Random House and Christopher Paolini have officially announced the release of the Inheritance Deluxe Edition, following in the footsteps of Deluxe Edition releases for Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr! Random House’s announcement goes on to announce the release of Inheritance in paperback, as well as a four-book paperback boxed set!
Set to release in North America on October 23rd, 2012, the Deluxe Edition will include a host of new content including new story additions and artwork by Christopher Paolini. The contents are as follows:
- Gorgeous never-before-seen artwork by Christopher Paolini
- An exclusive, full-color foldout poster by John Jude Palencar (series illustrator)
- A letter from Jeod, one of Eragon’s confidants, summarizing life after the finale of the series (written by Christopher Paolini)
- A letter from Christopher to fans reflecting on the series
- A new never-before-published scene included within the text
The press release also mentions that Christopher will participate in national publicity events for the release, although these events have yet to be announced. We’ll be sure to post any event information as it releases!
Also included with the Deluxe Edition news was the announcement of the release Inheritance in paperback! The book’s cover will reflect last year’s cover changes, which feature a zoomed-in full-cover version of John Jude Palencar’s dragon artwork. The series will also be available in a four book paperback boxed set.