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  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407047171
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 704

Eldest

Book Two

  • Christopher Paolini



The second thrilling book of the Inheritance cycle.

The second book in The Inheritance Series

Darkness falls . . . Despair abounds . . . Evil reigns . . .

Fresh from their battle for the rebel state against King Galbatorix, Eragon has no time to rest.

He and his dragon, Saphira, must travel to Ellesméra, the land of the elves for more training in magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of a Dragon Rider.

Even though he's heading off on the journey of a lifetime, chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and Eragon doesn't know who to trust.

And while he's off on his own journey, 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 . . .

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407047171
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 704

Praise for Eldest

A compelling and action-filled adventure . . . A galloping good example of its genre

Daily Telegraph

A fantastic thrilling adventure that transports you to another land with a young boy and his trusty dragon

Betty Bookmark

A fast-paced, action-packed, well-plotted fantasy adventure

Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle

A grand, fantastic tale. 4 stars

Flipside

A joy to read

Dreamwatch

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

Deeply engaging and full of intimate and extraordinary details about the characters and the world they live in, this is a tale which will leave the reader asking for more

Through the Looking Glass

The plot of Eldest is dense with detail, action and magic. Paolini's serious storytelling style combines well with his creation of compelling characters and dramatic set pieces

South China Morning Post

This book is an achievement. Readers will be transported

The Sunday Times

This is action packed stuff, and much like Harry Potter, the kind of entertaining fantasy that anyone can enjoy

The South Wales Argus

This is an incredible book for people aged 10-17 years old

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