The Dolphins of Pern
Publish date: September 10th 1997
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Pern (Publication Order) 9 (#13)
Of all of the wonderful books in the "Pern" universe, I have to say that I enjoyed this one the most.
I had been wondering if Anne McCaffrey would write a book about the Ship Fish or Doll fins that appeared occasionally in earlier books and this is the story of the Dolphins creating a relationship again with people in the southern sea hold of Paradise River. It's also the story of Alemi, a young bo...
After all the exciting things happen--after the settlers land on Pern, and are nearly destroyed by Thread, and discover dragons, and set up Weyrs and Holds and Halls, all the while devolving into a sexist&rigidly hierarchal medieval society, and eventually Jaxom bonds with Ruth, and Menolly finds he...
This review can also be read on my blog, Stumptown Books.This book will always have a special place in my heart. It was my first introduction to Anne McCaffrey, probably when I was about 12 or 13. According to my mom, my grandpa called asking what I wanted for my birthday, and she said “Oh, any bo...
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It fills in some of the stories mentioned in other books in the Pern series.