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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - areadingmachine - LibraryThing
This is a decent book when you consider the very young age of the Author at the time of writing. It is a decent story but does not offer a huge amount in originality in the characters. I liked the ... Read full review
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A wonderful first novel from a young author that I hope we hear from for years to come. Paolini has created a very detailed world with fantasy creatures that are reminiscent of J.R.R. Tolkiens middle ... Read full review