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The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide: The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia

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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 ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 31st 2006 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published September 5th 2000)
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Dec 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
A really great book shows us how everything is great and worth to die for
Aug 02, 2018 rated it did not like it
This is one of the worst books I've ever read. In fact, I just skimmed its various chapters for maybe 20 minutes. I didn't need anymore time to know it was a terrible book. You thought Eragon was bad, written by a 15 year old. Well, this book reads like a 13 year old nerd putting out whatever pops into their brain. No writer worth their salt would consider Saphira's intelligence a "subversion". Wisdom and a love of riddles is a well known feature of European dragons, even if the stories focus on ...more
Mar 01, 2017 rated it it was ok
I recently purchased this book to see what Lois H. Gresh thoughts and insights were on the Inheritance Cycle. The Unauthorized Guide was pretty misleading to me. The writing was impeccable; it was very easy to follow and did present information in a creative way. However, when I started reading, I thought it would be about the first two books (Eragon and Eldest) and how she saw the books and the characters. It quickly turned into a book about how things designed outside of Eragon. Much was specu ...more
Sep 27, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: own
It has a slow start but the moment I got into it the journey that it took me on I can not even put into words. Honestly while reading this book I got some ideas for my short stories (I was stuck to chapter 8 for a long time), because the writer will give you so many details about the fantasy and where it came from. Some of the things i was not even aware that my country is responsible for the creation of those creatures (witch white or dark).

If you truly love fantasy (any kind, from YA, Urban
I stopped twenty pages into this. It was horrible - she goes off on tangents that have absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with Eragon, some of which is stuff I really didn't want to hear either way. And besides...only half the series is out so far! Why is she trying (and failing!) to write an "ultimate" guide? Don't even bother cracking the cover.
Aug 13, 2009 marked it as to-read
I want it and i will get it LOL <33
Sep 19, 2012 rated it did not like it
I didnt like this book. The author made assumptions and guesses based on her knowledge and not the characters and authors knowlege. It was well written though.
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