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David Eddings


(David Carroll Eddings)
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Husband of Leigh Eddings

David Eddings published his first novel, High Hunt, in 1973, before turning to the field of fantasy and The Belgariad, soon followed by The Malloreon. Born in Spokane, Washington, in 1931, and raised in the Puget Sound area north of Seattle, he received his bachelor of arts degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, in 1954, and a master of arts degree from the University of Washington in 1961. He served in the United States Army, worked as a buyer for the Boeing Company, and was also a grocery clerk and a college English teacher.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Horror
 
Series
Belgariad
   1. Pawn of Prophecy (1982)
   2. Queen of Sorcery (1982)
   3. Magician's Gambit (1981)
   4. Castle of Wizardry (1984)
   5. Enchanters' End Game (1984)
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Malloreon
   1. Guardians of the West (1987)
   2. King of the Murgos (1988)
   3. Demon Lord of Karanda (1988)
   4. Sorceress of Darshiva (1989)
   5. The Seeress of Kell (1991)
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Elenium
   1. The Diamond Throne (1989)
   2. The Ruby Knight (1990)
   3. The Sapphire Rose (1991)
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Tamuli
   1. Domes of Fire (1992)
   2. The Shining Ones (1993)
   3. The Hidden City (1994)
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Dreamers (with Leigh Eddings)
   1. The Elder Gods (2003)
   2. The Treasured One (2004)
   3. The Crystal Gorge (2005)
   4. The Younger Gods (2006)
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Novels
   High Hunt (1973)
   The Losers (1992)
   The Rivan Codex (1998) (with Leigh Eddings)
   The Redemption of Althalus (2000) (with Leigh Eddings)
   Regina's Song (2002) (with Leigh Eddings)
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Award nominations
1997 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Polgara the Sorceress
1995 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Belgarath the Sorcerer
1993 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Domes of Fire
1990 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Sorceress of Darshiva
1989 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : King of the Murgos
1988 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Guardians of the West
1985 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Enchanters' End Game
1985 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Castle of Wizardry
1984 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Magician's Gambit
1983 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (nominee) : Queen of Sorcery
1983 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Pawn of Prophecy


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