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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Its difficult to shrug off now. For many years, Polgara hated her father.

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The daughter of Belgarath and the shape-shifter Poledra, she has worked her powerful magic for three thousand sorcceress. It’s a wonderful ending to the series, and a reminder of sacrifices made to bring about the changes we need in the world. Polgara and Beldaran were identical twins, but Aldur and their mother made physical changes directed at Polgara while they were still in the womb.

Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. As with Belgarath, there is plenty of action as well as the more human aspects of the story to keep things ticking over and plenty of the behind the scenes stuff that the main series has missed. The amusing Arendish political escapades do not make up for the serious commitment to eyerolling required.

Bit of a shame.


There, she first learns the reaches of her powers. After the birth of the twins, Poledra was presumed to have died; but continued communication with Polgara. Sign In Don’t have an account? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For Polgara is destined to be guardian of the world’s last, best hope: This is the story of the Queen of truth, love, rage and destiny and which within the first few pages will take you on the most astonishing fantastical journey into the vale of Aldur.


Fun read, made me want to re-read the Belgariad and Mallorean. Not a book I would recommend to anyone, really. The fictional character of Polgara is the many generations removed aunt of Belgarion and the daughter of Belgarath.

Due to different publishing standards, the large text was often divided for international markets. Having gone through a recent re-read of Eddings’ b So of the two prequel books, I definitely prefer the one from Polgara’s viewpoint over Belgarath’s.

David Eddings was an American author who wrote several best-selling series of epic fantasy novels. His contemporary novels, High Hunt and The Losersare much better written because in them he assumes a rather different style which works well.

Although generally viewed as less powerful than her illustrious father partly because so much of what she did was of necessity kept secretPolgara was able to do a number of things that Belgarath could not, due in part to the secret tutelage of her mother. The first prequel tells a first person n Originally published on my blog here in September Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Quotes from Polgara the Sorce Though Polgara’s mother could not be with her, she guided Polgara’s mind and helped her throughout her life. She soars above a world of warriors, kings, and priests. Over the years, she maintained a relationship with the descendants of Beldaran and Riva that would eventually become her life’s work. I don’t care if the writing is simplified and was probably what would be called Young Adult now, I love these books and am so glad to have revisited them.

The characters welcome you like old friends,because by now, they really are like old friends.

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This was in part because her sorcdress wolf instincts could not understand his apparent abandonment during her pregnancy, and sensitive Polgara had picked up on this. A relatively young Polgara spent many years in the Arendish duchy of Vo Wacune, where she mitigated the Arendish civil wars.

Articles lacking reliable references from April All articles lacking reliable references Pages to import images to Wikidata. Belgarath with Beldaran’s help eventually negotiated an uneasy peace, and Polgara began her academic training. Polgara and her twin sister Beldaran were raised by their “uncles”, the deformed dwarf Beldin and the twin sorcerers Beltira and Belkira all disciples of Aldurlike Belgarathafter the apparent death of their mother, Poledra.

It isn’t quite so enjoyable as an adult.

Want to Read saving…. Men are all little boys that never grow up and have to be guided by the wiser and more mature women. Plot summary Edit Polgara the Sorceress begins with Ce’Nedra entreating Polgara to write a book about her life, filling in the gaps left by her father’s story, Belgarath the Sorcerer. Her mother’s wolf instincts could not understand his apparent abandonment during her pregnancy, and sensitive Polgara had picked up on this.

One lock of her hair turned silver, marking her forever as a sorceress. 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 sorxeress to read this unless you are a Belgariad completist.

Do a good job.