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Publisher's Summary

It began with Eragon... It ends with Inheritance.

Not so very long ago, Eragon - Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider - was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now, the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders.

Long months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real battle lies ahead: they must confront Galbatorix. When they do, they will have to be strong enough to defeat him. And if they cannot, no one can. There will be no second chances.

The Rider and his dragon have come farther than anyone dared to hope. But can they topple the evil king and restore justice to Alagaësia? And if so, at what cost?

©2011 Christopher Paolini (P)2011 Random House Audiobooks

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It is a great book and the story is good however the narrator has a different ascent than the previous one And that is fine and i don’t discriminate against them overall great book and narrator👌🏻.

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Fantastic book

This was an amazing culmination of an amazing series, filled with plenty of suspense and intrigue.

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Its over

Would you try another book from Christopher Paolini and/or Kerry Shale?

No

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Closing off the saga? Wasn't particularly original

Which scene was your favorite?

the final confrontation

Do you think Inheritance needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No, not in the league of other Fantasy masters

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Brilliant!

Would you consider the audio edition of Inheritance to be better than the print version?

Yes! I read two of the books in the Inheritance Cycle and listened to two. Although I never thought I'd say it, I preferred the audio book!

What about Kerry Shale’s performance did you like?

The accents, they gave each character an individual voice.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No, my daughters and I drew it out over a week, preferring to savor it to the very end. We already miss Eragon and Saphira!

Any additional comments?

Well read, excellent quality and the story is unforgettable!

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  • 07-23-19

DO NOT BUY!!!!! THIS IS ABRIDGED

Very disappointed, nothing was said until you start to listen and realize that huge portions are missed from the book. Look for the narrator Gerrard Doyle much better and the unabridged version. It is under 1/3 of the book, if I could get my credit back I would in a heart beat.

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  • Jess
  • 07-12-18

Good story

Good story but with a change of narrator just ruins it. Should of kept with the original guy, he captured the characters character perfectly.

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  • Bruce Reily
  • 12-16-19

Reader ruined it

The book is amazing no word of a lie. This reader has cut hours and hours from the story however. You are not getting the full book here

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  • V
  • 06-15-19

Great story but abridged version.

I love the inheritance cycle stories but got to the end and realised bits were missing.
Turns out this version is abridged and only a 3rd of the story which is a shame as Kerry shale does some good work here.
returned this one for the full version.

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  • 03-04-19

5 stars

awesome books, I've read all the books in this series and now I've listened to the audio aswell.. 5 stars from me and here to hoping for more books in the future.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-27-21

Abridged version

Do not purchase, not full book! Not detailed properly and a waste of a credit

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-15-21

Different Narrator

brilliant story spoilt by different Narrator. People sounded Russian Or Indian orTexan, weird.

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  • Kerry
  • 04-27-21

Missing full chapters

Really disappointed with this. Full chapters missing. Dislike the narrator which is a shame as the previous 3 books were fab!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-01-20

Loved it, so sad for the saga to come to an end

Loved it, so sad for the saga to come to an end. I'll miss the characters. It's a shame the film wasn't better made, the stories themselves are brilliant. Kerry Shale is also an excellent narrator and suited the books perfectly.

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  • Mr C I Grimmer
  • 08-07-20

Abridged Version- be aware

Audible have neglected the fact that this is the Abridged version, so about 20 hours short of content.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-19-20

Great book, mildly irritating narration

This book was a great ending to an awesome saga. The narration was clear and way to understand, however I did find that some of the pronunciation differed to how I supposed it was to be said.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-13-18

Gerard Doyles narration is a lot better

I recommend getting Gerard Doyles narration. after listening to one chapter of Kerry Shale I went and got Gerard's book.

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