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Eldest: Book Two

Eldest: Book Two

Eragon and his dragon, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the forces of King Galbatorix. Now, Eragon must travel to Ellesmera for further training in magic. Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle back home in Carvahall - one that puts Eragon in even ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780552552110
Barcode 9780552552110
Published 1 September 2006 by Random House
Format Paperback, New title
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Author(s) By Paolini, Christopher
Series The Inheritance Cycle (part: 2)
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ISBN-13 9780552552110
ISBN-10 0552552119
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Corgi Childrens
Publication Date 1 September 2006
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Paolini, Christopher
Series The Inheritance Cycle (part: 2)
Category Award Winning
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 704
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 43mm
Weight 479g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 17124

Description of this Book

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 magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of the Dragon Rider. It is the journey of a lifetime, filled with awe-inspiring new places and people, each day a fresh adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and Eragon isn't sure whom he can trust. Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle back home in Carvahall - one that puts Eragon in even graver danger. Will the king's dark hand strangle all resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2007 -- Short-listed for British Book Awards: Children's Book of the Year 2006
NZ Review 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 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 Bound for the bestsellers Publishing News 20050722
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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-one, he lives with his family in Montana, USA.

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