Tooth and Claw
Publish date: November 1st 2003
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Sci Fi Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Alternate History
, Fantasy Of Manners
This book was weird....good weird, but weird nonetheless.It took me by surprise even with a head's up. I struggled trough all that anthropomorphism honestly, the novel was too well detailed and the human mind just wanted to bend the dragons into a human form. It was like reading a Regency novel but ...
I cannot even begin to tell you how much I love this book! I can't! Because it will just be me gushing over the brilliance that is Jo Walton and her writing. She writes spectacularly! She can get the reader wrapped up in this high society of dragons and the reader can imagine being one of these drag...
So: Pride and Prejudice in a world with dragons.If this description pushes any of your buttons, I heartily recommend this book. I especially liked the way Walton mimics the language of Austen, not simply the manners, customs, and limitations of her era. Not to mention extrapolating all of these to d...
Lovely as a satire. Enjoyed v. much, even if I had to put it down at one point when it just hit way too close to home.
When I first read the description of this book I was skeptical. And perhaps suspicious. Definitely intrigued. This attempts to rectify the main problem of Victorian novels, namely, the lack of dragons. Your reaction is probably fairly similar to mine. Victorian novel...with dragons? Well, I have to ...