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Eragon

Discussion in 'Reader's Corner' started by Bergelmir, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. Bergelmir

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    So, who here has read Christopher Paulini's Eragon? That was a really good book. Surprisingly, even though he incorporates the redundent idea of elves and dwarves and whatnot, the book retains it originality and own special spark. Personally as a fellow writer, I felt so jealous of his talent to write such a great novel when he was fifteen.

    So, what do you guys and girls think about the novel? And does anyone know when Eldest is coming out?
     
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    no, i haven't read it. all i've heard about it is that my friend saw geeks talking about who was the best dragon in eragon. that's why i never read it. :D
     
  3. Bergelmir

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    ...that would want to make me not read it too. Especially since there are what, 2 dragons so far.
     
  4. Gaara-fan

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    I read Eragon! I really liked it too...I can't wait for Eldest! :smile-big
    I read somewhere on the internet that Eldest is going to be published in August 2005.
     
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  5. Bergelmir

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    Sweet.:) Thanks for telling me man.
     
  6. Leto

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    Wow one of the best books i have ever read. I cant wait for Eldest to come out sometime in August. Its a major recommend for fantasy likers
     
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    very good book, but a bit (a bit???) predictable. but, hey, you kinda need the no-brainers every-so-often.
    but i want to read the next one!!
     
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    It's a pretty good book, I'll give Mr. Paolini that. But it's a pretty good rip off of Lord of the Rings if you look at the names, races, etc.

    Nontheless, I'll read the next book.
     
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    I have heard of this before. I do want to give this one a shot. Is is out on paperback?
     
  10. Leto

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    That, and a few games.
     
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    Cliched, all I can say- If you want a dead sexy LOTR ripoff series, read the Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan
     
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    I picked it up once but his writing style didn't engage me so I never actually got past the second chapter. I hear it is a really good book so maybe i'll pick it up again one day.
     
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    I read the first one it was good some cliche yet I liked how they added a "mind bending" twist to this story like communicating with dragons and other stuff
     
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    So ive read the first and my lil bro has too He Fell in love with it. I found it rather enjoyable. And now he bought Eldest so ill read it when hes done..Good book kinda cliche but still a fun read
     
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    I read it, liked it, and since I've just finished Bartimaeus: Book 2(Golem's Eye), I'm going to get started on Eldest really soon.
     
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    Hey, they're coming out with a Eragon movie, I just wanted to know if it's worth reading before seeing the movie, like The Da Vinci Code, book was waaaaaay better.
     
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    I loved this book. Eragon was very creative and so interesting to read. Eldest (the sequel) was amazing as well.
     
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    My younger brothers like this book . I gave it a try this summer . I think it's quite a good read. Eldest is fine, there're some unpredictable twists
     
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    Maybe you should go to the eragon forums to discuss this...
     
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    I don't read much Fantasy. I have to say the only reason I took Eragon to read was that the author was not much older than me when wirting it. I was curious. I don't think it's anything so special, but it's nothing so bad either. Just enjoyable and easy to read. But I know form what my firends, who read fantasy a lot, that it's just a total ripof everything. One guy who is a Star Wars fan almost predicted the whole content of the Eldest after havinbg read Eragon. I know, I'm totally jealous, for I'm writing various things since I was 7 and was never able to finish anything. But Aragon is nothing so special. I enjoyed Eldest, for it gives us Roran point of view. I hate when the book is told ,,from third person" and focuses only around the main character. Like in Harry Potter, we don't know what is Ron htinking, what is Hermione thinking, just everything focuses around Harry. Anyway, I';m gonna read Book 3. I wonder is the ending is original.
     
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    Eldest already came out,and it is good
     
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    Both books are great, does anyone know where i can get the excerpt from book three that was released in the deluxe edition of Eldest?
     
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    I liked both books, but it is clear without knowing the author's age that he was quite young. On top of that, a lot of concepts were copied from Lord of the Rings; especially the perfect distant and cold elf lady. >.>
     
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    eh well its impossible to write a story without it having simelaties to another one,i think they all rock...whens the third one coming out?
     
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    The Books were awesome i couldnt stop reading once i started.
     
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    I really liked these books to

    cant wait for the movie to come out
     
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    I thought that the first book Eragon was a little better than the second book, Eldest. They were both good. does any one know when the third book is coming out? I'd really like to know.
     
  28. Kyuubinoyoko9

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    There is going to be a movie??? Thats awesome.
     
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    Yeah, it's going to be out this year I believe.

    I liked the Eragon book(s), but it felt kind of hollow. Not nearly in the same class as LoTR but still a good book.
     
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    The guy's my hero. Only fifteen and already he has a well established book series out, not only that but it's going to be a movie T______T
     
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