Fantasy lovers still recovering from the post-Harry Potter
blues will find some much needed late-summer relief in these pages. Eldest
, Christopher Paolini's accomplished sequel to his bestselling Eragon: Inheritance Book 1
, continues the story with excitement and skill, expanding Paolini's imaginary world — and, as the story unfolds, the devoloping voice of its young author is revealed. Of all the swell young adult fantasies currently filling bookstore shelves this summer, Eldest
is the swellest!