The Inheritance Cycle

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This is my page for criticism and commentary on Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle. This author became famous for being a teenaged fantasy writer, and his books were given wide praise while he himself received the wunderkind treatment. The public's reaction was, in my opinion, completely undeserved. I think the book Eragon was terrible, and in some ways the series got worse as it went along.

The following writings will help you understand why I think this is the case--in detail--and you might even agree with me. Feel free to post a public response, mail me privately, or just enjoy the connections at the bottom.

The Essays:
Eragon Eldest BrisingrInheritance
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FAQ/Criticism: Please read before sending negative comments on this essay
Inheritance Cycle Bingo Card: Overused defenses by fans!
Comment pages:
Hate-mail (and responses) Amazon comments Fans' message board responses Form-sent comments

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