From the book
jacket: Darkness falls
Eragon and his
dragon, Saphira, have just saved the
rebel state from destruction by the
mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel
ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must
travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves,
for further training in the skills of
the Dragon Rider.
Comment: As you probably know, home-schooled Paolini wrote the first volume in his planned trilogy when he was 15, having graduated from high-school via correspondence course. When it was finished the family had the book printed and Paolini toured over 135 schools and libraries to promote it, dressed in a medieval costume of red ...
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