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Brisingr

Written by Christopher Paolini

Part of the The Inheritance Cycle Series

Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 11+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks

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Oaths are sworn, loyalties tested and forces collide in this unmissable fantasy epic.

Brisingr means fire and was the first word that came out of the mouth of the dragon. Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors on the Burning Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives. Still, there is more at hand for the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by a tangle of promises he may not be able to keep and to choices that he must make; choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice. Eragon is the greatest hope to rid the land of tyranny. Can this once-simple farm boy unite the rebel forces and defeat the king?

You can read others in this series:

Eragon

Eldest

The fourth title, Inheritance, is coming in time for Christmas 2011.

A 'piece of passion' from the publisher:

On 7th July we were delighted to reissue the first three books in Christopher Paolini's compelling fantasy Inheritance Sequence: Eragon, Eldest and Brisingr with special coloured edges. The novels have been international publishing sensations, featuring dragons, death defying battles and epic conquests, with 49 foreign language editions for Eragon alone, and sales of 25 million copies worldwide. The countdown has now begun to the publication of Inheritance, the fourth and final novel in Christopher's sequence, which will be released on 8th November.

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Brisingr Synopsis

Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors, Eragon and Saphira narrowly escaped with their lives. But, more awaits the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to cousin Roran to help rescue his beloved Katrina.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780552552127
Publication date: 27/08/2009
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780385607919
Publication date: 20/09/2008
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552552127
Publication date: 27th August 2009
Author: Christopher Paolini
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 784 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: eBooks

About Christopher Paolini

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 ...

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