Now in paperback! 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... show more
Now in paperback! 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.A New York Times BestsellerA USA Today BestsellerA Wall Street Journal BestsellerA Book Sense Bestseller
Publish date: April 2005
Pages no: 503
Edition language: English
Series: Arfleifðin (#1)
An enjoyable read, Eragon by Christopher Paolini is derivative. Period. A near plagiarigation of Star Wars, Tolkien and Earthsea in addition to countless other fantasies. One wonders if Paolini is capable of a single original thought in this shameful mockery of the entire fantasy genre. Regardless E...
This book has been on my to read list for a long time. I finally had time to read it. I liked this story, but parts seemed to drag for me. I also liked the characters in this book. Eragon comes across a blue stone and tries to sell the stone. One night he starts to hit the stone and the stone open...
3.5 starsThis was a real treat for me. I enjoyed it and will continue the series.
This review must begin with my admission that I am a middle-aged, white man. My angst ridden teen years a distant memory most days. However, as the proud – and highly stressed, at times – father of several children, I get to relive those dramatic teen days over again through my kids. Something I ten...
A fun book to listen to since it is so simply written. I noticed that the author was really good at answering some of the big questions in life such as: why are we here, what's our purpose in life, and why do we do certain things and not others. It won't tax your brain and it will entertain. I'm ...