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Eragon by Christopher Paolini
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Nov 26, 11

bookshelves: 2011, adventure, dragons, fantasy
Read from November 11 to 25, 2011

I wanted to love it. It has dragons, heroes, villains, elves, battles between good and evil -- how could you not devour an epic tale like this? The excessive use of commas and frequent over description knocked a few stars off. It could have used another round of editing, or polishing. I'm hoping that the author has matured in his writing skills by the next installment, otherwise it will be too painful to continue.

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Reading Progress

11/20/2011 page 180
36.0% "Too, many, commas. Very much want to take my red pen to it. Is this the story written by a teenage author? Reads like it is."

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