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Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1)
Pawn of Prophecy - Belgariad, Bk 1
Author: David Eddings
WHILE THE DARK GOD SLEPT — Long ago, so the Storyteller claimed, the evil God Torak sought dominion and drove men and Gods to war. But Belgarath the Sorcerer led men to reclaim the Orb that protected men of the West. So long as it lay at Riva, the prophecy went, men would be safe. — But that was only a story, and Garion did not believe in magic do...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345335517
ISBN-10: 0345335511
Publication Date: 4/1982
Pages: 262
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 284 ratings
Publisher: Del Rey
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 2
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reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on
Helpful Score: 5
I enjoyed this book thoroughly and found it very easy reading. David Eddings gives just the right amount of attention to description and action to keep things moving along at a good pace. It is a fantasy-adventure with all of the right elements - strange lands and people, magic and mischief. It's a good, relaxing read.
reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
A very fun, witty, and adventurous read. I first read it in sixth grade and felt very grown up, reading an "adult" author rather than stuff from the school library. Now, fifteen years later, the book seems a little juvenile or simple in places, but I still like it and plan to re-read the rest of the series.
wisdomspath avatar reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I love David Eddings! I tryly enjoyed reading this series. If you love action and adventure in a fantasy setting with magic and unusual people and beings you'll love this book and all the others.
reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on
Helpful Score: 3
The Belgariad remains one of my favorite fantasy works. It is classic fantasy at its very best. If you enjoy exciting adventure, interesting and diverse characters, and an imaginative story, I can't think of a better series to start with. Certainly deserving of the title, Magnum Opus.
reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 5 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This is one of the best books for adolescent boys! It has everything you'd hope for: adventure, mystery, magic, love and memorable characters.
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reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 2 more book reviews
Excellent book. I had read it before and got this copy to read to my children. They loved it.
mamaove avatar reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 3 more book reviews
This is the first book of the Belgariad. This is one of my favorite series. Magic, danger, warriors and much more. After numerous readings I still laugh out loud at the antics of Garion and his companions.
This series is a must read for any lover of fantasy
reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 10 more book reviews
This is one of my all time favorite books. Fantasy is my favorite genre, and the style of this book is great! It's an awesome storyline and very original, I believe. It's a 5 part series with an extended series (another 5 books) ... I would reccommend this to anyone that wants a little fantasy and adventure, romance, and thrill in their life! :)
reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 32 more book reviews
A fine beginning to a fantasy series that, I hope, will grow better with each successive book. I look forward to reading about Garion's growth into a hero.
reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 683 more book reviews
The first novel in a new series. A magnificent epic for those who like to read fantasy.
ringwraith10 avatar reviewed Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad, Bk 1) on + 40 more book reviews
This is one of my very favorite fantasy series! It's a five book set -- and they all make up ONE story, kinda like The Lord of the Rings -- so make sure you have all five books before you start the first one...

Also, there's a five book sequel, The Mallorean, and it's also great! There are also two single volume prequels if you're interested.


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