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An alternate cover edition for ISBN 9780375826696 can be found hereOne boyOne dragonA world of adventure When Eragon finds a polished blue 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 t Standard fantasy fare except that while most fantasy authors lift their plots only vaguely from a previous author Eragon is simply the plot of Star Wars with a Lord of the Rings paintjobPrincess flees trying to keep precious item out of the evil emperor's hands Boy finds item Bad guys burn down his farm and kill his uncle Old mysterious man helps him and turns out to be part of a secret order of knights to which boy's now evil father belonged Gives boy father's sword and takes him eventually to princess then dies tragically Boy learns how to fly X Wings er dragons and goes to take on his father and the evil emperor c c Paolini also resembles other fantasy authors by denying that he is a fantasy author instead imagining that he is a great literary talent In his own words In my writing I strive for a lyrical beauty somewhere between Tolkien at his best and Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf1Unfortunately his control of language is akin to a piece of Harry Potter fanfic There are some days that I wish my parents ran their own publishing company too However if such a boon would reuire me to write as obliviously as Paolini I would have to decline Yeah I know he was eighteen but so was Byron when he wrote Hours Of Idleness and Pope when he wrote his Essay on Criticism If Paolini doesn't hesitate to compare himself to what he sees as literary greats I certainly have no problem with letting my criticism fall with eual weight on his little bit of fluffI think the reason I keep returning to Pulp writers like Robert E Howard is that those authors just wanted to write exciting stories instead of the next 'literary event' Authors who lack pretension often write very good stories because they aren't forcing themselves to write overblown overly complex stories Many modern fantasy authors do the opposite they write redundant escapist yarns and then get upset that no one considers them to be literary greats yetThere is nothing new or interesting here for anyone who has read fantasy before it's just a rehash of old cliches The writing pacing and characterization are substandard I wasn't surprised to find that a teen boy wrote this book it's exactly what I would expect a teenage fantasy fan to writeMy Fantasy Book Suggestions

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Eragon author Christopher PaoliHe 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 a I don't care what anyone says I freaking loved this book I get that it's sooooo freaking cheesy with a Gary Stu and a BABY DRAGON and a weird elf with whom oh can't say that cause it's a spoiler Heh ANYWAYS it's great Yeah it literally checks all of the shitty high fantasy YA wet dream with an orphaned SPESHUL character and dragons and elves and deus ex machina up the yin yang but I DON'T CARE I loved it the first time I read it and I still love it now The movie was an unmitigated disaster which is probably accurate to how actually good the book is ie not very Like I said I get the haters and in theory I should have hated this book only I don'tD

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Eragon author Christopher Paolini doc ☆ Paperback read à hannahredhead ¶ An alternate cover edition for ISBN 9780375826696 can be found hereOne boyOne dragonA world of adventure When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps itN 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 hand Age of the readers and how well acuainted they are with the high fantasy genre seriously need to be considered hereI don’t think I need to say a lot on my review on this Eragon is a very popular book and it’s been uite mixed received to say the least The majority of love and dislike usually depends on when did you read the book for the first time If you were still a child or teenager and haven’t read a lot or any high fantasy books yet you’ll probably love this Unfortunately I’m reading this for the first time as an adult who’s already well acuainted with the genreAnyone who has read or watched Lord of the Rings or Star Wars pretty much has read this book Eragon almost a straight copy of these franchises with different names and terminologies And that’s okay especially considering that the author was 15 years old when he wrote this book However as someone who has experienced the high number of tropes in this book out of all medium it was hard for me to enjoy the book Eragon is not a bad book by all means it's just a book that in my opinion will appeal towards children or teenagers; it’s something that I will definitely recommend to younger kids If I was reading this 15 years ago it could’ve been one of the books that introduced me to this genre and I know it in fact did for a lot of people This is something I will always praise Paolini for I don’t care what kind of books or genre you read if the book sparked your love for reading a genre that gets a praise from me and Paolini did it for countless readers “Books are my friends my companions They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life” I wasn’t planning to read Eragon in the first place but I received this book from one of my good friend Dorina as a birthday present because she wanted me to have this book that made her become the reader she is today and for that I thank you very much I will cherish this book Although this book didn’t really work out for me I can totally see why it’s beloved by a lot of readers especially younger readers In the future Eragon could be a book that I’ll consider giving to my kids to spark their love for reading You can find this and the rest of my Adult EpicHigh Fantasy Sci Fi reviews at BookNest