|Born||November 17, 1983|
Southern California, United States
|Genre||High fantasy, Young adult literature|
|Notable works||Inheritance cycle|
Christopher Paolini (born November 17, 1983 in Southern California) is an American writer. He is best known as the writer of the Inheritance cycle, which has the books Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, and the fourth book. He lives in Paradise Valley, Montana.
Paolini is famous for publishing his book, Eragon when he was only seventeen years old. He began writing the book when he was fifteen. His second book, Eldest, was released in 2005. His third book, Brisingr, was released in 2008. The final book of the Inheritance Cycle, Inheritance, was released on 8 November, 2011.