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Product Description

One boy… One dragon… A world of adventure! When a poor farm boy, Eragon, finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks his lucky discovery will feed him for the winter. But when the stone brings forth a dragon hatchling, Eragon realises he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Thrust into a perilous world of destiny, magic and power, his simple life is shattered overnight. Armed only with an ancient sword, Eragon and his fledgling dragon must tackle the harsh terrain and dark creatures of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the whole Empire may rest in his hands…

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780552552097

Publisher

Corgi Childrens

Date published

January 6th, 2005

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.6; Middle years; 25.0 points

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Christopher Paolini

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Christopher Paolini was born in Southern California and lived most of his life in Paradise Valley, Montana with his parents and younger sister, Angela. The tall, jagged Beartooth Mountains that rise on one side of Paradise Valley inspired the fantastic scenery in Eragon, the first novel in his Inheritance cycle.

Christopher was educated at home by his parents. His abiding love of fantasy and science fiction inspired him to begin writing his debut novel, Eragon, when he graduated from high school at fifteen. He became a New York Times bestselling author at nineteen. His second book Eldest was published in 2005, followed by Brisingr in 2008. Together the first three books in the series have sold 25 million copies worldwide.

Inheritance, the fourth and final book in the cycle will be published on November 8, 2011.

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    gp15
    on 17 June 2016

    this is one of my faves!!!plus saphira is my fave colour:blue!:)

    5out of 5
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    crazykitty
    on 8 March 2014

    I absolutely love this book. I can read it over and over again the way chistopher paolini(the author) put the story together is absolute genius its not like any other book ive read.

    Anyone who is in to adventure and mythical creatures should read this book

    5out of 5
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    batsnrats
    on 15 May 2013

    This book is amazing, fascinating and unique even if it is about dragons! You bond with the characters, and get to know them. You also start to loath and hate others..Like Galbatorix… Totally reccomended!

    5out of 5
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    Nashdasher
    on 8 March 2013

    These book create a vivid idea in your head with it’s great description.

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    Too-Amazayn
    on 5 March 2013

    I like books about dragons because even though they’re not real every know what they are, this series just brings them to life and gives them lives filled with imagination and adventure. this is the first in the series and personally I think it’s the best

    5out of 5
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    Paradise56
    on 5 March 2013

    This is a book about a young farm boy named Eragon who finds a mysterious blue stone. The stone hatches into a magnificent dragon. He knows that he must keep it to himself. Eragon doesn’t know the consequences which lie ahead…this is a fantastic book, I would whole heartedly recommend it!

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    catlover96
    on 4 March 2013

    A wonderful fantasy adventure novel. A real page-turner, and it will leave you wanting more!

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    eragon123
    on 14 January 2013

    this book is brillant just the one if you’ve just read harry potter or the hobbit

    5out of 5
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    Nuwandi
    on 15 December 2012

    This book is AMAZING!! It is filled with fantasy, magic, mystery, and some comedy too. This book inspired me to write my own and although i am still working on my story, it is going along great. I have also read eldest and brisingr, the next books in the series but have yet to read inheritance which im pretty sure will be as fantastic as the rest, hopefully better. So this is a MUST read for everyone!!

    5out of 5
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    yewbeam28
    on 16 September 2012

    this is one of the most incredible books i had ever read.All the characters and the surprisesare amazing.i wish i could hava a dragon and be a rider.i love it!

    5out of 5
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    ViratFan18
    on 29 June 2012

    Man!! this book is simply Amazing! I love dragons :) Wish i was a rider :)

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    luckylucia4233
    on 30 November 2011

    Brilliant book!!!!!

    5out of 5