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Eldest - Christopher Paolini
Eldest
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3.57 1990
Darkness falls…despair abounds…evil reigns…Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in the skills of the... show more
Darkness falls…despair abounds…evil reigns…Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in the skills of the Dragon Rider: magic and swordsmanship. Soon he is on the journey of a lifetime, his eyes open to awe-inspring new places and people, his days filled with fresh adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and nothing is what it seems. Before long, Eragon doesn’t know whom he can trust.Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle–one that might put Eragon in even graver danger.Will the king’s dark hand strangle all resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life. . . .Praise for Eragon:“Unusual, powerful . . . fresh and fluid. An impressive start to a writing career that’s sure to flourish.” –Booklist, Starred“Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic with his precocious debut.” –People“The new ‘It’ book of children’s lit.” –U.S. News & World Report“An auspicious beginning to both career and series.” –Publishers WeeklyA #1 New York Times BestsellerA #1 Publishers Weekly BestsellerA USA Today BestsellerA Wall Street Journal BestsellerA Book Sense Book of the YearA #1 Book Sense SelectionFrom the Hardcover edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375840401 (0375840400)
ASIN: 375840400
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 668
Edition language: English
Series: The Inheritance Cycle (#2)
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Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
2.0 Eldest: or Star Wars Episode V: The Filler Strikes Back
I could whine for whole paragraphs about how much filler clogs this story, but I have whole paragraphs of other stuff I want to whine about, so I’ll just say this book could easily be cut down to around 400 pages without losing anything of value. Now, on to the other stuff I want to whine about: W...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
4.0 Good second part of the Inheritance series
This second part of the series develops the plot further, taking Eragon on long journeys, training and bloody confrontations with the enemy, making allies along the way and being reunited with those left behind in the first part of this series.Perhaps overlong (over 600 pages), it's still an absorbi...
My Blog
My Blog rated it
5.0 The Inheritance Cycle Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is one of the best series I have read brom is eragon dad saphria and the othe dragon have sex there are more dragons
Valarauco
Valarauco rated it
4.0 Der Auftrag des Ältesten (Eragon, #2)
Eragon hat seinen Kampf mit Durza überlebt. Er ist schwer verletzt doch er lebt. Als er jedoch seinen Freund Murtagh bei einem Angriff der Urgals verliert, ist Eragon erneut zutiefst erschüttert. Zudem starb auch Ajihad, der Anführer der Varden. Nach dem er seine Aufgaben als Drachenreiter erfüllt u...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
2.0 Eldest
The book is simply written and gives its characters one dimensional comic book personalities with no nuances whatsoever. If I wanted that I would read Ayn Rand, but I don't and stopped reading her a long time ago. And did I mention, there is no subtlety with the story. I'm moving on and out of th...
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