Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.
Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy--until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save--or destroy--the Empire.
"An authentic work of great talent."--The New York Times Book Review
"Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic with his precocious debut."--People
"Unusual, powerful, fresh, and fluid."--Booklist, Starred
"An auspicious beginning to both career and series." --Publishers Weekly
A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
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...I couldn't get myself to enjoy it.User Review - Rexan - Borders
I read it in fifth grade, but I read books just as much then as I do now, so I don't know any differences of opinions. (I still enjoy books I read in fourth grade!) But... THIS book... Even though I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hrrivera44 - LibraryThing
Best book of the series so far. Wonderful tale of boy and dragon and the subsequent flight from their homes in search of answers and refuge. Of course there is bound to be misshaps along the way. Read full review
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