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David Eddings
David Eddings was born in Washington State in 1931 and grew up near Seattle. He graduated from the University of Washington and went on to serve in the US Army. Subsequently, he worked as a buyer for the Boeing Aircraft Company and taught college-level English. His career as a fantasy writer,... show more

David Eddings was born in Washington State in 1931 and grew up near Seattle. He graduated from the University of Washington and went on to serve in the US Army. Subsequently, he worked as a buyer for the Boeing Aircraft Company and taught college-level English. His career as a fantasy writer, with his wife Leigh, has been spectacular.
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Birth date: July 07, 1931
Died: June 02, 2009
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Level up! rated it 2 weeks ago
Following Sparhawk and company on the great adventure. Did I mention these books are my favorites? Don't expect much criticism here... It's been just long enough since I've read this series that I can't remember all the details of what's going to happen next, but I sure remember the characters. ...
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Level up! rated it 3 weeks ago
A reread of what is possibly my favorite fantasy series by my favorite fantasy author. Eddings has his faults -- over description of the weather, a tendency to write himself into deus ex machina, and some overreliance on racial prejudices which would be truly awful if we weren't talking about fict...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 1 year ago
I'm sure some of the enjoyment of this series is coloured by it having been a book I read and re-read during my teens. I had issues during the time with the depiction of women then and I still have it to some extent and with the implicit racism (not all Alorns!) Now I do get that having a guiding ...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it 1 year ago
A mostly interesting re-read (actually a listen) of an old favorite. In listening to this, I do see kind of why I chose to stop reading David Eddings series offerings as this one got quite repetitive towards the end and I had kind of forgotten this recently. Still an enjoyable read but probably goin...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it 1 year ago
A mostly interesting re-read (actually a listen) of an old favorite. In listening to this, I do see kind of why I chose to stop reading David Eddings series offerings as this one got quite repetitive towards the end and I had kind of forgotten this recently. Still an enjoyable read but probably goin...
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