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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GretchenLynn - LibraryThing
Eragon is a young adult book styled after The Lord of the Rings. As the first book in the series, it is setting up the background and story of the young boy Eragon and his dragon, Saphira. Most of 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