Eldest Deluxe Edition (Google eBook)

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Random House Children's Books, Sep 26, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 706 pages
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This deluxe edition of the runaway international bestseller includes:
∑A sneak peek at Book III
∑An exclusive, full-color foldout poster of Glaedr by award-winning artist John Jude Palencar
∑A revealing excerpt of the history of AlagaŽsia
∑Never-before-seen art by the author, including an image of Bromís elf ring
∑A complete and comprehensive list of people, places, things, and dwarf clans


Darkness falls. . . . Swords clash. . . . Evil reigns.

Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesmťra, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of the Dragon Rider. It is the journey of a lifetime, filled with awe-inspiring new places and people, each day a fresh adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and Eragon isnít sure whom he can trust.

Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle back home in CarvahallĖone that puts Eragon in even graver danger.

Will the king's dark hand strangle all resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life. . . .


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Review: Eldest (The Inheritance Cycle #2)

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

Eldest, the second book in the inheritance trilogy by Christopher Paolini is disappointing largely because it's a long book in which very little happens. The narrative through most of the book ... Read full review

Review: Eldest (The Inheritance Cycle #2)

User Review  - Duke Duquaine - Goodreads

I read the book "Eldest" by Christopher Paolini. This book over all is a good read but in some parts it can get boring even for a fan of the series like me. The book may be boring in the middle ,but ... Read full review

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Christopher Paoliniís abiding love of fantasy and science fiction inspired him to begin writing his debut novel, Eragon, when he graduated from high school at fifteen after being homeschooled all his life. He became a New York Times bestselling author at nineteen. Christopher lives in Montana, where the dramatic landscape feeds his visions of AlagaŽsia. He is at work on the final volume in the Inheritance trilogy.


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