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Oaths sworn ...Loyalties tested ...Forces collide. Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives after the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors on the Burning Plains. Now Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep. He must help rescue his cousin Roran's beloved from King Galbatorix's clutches. But he also owes his loyalty to the Varden, the elves and the dwarves, who are in desperate need of his talents and strength. Eragon in the greatest hope to rid the land of tyranny. Can this once simple farm boy unite the rebel forces and defeat the king?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 784 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 48mm | 557.92g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552552127
  • 9780552552127
  • 9,965

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"A compelling and action-filled adventure ... a galloping good example of its genre" Daily Telegraph "This book is an achievement. Readers will be transported" The Sunday Times "Paolini writes like someone gripped by his own story" Guardian "A stirring fantasy of epic proportions" The Bookseller "Bound for the bestsellers" Publishing Newsshow more

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. He became a New York Times bestselling author at nineteen. Christopher lives in Montana, USA, where the dramatic landscape fed his vision of Alagaesia. Inheritance, the final book in the sequence, will be published in November 2011.show more

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"Paolini writes like someone gripped by his own story"show more

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Oaths sworn . . . Loyalties tested . . . Forces collide. Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives after the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors on the Burning Plains. Now Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep. He must help rescue his cousin Roran's beloved from King Galbatorix's clutches. But he also owes his loyalty to the Varden, the elves and the dwarves, who are in desperate need of his talents and strength. Eragon in the greatest hope to rid the land of tyranny. Can this once simple farm boy unite the rebel forces and defeat the king?show more

Rating details

219,881 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
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3 20% (42,946)
2 6% (12,756)
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