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"When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Overnight his simple life is shattered and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands..."
Publisher: Doubleday, 2002
ISBN: 9780552155519
Branch Call Number: JF PAOL


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Jan 10, 2019

I just finished the first and second and am hooked and normaly I don't like chapter books.

DCLteens Mar 29, 2018

A fantastical fiction about friendship, family and dragons! Follow the story of Eragon and Saphira as they attempt to overthrow a corrupt king.
Reviewed by Jadyn, a Teen Library Council member

Mar 14, 2018

Easily makes top five best book series I've ever read. A must read for fantasy lovers!

Feb 04, 2018

A must read for everyone.

Eragon is the first book of a four-part series, the Inheritance Cycle, which is probably on of the greatest series I have ever read. I have heard that the movie is not good, but DO NOT let that influence you; the book is incredibly. I love how Saphira (the dragon) is portrayed as an intelligent creature just as elves, humans, drawves, and Urgals are. Dragons are grand, majestic creatures, and they should be held in awe as much as they are feared. Eragon and the rest of the series does this very well.

It is a must read if you love dragons, elves, magic, adventure, and reading.

Jan 27, 2018

if you turn the 'e' into 'd', the title will be 'dragon'.

Dec 17, 2017

Beginnings good, but in the middle, it kills off my favorite character.

Nov 11, 2017

A must read. This book will keep you up overnight reading.

LiteratureStudent Oct 27, 2017

This is one of the first books I recommend to people in the fantasy genre because of its incredible characters and fantastically built world. I still find myself thinking back to this story often.

Aug 25, 2017

I enjoyed this book immensely, There were times that were a bit boring, I admit. However, it was very well written.

Aug 02, 2017

I enjoyed this book. While it was extremely cliche', the whole plot being based on "The Hero's Journey," I still thought it was pretty interesting. The world is reminiscent of Middle Earth, but I do not feel that it took too much out of that story, it is more similar to Star Wars. Still, I found it to be an interesting read and it is worth reading the next series, since the books get progressively better.

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Jul 21, 2015

When Era on finds a dragon egg. His and his towns life will never be the same. He has to run for his life, learn to be a dragon slayer and how to fight. Exciting fast moving hard to put down

May 28, 2015

Eragon finds a dragon egg that was stolen from Galbatorix. It hatches and after his uncle's death, he goes on an adventure with Brom, who dies and he meets up with Murtagh, the son of a killer and betrayer, Morzan. When Eragon gets to the Varden, there is a big fight where Urgals attack Tronjheim and Farthen Dur. The sequel of this book is Eldest and this series is Inheritance.

Aug 16, 2012

A young boy finds what he sees as only a very interesting rock in the badlands of the kingdom he lives in.. It turns out to be a dragon egg, first one in a very long time. With this discovery comes great power; but, it turns out he's not the only one wanting the power and not all for good. He has to fight to survive and learn quickly, fortunately not without help. And very interesting help it is.

Jul 18, 2012

Its about a boy named Eragon who live in a small village. His life changes when he finds a dragon egg. He is now on the run and on a quest to bring Galbatorix to justice

Jun 25, 2011

Eragon is an orphan and lives with his uncle Garrow adn cousing Roran. After his uncle is killed by the malicious Ra Zac, Eragon decides to defeat Galbatorix, a rider who has turned to evil. He sets off to Alagaesia with his dragon Saphira and a strory teller named Brom. Unfortunately Galbatorix is trying to get Eragon on his side of the batle. Will Eragon be able to resist Galbatorix?

notTom Dec 16, 2010

In the land of Alagaesia, evil and fear run rampant under the regime of Emperor Galbatorix, no dragon has been sighted for years, and memories of the last Dragon Riders have faded away. So when a teen named Eragon living in a remote area discovers a big blue stone, he has no idea what it is worth, or what the Empire will do to obtain it. When the evil forces of the Empire destroy the only life he has ever known, Eragon sets out on a quest to gain revenge against the Empire with his mysterious friend Brom and the dragon Saphira. Traveling to the far reaches of Alagaesia, he seeks to unlock the mysteries of his past and while he discovers his legacy to become the next of the Dragon Riders.

May 31, 2010

An adolescent by the name of eragon goes hunting one week and wonderously finds a blue stone! this immerses eragon in a sinister plot where he will meet allies in unlikely places and probably one of the greatest enemies of all....

Jul 13, 2009

A fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

Jul 26, 2008

A teen is destined for great and magical things when he comes across a blue stone while hunting.
This is the first of a trilogy.


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Captain_America Aug 15, 2011

Eragon told Saphira, "You should land somewhere now and hide. We're going in." "Sticking your nose where it doesn't belong. Again." She said sourly. "I know. But Brom and I have some advantages most people don't. We'll be all right." "If anything happens, I'm going to bind you to my back and never let you off."
"I love you too."
"Then I will bind you all the tighter."

Captain_America Aug 15, 2011

Brom: "People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't."

Dec 16, 2010

"If anything happans, I'm going to pin you to my back and never let you off."
"I love you too."
"Then I will bind you all the tighter."

May 31, 2010

Argetlam-Silver hand

Jun 13, 2008

"Live in the present, remember the past, but fear not the future - for it doesn't exist, and never shall." -Saphira


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Jul 17, 2014

Violence: Gore

Feb 18, 2012

Violence: lots of killing and blood and gore

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