These pages holds the information I have gathered about the renowned fantasy author David Eddings. Started in 1992, when I firststarted reading alt.fan.eddings, it first appeared on the web in 1994 (at http://www.wmin.ac.uk/~aroec/, but is no longer there, as I graduated in 1995).
It also provides a single centralized location where information about Eddings can be held, to provide easy access to those who want to know. Information provided includes info about Edding's himself, a list of the books that he has written and is going to write, and information about characters, and links to other peoples Edding's pages, and other resources.
This version is quasi-regularly ammended. Please send any information, alterations and corrections that should be incorporated into this document. Send contributions to this document to the email id listed on the title page.
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P Farris, 1996. London, England.
|1.1 About Eddings.|
David Eddings was born in Spokane, Washington State on July 7th 1931 and grew up near Seattle, in the Puget Sound area.
David is the son of George Wayne and Theone (Berge) Eddings. He attended Everett Junior College, 1950-52.He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, in 1954 and a Master of Arts in 1961 from the University of Washington.
He served in the United States Army (1954-56). Subsequently he worked as a buyer for the Boeing company. He has been a grocery clerk and taught college-level English.
His first novel was a contemporary adventure story, High Hunt. But he has always been interested in the field of fantasy, and developed the Belgariad series to develop certain technical and philosophical ideas concerning the fantasy genre. After the success of the Belgariad he consolidated his success with two further popular series, The Mallorean and The Elenium.
He has resided in many parts of the United States, and was living recently in Northwest America, Carson City (Nevada), with his wife Judith Leigh (Schall) Eddings, married on October 27th 1962.
|1.1 Misc Resources.|
|Starlog Interview with David Eddings|
|Transcipt of AOL Interview|
|Recommended Fantasy Authors List|
|Aroec's Fantasy Authors List|
|SFBookcase's David Eddings Page|
|1.2 Contacting Eddings.|
You can send snail mail to the Eddings's via their publishers DelRey, at the following address:
Thanks for Additions to Janice Barlow, Mikael Larsson, Jeff Thomae, Amy Sheldon, Ellen Kay Harris, Michelle Davis, Alvaro Cortes, Tony Silvestri, and Aphrael.+ anyone else who has answered a trivia question, addition, or voted.
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