Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings
Queen of Sorcery is the second book in David Edding's fantasy series The Belgariad. The book follows on from the events in Pawn of Prophecy.
Zedar, priest of Torak has stolen the Orb of Aldur and Belgarath (Mister Wolf), Polgara (Aunt Pol), Garion and their friends are following him across Arendia, Tolnedra and Nyissa.
This story is of the coming of age of Garion and follows him as his awareness grows of his powers. Eddings creates believable and enjoyable characters and in Princess Ce'Nedra he meets his match in a girl with which his destiny is joined.
Pawn of Prophecy was all about introducing the characters and setting the scene for what will follow. Queen of Sorcery picks up the pace as the action hots up. New characters join the party and add to an already impressive list.
Queen of Sorcery is perfect for young adults but can also be read by adults. The good versus evil part is very cut and dried and although there are a couple of sections that can be described as violent this will not result in giving younger readers nightmares.
Adventure, travel, magic, swords, humour and good characters all go into making this a very enjoyable read. There is great comfort from reading Eddings' books and there are worse ways to spend a rainy day or long journey.
This Queen of Sorcery book review was written by Floresiensis
All reviews for: The Belgariad
Belgarath the Sorcerer
The life story of Belgararth the Sorcerer: his own account of the great struggle that went before the Belgariad and the Malloreon, when gods stills walked the land. Here is...
Pawn of Prophecy
The Belgariad: Book 1
A battle is coming... ...And in that battle shall be decided the fate of the world. Myths tell of the ancient wars of Gods and men, and a powerful object – the Orb &n...
Queen of Sorcery
The Belgariad: Book 2
The Accursed One is not dead... He only sleeps... The evil God Torak covets dominion over all men. If the stolen Orb of Aldur reaches him, he will surely gain what he desir...
The Belgariad: Book 3
Fate leads on... To stranger lands and darker magic... Travelling through ever more dangerous realms, Garion and his companions pursue the stolen Orb. Among them Ce’N...
Castle Of Wizardry
The Belgariad: Book 4
Fate gives no choice... Slay or be slain... The Orb is regained, the quest near its end. Garion and his companions have only to reach Riva and return the Orb, to allow peac...
Enchanter's End Game
The Belgariad: Book 5
On the outcome of one duel rests the fate of the world... With Garion on the throne, peace has finally come to the West. But as long as the evil God Torak still lives, he k...
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The first half seems boring and I can't seem to be interested in it.
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