I liked Brisingr much more than Eldest. I felt Paolini stuck more to the main plot and themes than in the previous book, and divided the chapters between the different characters well. However though Paolini writes well, I often find a bit too much purple prose to my liking in his descriptions....
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.
Oaths sworn . . . loyalties tested . . . ...
Oaths sworn . . . loyalties tested . . . forces collide.
Following the colossal battle against the Empires warriors on the Burning Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives. Still there is more at hand for the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by a tangle of promises he may not be able to keep.
First is Eragons oath to his cousin Roran: to help rescue Rorans beloved, Katrina, from King Galbatorixs clutches. But Eragon owes his loyalty to others, too. The Varden are in desperate need of his talents and strengthas are the elves and dwarves. When unrest claims the rebels and danger strikes from every corner, Eragon must make choices choices that take him across the Empire and beyond, choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice.
Eragon is the greatest hope to rid the land of tyranny. Can this once-simple farm boy unite the rebel forces and defeat the king?
|Genre||JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic|
|Genre Detail||Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14|
|Publisher Date||2008-09-20 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Alfred a Knopf Inc|
|Unit weight||2.35 lb|
|Series Name||The Inheritance Cycle|
|Series Volume Number||3|
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I liked Brisingr much more than Eldest. I felt Paolini stuck more to the main plot and themes than in the previous book, and divided the chapters between the different characters well. However though Paolini writes well, I often find a bit too much purple prose to my liking in his descriptions.Read More
Brisingr has finally been released and it is with a surprise. It isn't the final book. Eragon and Saphira make promises, and fulfill promises and face new challenges that may change the fate of Alagaesia. Recomended to anyone who wants a good book to read.Read More
Appears to be a great book from what we're read so far. This is a good author and his books are really great.Read More
My 12-year-old grandson absolutely loves this series! He's waiting for #4.Read More
Haven't read the book yet. but have read the others. I bought 2, because the price was well below retail and my niece is a fan of the series. It was almost 2 for the price of 1.Read More
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