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Temeraire - Naomi Novik
Temeraire
ISBN: 9780007219100 (0007219105)
Edition language: English
Series: Temeraire (#1)
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onnurtilraun
onnurtilraun rated it
3.0 Naomi Novik - His Majesty's Dragon
An enjoyable first part of a fantasy series - not so much as a single book, though. When I picked up the book, I was intrigued by the premise: an alternate universe where almost everything is (mostly) similar to ours in the 19th century, except dragons exist, they're sentient and are used for war,...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Deserves the Hype
I did not expect to enjoy this as much as I did. Beyond the absolutely endearing dragon (and a book-lover dragon at that, how can you pack more win?) and the lovely friendship with Laurence, the setting goes into many issues I would not have expected it to, but that would be the logical result of ...
Booky
Booky rated it
4.0 His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire)
Dragons!
YouKneeK
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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