Publish date: July 28th 2014
Pages no: 416
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Temeraire (#8)
Blood of Tyrants is the eighth and penultimate book in the Temeraire series. I enjoyed it equally as much as the previous books, although a little more unevenly. I was fully engrossed for the first 75% or so, but I occasionally felt restless toward the end. Some of the early events, though occas...
And man, I just loved this novel. I know that this isn't for everyone - amnesia trope, by the way - but I've loved it since I fell in love with the X-Men, and Wolverine in particular. I also love how well Novik does hurt/comfort, two tropes that are well used in fanfiction. It should be noted th...
I loved it so much that I haven't really been interested in anything else since I finished it. So much, that I'm only happy reading the series over from the start. Dragons in 1812 Japan, China, and Russia! Dragons! I say!Library copy
I had nearly given up on Temeraire and Laurence after the last 2 books, but decided to give them another try, and am glad I did. This book reminded me of why I enjoyed the series to begin with, and I await the conclusion.
Ever since I read His Majesty's Dragon, the first of Naomi Novik's series that blended high fantasy with the Napoleonic wars, I've been a fan. Now the series has built up to massive levels, sweeping over continents to show a world at war. But this time, William Laurence is out of the action. While N...