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Eldest (Inheritance, Book 2)

CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI

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ISBN 10: 037582670X / ISBN 13: 9780375826702
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers August 2005, 2005
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Signed By Author. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. The second title in the Inheritance Trilogy after 'Eragon'. Winner of the 2006 Quill Book Award. After having saved the rebel state from destruction by the forces of King Galbatorix, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, must now travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship. It turns out to be the journey of a lifetime; 8vo; Bookseller Inventory # 20080801102208

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Title: Eldest (Inheritance, Book 2)

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers August 2005

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition

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Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the  New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.

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 Weekly

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
A Book Sense Book of the Year
A #1 Book Sense Selection

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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 Weekly

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
A Book Sense Book of the Year
A #1 Book Sense Selection

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