Eragon: Book One - The Inheritance Cycle (Paperback)Christopher Paolini (author)
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The opening novel in Paolini’s bestselling The Inheritance Cycle, Eragon is a superbly crafted story of destiny, magic and affection between a boy and a dragon.
The first book in The Inheritance Series
When poor farm boy Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it's a lucky discovery. Perhaps, he will be able to buy his family food for the winter.
But, when a baby dragon hatches out of the stone, Eragon realises he's stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.
His simple life is shattered, and he's thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power. To navigate this dark terrain, and survive his cruel king's evil ways, he must take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders.
Will he succeed? The fate of the Empire rests in his hands. . .
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 362 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm
This book is an achievement. Readers will be transported * The Sunday Times *
A portrayal of true affection between boy and dragon - Paolini writes like someone gripped by his own story * Guardian *
A stirring fantasy of epic proportions * The Bookseller *
Christopher has created a complex and fascinating world in this first book of his Eragon trilogy . . . Filled with history, ancient tales, magic, magical creatures, and with a superbly crafted story "Eragon" is sure to delight many lovers of fantasy tales * Through the Looking Glass *
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