Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. New York: Random House, 2002.
ISBN: 044023848x pbk.
$ 6.99

Reader’s Annotation:
This fantastic tale follows a young farm boy who finds a dragon stone.

Eragon is just a poor farm boy hoping to find some food, but what he finds instead will change his world, his destiny, and your reality. Experience the transformation in: Eragon.

-Parallels to other fantasy most notably Tolken
-A quest
-Movie tie-in
-Coming of Age
-Set in an imaginary kingdom with Elves, Dwarves, Dragons
-Source of power Dragon/Sword
-Similar to King Arthur tale and others- fostered child ignorant of true destiny
-Good versus Evil dynamic
-Teacher student dynamic with Brom the storyteller

#1 New York Times Bestseller
#1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Book Sense Book of the Year

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