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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm by Christopher Paolini.

A wanderer and a cursed child.
Spells and magic.
And dragons, of course.
Welcome back to the world of Alagaësia.

It's been a year since Eragon departed Alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of Dragon Riders. Now he is struggling with an endless sea of tasks: constructing a vast dragonhold, wrangling with suppliers, guarding dragon eggs and dealing with belligerent Urgals and haughty elves. Then a vision from the Eldunarí, unexpected visitors and an exciting Urgal legend offer a much-needed distraction and a new perspective. 

This volume features three original stories set in Alagaësia, interspersed with scenes from Eragon's own unfolding adventure. Included is an excerpt from the memoir of the unforgettable witch and fortune-teller Angela the herbalist, penned by Angela Paolini, the inspiration for the character, herself!

Relish the incomparable imagination of Christopher Paolini in this thrilling new collection of stories based in the world of the Inheritance Cycle.

©2019 Christopher Paolini, John Jude Palencar (P)2019 Penguin Books Ltd

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Great

This book is fantastic.it's great to return to this series. Gerard Doyle is a great narrator and Paolini a superb author

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Enjoyable set of stories

I really enjoyed listening to this, and I have been inspired to reread the original stories.

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Good but shallow

As always Gerard Doyle is an excellent narrator and it was great to listen to the tales of the amazing characters created by Christopher in the Inheritance cycle. However, the story lacked depth and seemed to skim along the surface of events. I look forward to future stories.

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disappointed

I love the inheritance series and picked this up to see what happened next. I was lost on the mini-stories and hoped it would tie off 1 or 2 main characters, not what felt like bits and pieces. it's a shame there is not a continuation of Eragon's next steps.

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Over all really good and long awaited

Really enjoyed it, it’s different from the usual and I can’t wait for number two.

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Not as good

I really want another book! I really do like it but it was so short! Please make another one

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yeah!

finaly i got some closeure from the rest. Just what i wanted and i want more.
and i loved the voices he does.

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Nice start on the future

Nice collection of inheritance legacy short stories, an small expansion on the wider world & future for Alagaësia.

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I want more

I really enjoyed the stories- I just wish it had been the ever awaited book 5 rather then short stories. The stories where great I just wanted more .
I wish Nasuada or Arya had been in this - alas it’s a glimmer into the world which will hopefully keep us long term fans going till book 5 does arrive .

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A bit short but great

I love the inheritance cycle but this was a very short book. It had an amazing performance from the narrator and over all a great sum up of the series.

Harry age 12 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧👍🥳✊🤩

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  • Seif
  • 03-01-19

A very good hold over until another book is made

This book is extremely entertaining and filled with amazing new tales. If you enjoy the Inheritance Cycle you'll enjoy this. My only complaint is after getting use to the way the reader voices characters in the main series to have him suddenly change it in this is slightly offputting. But even so still a great story!

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  • Budgiegrower
  • 08-10-20

LOVED IT, OUTSTANDING, MORE PLEASE

The only problem with this book is that there isn't more of it, Christopher Paolini come on mate you are a brilliant author and with Audible behind you cant loose. LOVED IT, OUTSTANDING, MORE PLEASE

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-08-19

Good listen

It was fun to firther follow the story of Eragon, and the writing was a good listen

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  • Peet Steyn
  • 18-04-19

What a disappointment after the long wait!

A horrible incoherent rambling. I only managed to get 3/4 through this book before my utter disappointment drove me to put it down and stop listening as to not continue to foul my mood. I'm an extremely big fan of the Inheritance cycle books and read the whole cycle through at least 5 times and enjoyed the story and quality of writing every time.
However, after the wait of 7 years to be presented with this... Rather keep quiet until another quality work kan be published than to do this, and loose the confidence and support of you fan-base.

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