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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She is supremely convinced of the rightness of her actions.

Jun 06, Sarah sorceresss it liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. The book was enjoyable as a teenager. A relatively young Polgara spent many years in the Arendish duchy of Vo Wacune.

That said, “Polgara the Sorceress” is a fundamental read for sorceresss Eddings fan, especially for those who crave a sense of completion. 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.

Awash in sexism, with a liberal sprinkling dsvid racism, this story follows the titular character as she bullies her way through history. It’s a wonderful ending to the series, and a reminder of polgaraa made to bring about the changes we need in the world. She is the many dafid removed aunt of Belgarion and the daughter of Belgarath. To ask other readers questions about Polgara the Sorceressplease sign up. Eddings just regurgitates everything once more.

The different author attribution of this and Belgarath the Sorcerer apparently reflects not a change in how David Eddings’ books are written, but is more an overdue acknowledgement. Sign In Don’t have an account? Beldaran soon died, but Polgara, as a sorceress and disciple of Aldur, did not age.


This would have been the perfect opportunity to really develop Polgara’s distinct voice – she’s something of a restrained and mysterious figure throughout the books-with-plots, and her eorceress should be unique.

So don’t read it for the plot, but for the dialogue.

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These start off slow, but they are well worth the reading. Their mother was a shape-shifting wolf at birth; she was distressed that her human babies would be born deficient in lupine instinct, and therefore educated them telepathically prior to parturition. There are also some inconsistencies from the earlier texts which is only natural, over so much time. Retrieved from ” http: After their final victory over ZandramasPolgara discovered she was pregnant with twins.

It’s quite action-packed, in a way, so each time I started feeling like nothing much was happening, something did happen that had me on the edge of my seat again. Myself, I would be pleased to see the Eddings abandon the arch tone that they take in the whole series, and which is particularly annoying in the prequels.

He later switched to writing epic fantasy, a field in which he achieved great success. Even though they come first chronologically, the prequels would not be a very interesting read before the remainder of the series. Sep 01, Teal Nesmith rated it it was amazing.

Polgara the Sorceress (novel)

Ultimately she earned the gratitude of the dukes and her own duchy, and she became the Duchess of Erat. No one can compare within modern fantasy writing like Eddings, whose distinctive style and unique flair is second to none and which is at the top with all the greatest writers of this genre. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. It may be because of the women’s perspective thing, I don’t know. 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.


sorcetess Over the years, she maintained a relationship with the descendants of Beldaran and Riva that would eventually become her life’s work. Following Torak’s defeat at Vo Mimbre, Polgara returned to caring for the descendants of Riva, eventually raising Garion.

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. David Eddings died on June 2, at the age of Beldaran was fair-haired and Polgara was dark.

Articles lacking reliable references from April All articles lacking reliable references Pages to import images to Wikidata. Jul 23, Jade Kerrion rated it it was amazing. Aug 01, Dr M rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Beldaran was chosen, as indeed this was her role in the ongoining War of Destinies.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Having to go through it all onceagain in Pogara tale was nigh on insufferable. Now, in their defense, this does not in any of their books prevent women from doing all sorts of interesting and significant things, but good god this pernicious s thinking makes me flinch away from the page about every fourth paragraph.