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Troubles and delays continue to mount as King Garion, Belgarath, Polgara, and the company pursue Zandramas across the known world. Possessed by the Dark Destiny, Zandramas has kidnapped Garion's infant son and plans to use him in a ritual that would destroy all that men value. Always one step ahead, taunting and spying on Garion and his party in the form of a great flying dragon, Zandramas races to beat them to the "Place Which Is No More".

Desperate to arrive at the ancient ritual site at the same time, or face disaster, Garion and his friends must defend themselves against Zandramas' armies, led by the Demon Lord on one side of them, and the forces of Emperor Zakath on the other side. To make matters worse, they have no idea where to find the "Place Which Is No More".

Fantasy fan? Listen to more in the Malloreon series, which is a sequel to David Eddings' Belgariad series.
©2005 Books in Motion. This recording is produced by arrangement with the Ballantine Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Incorporated and David Eddings. (P)2005 Books in Motion. This recording is produced by arrangement with the Ballantine Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Incorporated and David Eddings.

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"Eddings depicts a complex, believable and colorful society filled with nobles, rogues and common people." ( Publishers Weekly)

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My childhood favourite

All in all, this is a beautiful book and the narration is *generally* ok. Certain words, it seems that Cameron doesn't know what the word means so he guesses the pronunciation - take 'quay' for example. Every time he came out with 'kwaaay' it made my teeth ache.

Eddings, however, is a true powerhouse and this 4th instalment of the Mallorean continues a journey 9 books in the making. Fantastic audiobook or paper / e-book. Highly recommend.

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So good!

I have read this series so many times when I was younger but to have Cameron read it to me is another level... my imagination goes wild playing the scenes in my mind.

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This reader is a disaster.

I love books; I love to read; getting old means it’s difficult to hold heavy books; so, I love to listen to someone else reading my favourite books ; but, this reader is an absolute disaster. I will not be keeping these David Eddings stories for Re-Reading because this reader, Cameron Beierle , is not just terr, he is dreadful. Too many faults to enumerate.

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great

just as good in audible as well as written only can do more while listening

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  • Brenna
  • 14-01-2020

Heartbreaking

This series gets more and more heartbreaking. Garon is to be sacrificed and turned into a horrible God. Its completely horrible. All the times Belgarion and Ce'Nedra are lured with images of their son. And it's getting closer and closer.

I do wonder though if Belgarion will ever be a disciple of Aldur. If he and Ce'Nedra will live for thousands of years.

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  • 24-04-2021

pretty darn good.

the entire series is great. the narrator is good with male voices, but does horribly with female characters.

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  • Rodney
  • 25-03-2021

I truly believe this is in the top 10 of the best

This series is among the top 10 of the best in the Fantasy genre. Absolutely a must have for anyone's library.

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  • Bananas
  • 25-11-2020

WORTHY OF EVEN MORE IF I ONLY COULD

I've been listening to David Eddings because I know that I can get a good story clean of sex and foul language. in fact I've listened to this five book series and the other series THE BELGAIRED (SP)? over twenty times I well always have a listen at least once a quarter of every year.
it's got everythingyou need for a fantasy story.
As for the narrator Cameron birelet(sp)? there is no one else that can get a voice the same way exactly everytime. I can only find him doing the before hand mentioned are the only ones I do believe.

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  • Eron Roberts
  • 10-11-2020

great story narrated extremely well!

such an amazing series of books. like the first series, tells yet another amazing story. some new discoveries and many explanations of things that weren't completely explained in the first series. the characters are really brought to life by the narrator who gives each character their own voice and it is just a complete delight to listen to.

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  • PSTForce6
  • 24-08-2020

i like be this way let series and narrator

great story that i have listened to multiple times
It is true the first and second series are very similar but both are worth it.

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  • Christopher
  • 07-12-2019

Excellent story and performance

Cameron Beierle is the best narrator on audible! David Eddings does it again. 10/10

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  • Dee
  • 17-08-2019

Mallorean

This novel sets the stage for the climactic ending! And in today's society of inclusiveness, Eddings was ahead of his time. I have The Belgariad and The Mallorean on repeat.

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  • Linda Mathes
  • 12-07-2019

Wonderful story

I love this series..the story and characters are so we'll written that you can escape the ordinary world.

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  • astaats2
  • 30-06-2019

Annoying background noise

Narration is the same as the other books except that it was recorded next to a window air conditioner or old refrigerator. There is a constant background machine noise. I would start to get used to it. Then you get to a part where they inserted a pause between lines and its silent. Then the noise is back. It's not horrible just anoying.

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  • Peter Bradley
  • 06-07-2015

Love the story

Love the story.
Cameron Beierle reading is fine apart from his mispronunciation of quays , which sets my teeth on edge , and he occasionally seems to be confused with the different voices . Other than that bring on the next instalment.

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  • J. Child
  • 07-05-2021

Fantastic well read story

I really enjoyed this. David Eddings is one of my favourite authors and was unsure what to expect from the audible version versus the written book.

The narrator did an excellent job bringing the characters to life, no easy task with so many of them. At times he drops in to the wrong accent but then corrects later on but I still really enjoyed listening.

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  • J E Hill
  • 15-05-2019

good overall

good story, keeps you hooked. The narrator was okay once you get used to the style. My only gripe is the female characters are irritating. They are either out and out patronising, or downright Barbie. The less clichéd females start out great until they succumb to the well behaved, obedient, cook the food, do as they're told, avoid the fights, take lots of baths etc. in fact, I hated the obey your elders, don't answer back, don't ask questions, be polite mode that flowed through the books. apart from that, admittedly minor, gripe, the books were well plotted and enjoyable, and I kept going which says it all really. I'd recommend the series.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 31-07-2017

Lobe eddings

love it eddings puts you right there besides the characters and you journey with them.

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  • D. Catterall
  • 15-07-2017

Darshiva

Another great re read, keep coming back to all of David Eddings masterpieces. Bring on the nrext book

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  • Barnybear
  • 02-11-2016

Sheer brilliance

Endings does it once again. The story is building to what I expect to be an exciting crescendo.

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  • Chiaracuddle
  • 21-04-2015

Sack Cameron Breierly!

Will somebody please teach Mr Breierly the purpose of punctuation, especially when appertaining to the spoken word? He needs it!

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  • Kimberly
  • 08-11-2013

Cameron Beierle Does Eddings Justice

If you could sum up Sorceress of Darshiva in three words, what would they be?

Pretty damn awesome

Which character – as performed by Cameron Beierle – was your favourite?

He always voices Silk or Belgarath so very, very well.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No, split into two halves.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-01-2009

Sorceress Of Darshiva by David Eddings

In this penultimate part of the "Malorian" Garion and his friends are desparate to find the ancient ritual site, where the fate of the world, and of the prince Garan will be decided. However, they are caught between two oposing armies and must escape, in order to continue their quest. More surprises are in store as an unlikely addition to their company arrives, and they must save yet more people from the fate and terror of the dark, dragons and demons. A must read for all Eddings fans.

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  • lance
  • 07-11-2008

The start

Excellent, great

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