In the world of Pern, Harpers with great musical ability are held in extreme regard. This is why the young, mischievous Piemur carries himself with so much pride, for he sings like an angel. But when his voice begins to change, Piemur loses all confidence and questions his role within Harper... show more
In the world of Pern, Harpers with great musical ability are held in extreme regard. This is why the young, mischievous Piemur carries himself with so much pride, for he sings like an angel. But when his voice begins to change, Piemur loses all confidence and questions his role within Harper Hall. Incapable of singing, Piemur is sent on various errands by Masterharper Robinton, including the task of learning the complicated beats of the messenger drums, Piemur has no clue of the grand adventures that await him, and he'll need to find the courage within himself to survive.
Publish date: June 3rd 2008
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Pern: Harper Hall (#3)
This final book in the Harper Hall trilogy stars Piemur, the young apprentice who became Menolly's first friend at Harper Hall. Unlike Dragonsinger, which took place immediately after Dragonsong, Dragondrums takes place about three years later (it's mentioned that Menolly has had three Turns of inst...
Warning, blatant spoilers in this one! You are warned.This is easily the weakest book in the Harper Hall trilogy in my opinion. The shift of main characters was an unwelcome surprise, the story meanders a bit, and there's plot points that just make so little sense that I found myself hurrying to be ...
This is the last book in The Harper Hall Trilogy and is quite different than the first two. The first two books were focused on Menolly, a very musically talented girl from a fisher family whose wildest dream is fulfilled when she comes to Harper Hall to be trained as a Harper. (Think mix of bard, t...
I wasn't interested in Piemur as much as Menolly. There is the same theme as being taunted by peers. Really, Piemur's story is a simple variation on Menolly's and it doesn't end up being very interesting. I thought it was drawn out and there was very little of an engaging story. A short story probab...
I enjoyed this book much more than the first time around. Probably because when I first read it I was so disappointed that it focused on Piemur instead of on Menolly. This time I knew that, so I was prepared to enjoy it for its own right.However, it did bother me that Piemur's theft of a fire-lizard...