WI: Christopher Paolini signs and discusses his newest novel, Murtagh, November 8th at 7pm at Page Hall, on The University at Albany's Downtown Campus.

While Christopher’s event is free and open to all, a purchase of Murtagh or Eragon: The Illustrated Edition is required to enter the signing line. He will personalize one book per person, but will sign unlimited backlist, including new and personal copies. The Book House will have all titles for sale before the event at Page Hall. Early purchase can also be made at the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza. Murtagh will be on sale, Tuesday, November 7th -the day before the event.


A purchase of MURTAGH or ERAGON: The Illustrated Edition is REQUIRED. 



Master storyteller and internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini returns to the World of Eragon in this stunning epic fantasy set a year after the events of the Inheritance Cycle. Join Dragon Rider—and fan favorite—Murtagh and his dragon as they confront a perilous new enemy!
“Christopher Paolini is a true rarity.” —The Washington Post
The world is no longer safe for the Dragon Rider Murtagh and his dragon, Thorn. An evil king has been toppled, and they are left to face the consequences of the reluctant role they played in his reign of terror. Now they are hated and alone, exiled to the outskirts of society. 
Throughout the land, hushed voices whisper of brittle ground and a faint scent of brimstone in the air—and Murtagh senses that something wicked lurks in the shadows of Alagaësia. So begins an epic journey into lands both familiar and untraveled, where Murtagh and Thorn must use every weapon in their arsenal, from brains to brawn, to find and outwit a mysterious witch. A witch who is much more than she seems. 
In this gripping novel starring one of the most popular characters from Christopher Paolini’s blockbuster Inheritance Cycle, a Dragon Rider must discover what he stands for in a world that has abandoned him. Murtagh is the perfect book to enter the World of Eragon for the first time . . . or to joyfully return. 
Praise for Christopher Paolini:
“A spellbinding fantasy writer.” —The Boston Globe
“A breathtaking and unheard-of success.” —USA Today
“Make[s] literary magic.” —People

About the Author

CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI. Author of the Inheritance Cycle (Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, Inheritance). Creator of the World of Eragon and the Fractalverse. Holder of the Guinness World Record for youngest author of a bestselling series. Qualified for marksman in the Australian army. Scottish laird. Dodged gunfire . . . more than once. As a child was chased by a moose in Alaska. Has his name inscribed on Mars. Firstborn of Kenneth and Talita. Husband. Father. Asker of questions and teller of stories.

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
University of Albany- Downtown Campus
135 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12222
Murtagh: The World of Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle) By Christopher Paolini Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593650868
Availability: Usually Ships in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 7th, 2023

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