Eragon

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Laurel-Leaf Books, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 742 pages
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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

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Audiobook narrated by Gerard Doyle From the book jacket: When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family ... Read full review

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*Spoiler alert* The story begins when Eragon, a farm boy, is sent a stone through magic while hunting. It turns out to be a dragon egg. The egg then hatches, and the bond is formed. However ... Read full review

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Contents

Shade of
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Discovery
55
Tea for
68
A Name of Power
82
A Mi1erl0Be Shangers in Calvalm
109
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132
ARiders Blade
149
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About the author (2006)

Christopher Paolini's 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. Both Eragon and Eldest, the second book in the Inheritance cycle, became instant New York Times bestsellers. Christopher is currently at work on Brisingr, the third volume in the cycle. He lives in Montana, where the dramatic landscape feeds his visions of Alagaësia.

You can find out more about Christopher and Inheritance at www.alagaesia.com.


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