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Temeraire - Naomi Novik
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ISBN: 9780007219117 (0007219113)
Pages no: 442
Edition language: English
Series: Temeraire (#1)
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3.5 His Majesty's Dragon
Very enjoyable start to this series. I loved the relationship between Temeraire and Laurence. It was interesting to see how Novik weaves the idea of dragons and the Napoleonic Wars together. The battles were well written. The descriptions of the dragons and English society were also well done. I...
YouKneeK rated it
5.0 Review: His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire Book 1 of 9)
Until early last year when I read and loved Uprooted, also written by Novik, I’d only been mildly interested in reading this series. The synopsis didn’t sound all that interesting to me, and I’d seen mixed reviews for it on my feed. Even after enjoying Uprooted so much, I wasn’t sure if that would...
Traditional Fantasy
Traditional Fantasy rated it
4.5 Fantastic Dragon Series!
This has to be the best dragon book since Pern. It starts out on an English navy ship in the time of the Napoleonic wars, only when they capture a French ship, they discover a dragon egg. We get a good feeling of naval protocol from the main character, Captain Laurence, but it becomes an alternative...
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3.0 His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik
His Majesty’s Dragon is the first book in the Temeraire series by author, Naomi Novik. Will Laurence is the successful naval captain of Britain’s HMS Reliance. Laurence comes from well-to-do family, he’s patriotic to the core and he’s got his sights set on getting home to propose marriage. Littl...
Grimlock ♥ Inhumans
Grimlock ♥ Inhumans rated it
5.0 Yes! All the yes!
The problem with this book is how compulsively readable it is; I have so much angst about not having book three yet - and I'm only a couple pages into book two. I suspect I'll have book two read today and then I'll need, need, book three. And I was talking to someone earlier, who doesn't like fa...
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