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  • Published: 1 November 2006
  • ISBN: 9780552554787
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $21.99

Belgariad 3: Magician's Gambit


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The third title in a magnificent fantasy epic - and a young boy on a quest of unparalleled danger

Many thousands of years ago, two prophecies came into being - and a moment was fixed, when only one would determine the future. This moment - a clash between the maimed god Torak and the descendant of the Rivan king, is approaching... Garion, brought up as a farm lad but now beginning to understand the extent of his part in the prophecy, and working hard to control his sorcerous power, is travelling towards this meeting in a sinister tower where the evil god lies sleeping. With him is the wise sorcerer Belgarath. And Ce'Nedra - a wilful young princess who refuses to believe in sorcery. But is terrified that Garion will die in the coming confrontation...

  • Pub date: 1 November 2006
  • ISBN: 9780552554787
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $21.99

About the Author

David Eddings

David Eddings (1931-2009) published his first novel, High Hunt, in 1973, before turning to the field of fantasy with the Belgariad, soon followed by the Malloreon.

Born in Spokane, Washington, and raised in the Puget Sound area north of Seattle, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, in 1954, and a master of arts degree from the University of Washington in 1961.

He served in the US Army, worked as a buyer for the Boeing Company, and was both a grocery clerk and a college English teacher. He lived in Nevada until his death, at the age of 77.

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