Gerard Doyle is Brilliant, the voice is easy to listen too, and the characters have a unique unchanging voice.
The story is great, and it stays true to who the characters are. Some of the scenes are breathtaking.
Finishing the cycle has made me feel sad that I won't see the characters again. Always a sign of a great book.
The last book pretty much ruined it for me. It felt like he was trying too hard to tie things up and didn't do the story justice.
I am a lover of stories, particularly stories that let your imagination run wild. Just because something doesn't exist is no reason for it to hamper an excellent story from being told. If I can do my work while listening to an excellent story, then I am one happy guy
The Eragon series was by no means a great work of literature, but it was certainly a good story that I enjoyed from beginning to finish. This book did not have the same narrative drive that I felt from Eragon or Eldest but it did a fantastic job of concluding the series.
After scrolling through the reviews left already I was surprised at the number of negative reactions to the conclusion. What were people expecting? Did they think that Paolini would describe every single mystery in the world? No, I thought Paolini did a great job tying up ends. If he had done anymore he would have had to write a whole new book, maybe a whole new series. The last 4 or 5 hours of the audiobook were devoted to resolving stories.
I think that the story ended nicely, and while Eragon's story is the epitome of the hero archetype, Paolini managed to tell this final chapter without using many obvious narrative cliches that people seem to have been expecting.
It was fun to listen to, and I will revisit it in the future.
The deal of the day is awesome! Sci-Fi, Fantasy, historical fiction, mystery, thrillers with sarcasm are my favorites.
Since reading the first of this series, Eragon, I found myself checking often to see when the next book was due out and then marking the date of its release so I can be one of the first to read/listen. This last book was the hardest to wait for, but so very worth it. I recommend readers have a box of tissue handy for the last few chapters.
Christopher Paolini is amazing in the way he wove the story throughout the series, leaving clues that cumulate in this final novel.
Gerald Doyle is a master narrator. I keep forgetting that he is one person as he brings each character to life giving them their own voice, tone, and attitude.
While the end is bittersweet it is an epic ending for an even more epic series. I could not have imagine a better ending.
This book was great. Christopher thoughtfully drew the strings of all the story lines together. It was so nice to see that. I have to say that I did have tears by the end. I would love to see some future short stories on these characters. No matter what Christopher Paolini has given us a great epic adventure and Gerard Doyle's narration of all four books has been great.
I have loved these books since it started and inheritance was no exception. I loved the creativity and the attention to detail. At the end I felt like there should be another series. It just does not feel like that should be the end but overall I thought this was a wonderful story and would recommend it to everyone!
A fitting conclusion to the series. Also, I enjoyed the interview with the author at the end. A definite plus. The story was as good as I hoped it would be, and the performance was enjoyable. The various voices are nicely distinguished. Well worth reading or listening.
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I usually listen to murder mysteries. This is an extreme departure for me. However, I really loved all four books.
Paolini set out on a very large project. He never lost momentum or consistency. At times I felt like I could smell what he was describing or feel the "creepy" he was creating.
Gerard Doyle is the perfect narrator for the series. He was also consistent with his portrayals and descriptions.
I hightly recommend this series for middle school ages on up through seniors!