The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide

The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia

Lois H. Gresh

St. Martin's Griffin

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In Christopher Paolini's thrilling Inheritance series, when a young boy named Eragon finds a blue gemstone in the middle of the forest, he has no idea what magic is in store for him. It hatches a sapphire-blue dragon, a member of a race thought to be extinct. Eragon bonds with the dragon and soon discovers that he is the first in a new line of Dragon Riders, fated to play a part in a war that is poised to sweep his land.
The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide is an interactive book that looks deep inside the complex world of Alagaësia to reveal facts behind the magical people, places, and creatures that fill the Inheritance series. Also included in this comprehensive guide:
 
* An in-depth look at the many folk references, myths, and legends that form the basis of the books
* Fascinating facts about dwarves, giants, shades, and other creatures
* A fascinating trip through the lore of dragons
* Tips for writing your own fantasy story
* A biography of the author
 
Plus tons of fun boxes and more! This book is a must-have for any fan of the Inheritance books.

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Chapter One 
So What’s It All About?
 
I’m a jaded old science fiction and fantasy writer, ancient enough to be Christopher Paolini’s mother. Imagine my surprise to learn that at the age of twenty, Paolini had sold over one million copies of his first fantasy novel, Eragon. How did this happen, I wondered, and is the book any good?
 
I rushed out to my local bookstore and grabbed (well, bought) a copy of Eragon.1 Weighing in at 503 pages, the novel featured a dragon on the front cover and the prestigious announcement that Eragon was “The #1 New York Times Best-seller.

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"This interesting and highly entertaining guide is sure to quench readers' thirst for more about Eragon and Saphira."
--VOYA

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Lois H. Gresh

Lois H. Gresh is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including The Twilight Companion, The Hunger Games Companion, and other fans' guides, as well as science fiction novels and stories. She lives in upstate New York.

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The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide
The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia
Lois H. Gresh

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
October 2006
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429955782
ISBN10: 1429955783
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 x 7 1/8 inches, 176 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
October 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312357924
ISBN10: 0312357923
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 x 7 1/8 inches, 176 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$15.99
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