You no longer follow Glenn

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Glenn

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Glenn

Pagosa Springs, CO, USA | Member Since 2000

5
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 1 reviews
  • 2 ratings
  • 0 titles in library
  • 1 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0

  • Eragon: The Inheritance Cycle, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Christopher Paolini
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7973)
    Performance
    (3134)
    Story
    (3193)

    When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.

    Sandra says: "Utterly Awesome!"
    "Great Book"
    Overall

    First, I am glad to say I havent seen Eragon being badly bashed here as in other places. I really liked the book, although the plot is pretty typical. Actually I loved it. Although things seem to be ripped from RObert Jordans wheel of time series and the master of fantasy, J.R.R. Tolkien, they are presented here with slight changes. Tee link between jordans Aes Sedai and Warders is very similar to the link between dragon and Rider, or so you think, but after a couple pages something changes that shows Paolini's own ideas. As I said there are typical fantasy plots and characters, for example Urgals(Eragon)/Trollocs(Wheel of Time)/Orcs(Lord of the Rings) and the Shade(Eragon)/Forsaken(Wheel of Time)/Nazgul(LOTR)but then again its fantasy and these seem to work out fine, perhaps even intentionally or not tongue in cheek.
    However Eragon works through these admirably and is a great book none the less. Cant wait for eldest.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.