Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations, Borrowbox, Young Adult 12-15

Eragon

Author: Christopher Paolini

Reviewed by: Aoife, Leixlip library

Recommended Ages: 12-15 Years

One boy…
One dragon…
A 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 the 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 an 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 hands.

There is magic, dragons and elves in this series what more could you want. It is an amazing book that is great for people of all ages. I love reading about Eragon and his adventures, it was such a well written book, with characters that you want to know more about. Eragon is one of my favourite characters and I cannot recommend this enough.

Eragon is available to borrow on BorrowBox in both ebook and audiobook format.There is also an ebook omnibus of Eragon and the second book, Eldest here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s