Eragon by Christopher Paolini

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Format: Paperback

What was once your life in now your legend.

When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realises he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.

Overnight he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enimies of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds.

Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands.

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Jerry Maguire (1996)

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This was another film that I sat down and watched without knowing anything about it so imagine my delight when Tom Cruise appeared on the screen.

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Plot (from IMDb):

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him. Continue reading

Snatch (2000)

Ok, so I sat down to watch this film and knew nothing about it. Apart from the fact that Jason Statham is in it. I think my dad likes his acting as we seem to watch quite a few films with him in.

Anyway. It is a crime thriller. So basically a Lads film.

Plot (from IMDb):

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. Continue reading