Inheritance is the fourth book in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle. It continues the story of Eragon, a young man who was chosen by a dragon to be its rider. When Eragon finds out that he is not the only one with such a connection to dragons, he must travel across Alagaësia to find others like himself and stop an evil king from destroying everything in his path.
For who is this book for ?
Inheritance is a book for young adults who are interested in epic fantasies. It tells the story of a young man who must travel across a dangerous land to stop an evil king from destroying everything he knows.
- The protagonist, Eragon, is a strong and likable character who undergoes many changes and growth throughout the story.
- The worldbuilding is intricate and well-done, with a rich mythology that will keep readers engaged.
- The plot is fast-paced and exciting, with plenty of action set pieces to hook readers
- The story is too slow in parts
- The author spends a lot of time describing things that don’t really matter to the plot
- The climax feels rushed and anticlimactic
Learn more about the author
Christopher Paolini is the author of the Inheritance Cycle, which includes the books Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, and Inheritance. He was born in 1983 in Southern California and raised on a farm near Los Angeles. At age 15 he began writing what would become his debut novel Eragon.
“Christopher Paolini has done it again with another mind-blowing installment of the Inheritance Cycle, this one aptly named Inheritance. With enough twists and turns to keep even the most experienced fantasy reader guessing, as well as some heart-wrenching moments that will cause readers to weep for both joy and sadness, Inheritance is an amazing conclusion to Paolini’s magnum opus.”
“Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle comes to a spectacular close in the fourth book, Inheritance. The story is jam-packed with action, adventure, and suspense that kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end. I was absolutely riveted by Eragon’s journey as he searched for other dragon riders and raced against time to save Alagaësia from destruction.”
“Christopher Paolini is an amazing author who brings his characters and plots to life with passion, detail, and intrigue. Inheritance is no exception. If you’re a fan of the first three books in the series (Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr), then you will not want to miss this fourth and final installment! Action-packed from beginning to end, it’s sure to keep you entertained until the very last page.”
“It’s Eragon! If you liked the first three books, then you’ll love this one too. It has all the action, adventure, and magic that you’ve come to expect.”