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Eldest

Inheritance, Book II

by Christopher Paolini

Eldest by Christopher Paolini
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    Aug 2005, 704 pages
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    Mar 2007, 704 pages

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Paolini says that the top three authors who influenced him were Anne McCaffrey, Ursula K. LeGuin and Raymond Feist (with Feist's novel Magician making a particularly strong impact on him). Read more about Paolini at BookBrowse.

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