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The Elvenbane - Andre Norton, Mercedes Lackey
The Elvenbane
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Two masters of epic fantasy have combined in this brilliant collaboration to create a rousing tale of the sort that becomes an instant favorite. This is the story of Shana, a halfbreed born of the forbidden union of an Elvenlord father and a human mother. Her exiled mother dead, she was rescued... show more
Two masters of epic fantasy have combined in this brilliant collaboration to create a rousing tale of the sort that becomes an instant favorite. This is the story of Shana, a halfbreed born of the forbidden union of an Elvenlord father and a human mother. Her exiled mother dead, she was rescued and raised by dragons, a proud, ancient race who existed unbeknownst to elven or humankind. From birth, Shana was the embodiment of the Prophecy that the all-powerful Elvenlords feared. Her destiny is the enthralling adventure of a lifetime.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780812511758 (0812511751)
ASIN: 812511751
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 566
Edition language: English
Series: Halfblood Chronicles (#1)
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Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
3.5
I read this book many years ago and when I first joined audible at the beginning of the year they had a deal on a few selected books and since I was still unsure I picked one where I had already read the book. I'm glad I didn't start with it. I still like the storyline but this narrator did not work...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
3.0
This book had flashes of really interesting things, a lot of world building, but enough problems with writing and character that I just couldn't love it.Once upon a time, humans lived on a planet. This one? Perhaps, but it rather feels like a totally different world. Regardless, at some point, elves...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Elvenbane (Halfblood Chronicles, Bk. 1)
The first of the series by Andre Norton and Mercedes Lackey, an interesting read about a human world where elves and dragons have invaded, dragons almost invisibly and elves as human slave-masters. Half Elves possess possible power to take down the evil masters, so they're killed, one survives and i...
sj
sj rated it
4.0 The Elvenbane (Halfblood Chronicles, Bk. 1)
Originally posted here as part of the 30 Day Book Challenge.Heh.  The topic for today makes me laugh.A Book I've Read More Than OnceMore than once?  At least 10, but I think more.I owned this one, and since my small town library was never open more than 2 days a week during the summer, I did A LOT o...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it
3.0 The Elvenbane
When I was in my teens, I read this book and thought it was one of the best books I had ever read. The first half of the book is a very good lead into the world created by Mercedes Lackey and Andre Norton. We get to ride along as Shana grows up in a dragon colony (why can’t I be that lucky!), as she...
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