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The Rivan Codex

Author: David Eddings; Leigh Eddings
Publisher: New York, NY : Ballantine, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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An account of the creative process which went into the writing of the Belgariad and Malloreon fantasy world series. The authors discuss the technique of writing fantasy and list the medieval epics which they used as models.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Eddings; Leigh Eddings
ISBN: 0345435869 9780345435866
OCLC Number: 475472414
Notes: "Ancient texts of the Belgariad and the Malloreon"--Cover.
Description: x, 468 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Preface: The Personal History of Belgarath the Sorcerer --
pt. I. The Holy Books. The Book of Alorn. The Book of Torak. Testament of the Snake People. Hymn to Chaldan. The Lament of Mara. The Proverbs of Nedra. The Sermon of Aldur. The Book of Ulgo --
pt. II. The Histories. General Background and Geography. The Empire of Tolnedra. Appendix on Maragor. The Alorn Kingdoms. Sendaria. Arendia. Ulgoland. Nyissa. The Angarak Kingdoms --
pt. III. The Battle of Vo Mimbre. Book Seven: The Battle Before Vo Mimbre. Afterword / Master Jeebers. Intermission --
pt. IV. Preliminary Studies to the Malloreon. A Cursory History of the Angarak Kingdoms --
pt. V. The Mallorean Gospels. The Book of Ages. The Book of Fates. The Book of Tasks.
Responsibility: David & Leigh Eddings.
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An account of the creative process which went into the writing of the Belgariad and Malloreon fantasy world series. The authors discuss the technique of writing fantasy and list the medieval epics which they used as models.

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