Christopher Paolini


Christopher Paolini was educated at home by his parents. His abiding love of fantasy and science fiction inspired him to begin writing his debut novel, Eragon, when he graduated from high school at fifteen. He became a New York Times bestselling author at nineteen. Christopher lives in Montana, USA, where the dramatic landscape fed his vision of Alagaesia. He is at work on the final volume in the Inheritance trilogy.

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In the realms of fantasy stories, turning the traditional beast into a beauty one can emote with is a long trodden path. From vampires to wizards, werewolves to aliens. Making the beast beautiful is now a common sight in books and films, so why not dragons? Enter Rachel Hartman's Shadow Scale...

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