Inheritance (novel)

Inheritance (novel)

Inheritance is the fourth and final book in the Inheritance Cycle written by American author Christopher Paolini.

The Inheritance Cycle was originally intended to be a trilogy, but Paolini has stated that during writing, the length of Brisingr grew, and the book was split into two parts to be published separately. Because of this, many plot elements originally intended for Brisingr are in Inheritance.

Since the release of Inheritance, Paolini has expressed his future interest in expanding upon Alagaësia and the Inheritance Cycle. In an interview, he talked about a potential "book five," a prequel centering around Brom, and said that he has planned "around seven more stories set in Alagaësia — and one of those is in fact a series."

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Inheritance (novel) - Critical Reception
... Inheritancehas received mixed to negative reviews, criticised due to unresolved plot threads, derivative characteristics of Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings, and heavy use of deus ex ... However Shelby Scoffield of Deseret News called the book "a sophisticated novel and "a sense of closure to a truly great series", but criticised Paolini's use of "long ...

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