Another Self-Publishing Success Story

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The Observer | International | Teenager's fantasy dragon burns up the bestseller list

"Eragon, a fantasy novel written by Christopher Paolini, sits at number three on the New York Times bestseller list for children's books, out-selling all but the most recent of the Harry Potter adventures.
That bare fact is impressive enough, but behind it lies one of the most extraordinary publishing stories of the year, of a book which began as a 15-year-old's attempt to entertain himself and was published and marketed by the author and his family before being discovered by one of America's best comic novelists. It was later sold to a major publishing house for a reported advance of $400,000... ..."

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