The third gripping book of the Inheritance cycle.
The third book in The Inheritance Series
More awaits Eragon and Saphira following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors.
He's bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to his cousin Roran to rescue his beloved Katrina.
When unrest claims the rebels and danger strikes, Eragon must make choices that take him across the Empire and beyond. Choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice.
Conflict, action, adventure and one devastating death await readers as Eragon battles on behalf of the Varden while Galbatorix ruthlessly attempts to crush and twist him to his own purposes.
Can he become a leader who can unite the rebel forces and defeat the King?
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Praise for Brisingr
A compelling and action-filled adventure . . . a galloping good example of its genreDaily Telegraph
A most stunning piece of literatureInis
A stirring fantasy of epic proportionsThe Bookseller
An impressive achivement by such a young writerThe School Librarian
Article about the success of the book which is number 1 in the US chartsThe Bookseller
Better than the Harry Potter books . . . I can't wait for the next oneCarlisle News & Star
Bound for the bestsellersPublishing News
Eragon dabbles in magic - as does the author, as this book is wonderful . . . A real page-turner, the best adventure tale you'll ever readScottish Sunday Herald
Filled with darkness and evil, excitement and awe, this is a must for lovers of fantasyThe Good Book Guide
Fluent and action-filledTelegraph
I strongly recommend this book to anyone, young or old, who appreciates loyalty, love, friendship and bravery. Uncommonly brilliantCork Evening Echo
If you want a book filled to the brim with adventures, magic, fighting and a fiendishly twisty story, pick Eragon and Eldest and I guarantee it will be hard to resist the lure of these titlesBooks for Keeps
Older neophytes of the genre will devour this with relishInis magazine
Paolini has matured as a writer, but lost none of the imagination that makes this series such compulsive readingCambridge Evening News
Paolini writes like someone gripped by his own storyGuardian
This book is an achievement. Readers will be transportedThe Sunday Times