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For those teenagers and adults alike who’ve enjoyed The Lord of the Rings or indeed The Dark Materials trilogy we think you’ll really enjoy the magic, the power and the storytelling of Eragon and its sequels Eldest and Brisingr. The characters and the plot will get so under your skin that you’ll feel you’re in that world.
When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery that will buy his family, meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. His life is shattered and he is thrust into a perilous world of magic and power.
Author Christopher Paolini gives a flavour of the series in this short video:
Publication date: 02/11/2006
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
|Publication date:||2nd November 2006|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|
Christopher Paolini was born in 1983 in California where he still lives. Home schooled for the duration of his education, Paolini graduated from high school at the age of 15 through a set of accredited correspondence courses from the American School in Chicago, Illinois. Following graduation, he started his work on what would become the novel Eragon and its sequel Eldest, both set in the kingdom of Alagaësia. In 2002, Eragon was published in a small way by Paolini International LLC, Paolini's parents' company. However, his big break was to come in Summer 2002, when the stepson of author Carl Hiaasen ...More About Christopher Paolini