find traces of the “smug voice” that has ruined Eddings’ sorcerdss past this realm for me.