The astonishing, masterful conclusion to the Inheritance Cycle, perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings The New York Times bestselling series has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. Not so very long ago, Eragon--Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider--was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders. Long months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real battle lies ahead: they must defeat Galbatorix. There will be no second chances. The Rider and his dragon have come further than anyone dared to hope. But can they topple the evil king and restore justice to Alaga sia? And if so, at what cost? Features interlocking art that reveals an image across the spines of all four books And don't miss the most recent book set in Eragon's world, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales from Alaga sia Christopher Paolini is a true rarity. --The Washington Post
Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Published: 11/08/2011 Pages: 860 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 2.55lbs Size: 9.40h x 6.80w x 2.20d ISBN: 9780375856112 Age Range: 12-UP
Review Citation(s): Publishers Weekly 11/07/2011 Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2011 School Library Journal 01/01/2012 pg. 124 Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2012 pg. 108 - Recommended, Satisfactory
About the Author Christopher Paolini is the author of three other bestselling novels about Alagaësia: Inheritance is the fourth and final volume in the cycle. Christopher lives in Montana, where the natural landscape has been a major inspiration in the creation of his stories. You can find out more about Christopher and the Inheritance cycle at alagaesia.com.