BOOK 3 OF THE BELGARIAD, the worldwide bestselling fantasy series by master storyteller David Eddings. A terrific high fantasy saga set against a history of seven thousand years of struggles between Gods and Kings and men.

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'Nedra, the Imperial Princess - one whose fate seems bound to his.

As they get closer to their goal and battle looms, Garion's powers of sorcery - and his spirit - are tested to their limits.

Review
"A classic coming-of-age epic . . . The Belgariad will always have a place of honor on my bookshelves" (Christopher Paolini)

"Fabulous" (Anne McCaffrey)

"Fun, exciting, intriguing fantasy in which the characters are as important as the quest and magical elements . . . immerse yourself and enjoy!" (Darren Shan)

"Filled with action and trepidation on each turn of the page . . . So those of you who love grouchy gremlins and flying fairies, I would give this book my fullest recommendation" (Irish News)