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Eragon Book One

Written by Christopher Paolini

Part of the The Inheritance Cycle Series

Eragon Book One Synopsis

When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it 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. Overnight his simple life is shattered and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands...

Eragon Book One Press Reviews

A compelling and action-filled adventure . . . a galloping good example of its genre * Daily Telegraph * This book is an achievement. Readers . . . will be transported * 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 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552155519
Publication date: 1st March 2007
Author: Christopher Paolini
Publisher: Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 528 pages

About Christopher Paolini

Christopher Paolini was educated at home by his parents. His abiding love of fantasy and science fiction inspired him to begin writing his debut novel, Eragon, when he graduated from high school at fifteen. Now twenty-two, he lives with his family in Montana, USA.

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