Eldest Deluxe Edition

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Random House Children's Books, Sep 26, 2006 - Young Adult Fiction - 312 pages
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This deluxe edition of the runaway international bestseller includes:
ˇA sneak peek at Book III
ˇAn exclusive, full-color foldout poster of Glaedr by award-winning artist John Jude Palencar
ˇA revealing excerpt of the history of Alagaësia
ˇNever-before-seen art by the author, including an image of Brom’s elf ring
ˇA 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 Ellesméra, 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 isn’t sure whom he can trust.

Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle back home in Carvahall–one 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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User Review  - Marisol - Borders

I thought the 2nd book to the Inheritance Cycle was excellent! It has a lot of adventure for Eragon and Saphira and gets into more depth of the characters. I couldn't put it down Read full review

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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. He became a New York Times bestselling author at nineteen. Christopher lives in Montana, where the dramatic landscape feeds his visions of Alagaësia. He is at work on the final volume in the Inheritance trilogy.

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