|Birth Day:||November 17, 1983|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, United States|
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He was home-schooled in Paradise Valley, Montana. Upon finishing his studies at the age of fifteen, he began writing Eragon.
In 2002, Eragon was published for the first time by Paolini International LLC, Paolini's parents' publishing company. To promote the book, Paolini toured over 135 schools and libraries, discussing reading and writing, all the while dressed in "a medieval costume of red shirt, billowy black pants, lace-up boots, and a jaunty black cap." He drew the cover art for the first edition of Eragon, which featured Saphira's eye, along with the maps on the inside covers of his books.
In mid-2002, the stepson of author Carl Hiaasen found Eragon in a bookstore and loved it; this led to Hiaasen bringing it to the attention of his publisher, Alfred A. Knopf. Knopf subsequently made an offer to publish Eragon and the rest of The Inheritance Cycle. The second edition of Eragon was published by Knopf in August 2003. At the age of nineteen, Paolini became a New York Times-bestselling author.
In December 2006, Fox 2000 released the film adaptation of Eragon in theaters around the world. It received mostly negative reviews from critics, and made a combined domestic and international gross of $249,488,115 USD against a production budget of $100,000,000.
Eldest, the sequel to Eragon, was released August 23, 2005. The third book in the cycle, Brisingr, was released on September 20, 2008. Although The Inheritance Cycle was originally planned as a trilogy, a fourth book, Inheritance, was released on November 8, 2011 in the US, Australia, New Zealand, the EU, and India, and was subsequently translated and published in fifty-three countries. The Inheritance Cycle has sold more than 35 million copies.
The Guinness World Records recognized Christopher Paolini as the "youngest author of a bestselling book series" on January 5, 2011.
On December 31, 2018, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm, the first book in a series called Tales of Alagaësia, was published and released to the public.
Paolini's new science fiction novel, To Sleep in a Sea of Stars, was released on September 15, 2020, by Tor Books. He also plans to return to the world of Alagaësia with a fifth book when he finishes his science-fiction book.
Christopher and his sister, Angela, were born in Montana to Kenneth Paolini and Talita Hodgkinson. Christopher's parents self-published Eragon and took it on the road to libraries and high schools, where it gained popularity.
Currently, Christopher Paolini is 39 years, 2 months and 21 days old. Christopher Paolini will celebrate 40th birthday on a Friday 17th of November 2023. Below we countdown to Christopher Paolini upcoming birthday.
YA favourite Christopher Paolini writes science fiction novel - 660 NEWS
NEW YORK — Christopher Paolini’s next book isn’t only for young people. The author of the multimillion-selling “Inheritance Cycle” has a seven-figure deal for a science fiction novel, his first adult book, Tor announced Tuesday. “To Sleep in a Sea of Stars,” featuring “epic space battles for the fate of humanity,” comes out next September. …
Happy 33rd birthday, Christopher! Well-wishes, fun facts, and more! - Shur'tugal - Inheritance Cycle community
Today marks our favorite author's 33rd birthday, and what better of a way to celebrate than with a Saphira cake?
Happy 31st birthday, Christopher! - Shur'tugal - Inheritance Cycle community
Today marks our favorite author's 31st birthday, and what better of a way to celebrate than with a Saphira cake?