Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy—until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save—or destroy—the Empire.
“An authentic work of great talent.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic with his precocious debut.”—People
“Unusual, powerful, fresh, and fluid.”—Booklist, Starred
“An auspicious beginning to both career and series.”—Publishers Weekly
A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Climbing-books - LibraryThing
A great book, perfect for those who are actively interested in fantasy literature, and perhaps an introductory novel to those readers just starting out in the genre. Read full review
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I read the reviews of Eragon here on Goodreads, and I wasn't really sure what to expect based on the mixed vitriol and adoration. It's unlikely I would have even picked up the book but my 9yo daughter ... Read full review