Praise for Eragon

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Below you’ll find a collection of praise for Eragon, Christopher Paolini’s first book in the Inheritance Cycle!

“An authentic work of great talent . . . I found myself dreaming about it at night, and reaching for it as soon as I woke.”

~ Liz Rosenberg, The New York Times Book Review

Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic with his precocious debut.”


“Unusual, powerful . . . fresh and fluid. An impressive start to a writing career that’s sure to flourish.”

Booklist, Starred

“An auspicious beginning to both career and series.”

Publishers Weekly

“Will appeal to the legions of readers who have been captivated by the Lord of the Rings trilogy.”

School Library Journal