The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of THE BELGARIAD and THE MALLOREON by David Eddings

The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of THE BELGARIAD and THE MALLOREON

byDavid Eddings, Leigh Eddings

Kobo ebook | December 18, 2007

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Join David and Leigh Eddings on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the extensive background materials they compiled before beginning the masterpiece of epic fantasy unforgettably set down in The Belgariad and The Malloreon and their two companion volumes, Belgarath the Sorcerer and Polgara the Sorceress.

Our tour stretches from the wealthy Empire of Tolnedra to the remote Isle of the Winds, from the mysterious mountains of Ulgoland to the forbidding reaches of darkest Mallorea. Along the way, you will meet old friends and enemies alike. Rare volumes will be opened to your eyes. Sacred holy books in which you may read the secrets of the Gods themselves and of their prophets. Scholarly histories of the rise and fall of empires from the Imperial Library at Tol Honeth. The profound mysteries of the Malloreon Gospels. THE RIVAN CODEX will enrich your understanding of all that has gone before . . . and whet your appetite for more spectacular adventures from this talented team.

From the Paperback edition.

Writer and educator David Eddings was born on July 7, 1931 in Spokane, Washington. He received a B.A. in English from Reed College in Portland in 1954 and a M.A. in Middle English from the University of Washington in 1961, writing part of a novel as his Master's thesis. After serving in the U.S. Army in Germany, Eddings began working a...
Title:The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of THE BELGARIAD and THE MALLOREONFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 18, 2007Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307417352

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from For fans and aspiring fantasy writers This books gives us a lot of behind-the-scene knowledge of the Belgariad and Malloreon. Fans will enjoy this and aspiring writers will get an fair idea of the work behind writing a fantasy series.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Neat but unnecessary It was fun to read at the height of my interest in Eddings books but it's not one of the series you need to go out of the way to read unless you're really interested in the workings off all the different countries in the Belgariad and Malorean.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Rivan Codex The Rivan Codex - Ancient Texts of the Belgariad and the Malloreon, by David and Leigh Eddings, is an absolute must have for anyone who has read and loved the epic tales of Belgarath, Polgara and Garion. Comprised of the pre-book studies David Eddings used to develop the world of the Belgariad, this book provides enormous insights into the people and societies of Garion's world. Containing copies of the various holy books and prophecies, as well as the histories and economics of the various kingdoms, this book is the perfect companion to the Belgariad and the Malloreon.
Date published: 2000-12-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fabulous Companion For everyone who loved the world of the Belgariad and the Mallorean, this book is a must-read. It does a tremendous job of filling in the gaps in the colorful history of this world and offers new insights into the characters and places all Eddings' fans have grown to love.
Date published: 1999-12-19