Tag: the inheritance cycle

Book Review : Inheritance

Book Review : Inheritance

Inheritance is the final book in the Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini. Although I did not like it as much as its predecessor, Brisingr, I enjoyed the conclusion to the series as a whole. Paolini’s writing, although predisposed to weird metaphors and lots of telling and not showing, was at its height. The romance was not as saccharine and I even enjoyed Murtagh and Nasuada’s subtle feelings. I loved the […]

Posted September 28, 2018 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult
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Book Review : Brisingr

Book Review : Brisingr

I had almost given up on The Inheritance Cycle, after barely making it through Eldest.Imagine my surprise when I actually not only enjoyed Brisingr, but was also even brought to tears during it. Though this novel, like Eragon and Eldest, suffered from many of the same writing issues, they were not quite as frequent or blatant as in the others. There was much more character development happening in this novel […]

Posted September 14, 2018 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult
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Book Review: Eldest

Book Review: Eldest

I remembered Eldest as being even better than the first book in The Inheritance Cycle, Eragon, but that was not the case. It took me about two weeks to claw my way through Eldest. I was beyond frustrated to find the trope of a magically cured disease existed in this book, that the flowery, try-hard prose—and the lackluster narration—as well as the teenage mooning had gotten even worse in this […]

Posted September 7, 2018 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult
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Book Review : Eragon

Book Review : Eragon

I first read Eragon when I was 15 or so. At that time of my life, I had not read the amount of fantasy books I have today and gobbled up Eragon enthusiastically. I still enjoyed the novel upon rereading it, but I do not think I would have liked it quite so much if I had not adored the book when I was younger. I still love the magic […]

Posted August 10, 2018 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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