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Enchanters' End Game Audiobook

Enchanters' End Game: The Belgariad, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

The quest was over. The Orb of Aldur was restored. And once again, with the crowning of Garion, there was a descendant of Riva Iron-grip to rule as Overlord of the West. And yet the prophecy was unfulfilled. In the east, the evil god Torak was about to awaken and seek dominion. Somehow, Garion had to face the god, to kill or be killed. On the outcome of that dread duel rested the destiny of the world. Now, accompanied by his grandfather, the ancient sorcerer Belgarath, Garion heads toward the City of Endless Night, where Torak awaits him.

To the south, his young fiancée, the Imperial Princess Ce'Nedra, leads the armies of the West in a desperate effort to divert the forces of Torak's horde away from the man she loved. The prophecy drives Garion on, but it gives no answer to the question that haunts him. How does a man kill an immortal god? He must answer that question in this resolution of the epic war between men, kings and gods that has spanned 7,000 years.

Fantasy fan? Listen to more in the Belgariad series, and its sequel, David Eddings' Malloreon series.

© and (P)2004 Books in Motion. This recording is produced by arrangement with the Ballantine Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Incorporated.

What the Critics Say

"Absorbing. Touches all the right Fantasy bases. Warring gods, political intrigues, supernatural creatures, and appealingly human magicians." (Publishers Weekly)
"Fabulous! Eddings has a marvelous storyteller style. Exceedingly well portrayed." (Anne McCaffrey)

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    Kevin CLARISSA, MN, United States 07-05-10
    Kevin CLARISSA, MN, United States 07-05-10 Member Since 2016
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    "Kevin"

    Bravo! Can't wait to start the next series.

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    Darryl Erie, PA, United States 12-24-11
    Darryl Erie, PA, United States 12-24-11 Member Since 2016
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    "My Favorite Fantasy Series"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would absolutely recommend this entire series to a friend. I have actually done so. It is a perfect set for audio.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The best thing about The Belgariad is that it is the perfect combination of marvelous stories and great story telling.


    Have you listened to any of Cameron Beierle’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I own everything that the Eddings have written and Cameron Beierlie fits the voice that I have always imagined telling the stories. These are the first that I have heard him narrate but I will be looking for more from him.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    A Sword and Sorcery adventure for the ages.


    Any additional comments?

    I waited until I had heard the entire series The Belgariad and The Malorrean before doing a review. I must say that, having read them in print, the audio versions are just as much fun and entirely engrossing. Very Well Done.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nicholas 05-21-16
    Nicholas 05-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "<3"

    This is still my favorite book series. It was read so well. I will continue on with the second half of the series soon.

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    Li Flaningam 09-16-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Another great series!"

    As always, David Eddings gives us a wonderfully written story, a great way to end this series. The narrator adds so much to the story by his use of voices. Love it!

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    Joe. 09-05-15
    Joe. 09-05-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Storytelling"

    Loved the entire series. It was impeccably performed. I cannot recommend this series enthusiastically. Excellent.

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    Caity Robbins 07-30-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Belgariad Fan -- read and you won't regret it"

    This is one of my favorite series of all time. I have great memories of my father reading this series every year or so to my two siblings and I. It holds great memories for me and it's one of the best reads of my life.

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    TSP Harrisburg, PA 05-21-15
    TSP Harrisburg, PA 05-21-15 Member Since 2014
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    "fantastic series"

    I just finished listening and I might start again right away! I really was that great of a story!

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    Joshua Kimball Author Arizona 01-29-15
    Joshua Kimball Author Arizona 01-29-15 Member Since 2015

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    "love this story!"

    love this story! love this story! love this story! love this story! love this story! I can't get enough.

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    smokeyjunk@comcast.net Seattle, WA 02-09-13
    smokeyjunk@comcast.net Seattle, WA 02-09-13 Member Since 2011

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    "The next best thing to reading it yourself."
    If you could sum up Enchanters' End Game in three words, what would they be?

    All you could want and more to wrap up the Belgariad.


    What about Cameron Beierle’s performance did you like?

    He has a wide range of voices and accents. Some of his accents missed the mark, or weren't right for the characters, I think, but overall he was fun to listen to.


    Any additional comments?

    Beierle had his faults--he gets a little carried away with his accents (and I think he misses the mark significantly on a few), but his narrations are the best so far.

    However, I seriously wish the narrators would put in the time to get the name pronunciations right. I really don't understand how they can mangle some of them so badly. Here's something "straight from the horse's mouth" I found after a 15 second Google search.

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    Alan crystal lake, IL, United States 11-12-12
    Alan crystal lake, IL, United States 11-12-12
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    "great book"
    Where does Enchanters' End Game rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    this was one of my favorite books so far.


    What other book might you compare Enchanters' End Game to and why?

    compete this to wheel of time book s.


    What about Cameron Beierle’s performance did you like?

    very good


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • RedFred
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    3/6/13
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    "Never go back"

    I read this years ago along with the rest of them and thought they were great,BUT, on this revisit I was so disappointed. This felt like mechanical writing, the story was poor and I just did not enjoy it. May be me getting older but I do not think so.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ayesha
    London, United Kingdom
    1/26/09
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    "Enchanter's End Game by David Eddings"

    Garion is nearing the end of his quest. Travelling with Mr Wolf and Silk to meet their desperate end, little does he know that his Fiance is leading the armies of the west, in hopes of distracting his enemies, in the hopes that it will help Garion get through. I adore fantasy and David Eddings is one of my favourite writers. This is the ending of a fantastic epic. Will Cenedra and the others escape after being kidnapped? Will Garion ever see them again? Will the evil god Torak survive? read the book and find out.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Barnybear
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    "Brilliant as usual"

    David Eddings does it again. Fantastic story, brilliant characters, the man is a genius.

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  • Amazon Customer
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    2/28/16
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    "Great story, awful narrator"

    The Belgariad is a fantastic story that pushes all the right buttons. The problem is the narrator. He wanders between accents almost at random and there is a distinct whiff of Dickensian van Dyke in "Mary Poppins" about some of them. Bad guys growl with suspiciously foreign accents too. Could have been so much better.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Richard Eastell
    1/31/16
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    "The Grand Finale"

    The final confrontation between Belgarion, King of Riva, and Torak, maimed God of the Angaraks approaches at breakneck speed as the agents of the two prophecies are drawn to the ruins of the City of Night to settle once and for all the fate of the Universe

    Loved the story, excellent narration throughout the entire series.

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  • mr
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    12/2/15
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    "Just keeps giving"
    If you could sum up Enchanters' End Game in three words, what would they be?

    Gripping exciting great


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story is ageless, the characters are easy to identifiy with, the story is easy to follow but difficult to put down/stop.


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

    Ce`nedra


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    To kill a God


    Any additional comments?

    First read this about 15 years ago, loved it then and have kept coming back to it over the years. Wether i read the or listern to it, i always enjoy it. Its not as heavy going as tolkien but i feel has the same depth of charcters.
    I would recomend this to all ages. Great for new comers to fantasy or veteren readers alike.

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  • mandyquella
    7/1/15
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    "absolutely fabulous"

    really love this series of books and would recommend them to everyone who likes to read tales of fiction! The characters are well thought out, the description given of places and events take you on an exciting journey into a fantastic world full of wonder.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Charmaine
    London, United Kingdom
    4/7/13
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    "Fascinating story"

    Wonderful end to the Belgariad series. This book can be a standalone but you get more out of it if you read the earlier books first. Parts of the book were a bit tough going but overall a very interesting listen. The narrator is very good too.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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