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His Majesty"s Dragon

Naomi Novik

His Majesty"s Dragon

by Naomi Novik

  • 15 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by RH Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Science Fiction And Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - Historical,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / Historical,
  • Alternative History,
  • War & Military,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTemeraire (1)
    ContributionsDavid Thorn (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7915263M
    ISBN 100739354132
    ISBN 109780739354131

      The relationship between a man and his dragon is easily the highlight of the book. Laurence’s struggles as his life changes - a change in career, being disowned by his family and becoming a surrogate father - are mirrored by Temeraire’s struggles to adapt to the strangeness of human nature The pace is kind of slow.   Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain&#;s defense by taking to the skies not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting dragons. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Capt. Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an.

      However, I do not think that this book will be for everyone. The relationship between Laurence and Temeraire was one of the sweetest things I have ever read in fiction. You can feel the mutual love between dragon and rider. Laurence goes out of his way to buy expensive gold chains so that Temeraire is comfortable and feels like he has a horde.   His Majesty's Dragon (Book): Novik, Naomi: Just when you think you've seen every variation possible on the dragon story, along comes Naomi Novik Her wonderful Temeraire is a dragon for the agesTerry Brooks Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain's defense by taking to the skies not aboard aircraft but atop the.

      His Majesty's Dragon (Book): Novik, Naomi: Captain Will Laurence captures a dragon egg from a French ship. The Chinese dragon hatches and bonds with him, their relationship is like father and child. The dragon bred for emperors can speak and reason. Because of his relationship with Temeraire, the dragon, Laurence leaves the Navy for the understaffed Aerial Corps offering aerial . Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi No ratings His Majesty's Dragon Quotes Showing of 31 “I should rather have you than a heap of gold, even if it were very comfortable to sleep on.”Author: Naomi Novik.


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Will Laurence is a captain in His Majestys Navy at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, and it looks a lot like the Navy youd see in a Patrick OBrien book--all protocol and taking enemy ships for profit--until his ship captures a precious dragon egg and Laurence is sent off the Aerial Corps to be captain of the dragon instead/5.

Naomi Novik is the acclaimed author of the Temeraire series: His Majesty’s Dragon, Throne of Jade, Black Powder War, Empire of Ivory, Victory of Eagles, Tongues of Serpents, Crucible of Gold, Blood of Tyrants, and League of has been nominated for His Majestys Dragon book Hugo Award and has won the John W.

Campbell Award for Best New Writer, as well as the Locus Award for Best New Writer and the /5(62). His Majesty's Dragon: A Novel of Temeraire - Kindle edition by Novik, Naomi. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading His Majesty's Dragon: A Novel of Temeraire/5().

And then, over coffee with The Housemate, during which we agreed that sometimes you have to work to find the book that catches hold of you, she talked again about the Temeraire books and how much she was enjoying them.

Since we had His Majesty's Dragon /5(). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for His Majesty's Dragon: Temeraire, Book 1 at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The first part paves way for the next two as it is in Book 2: Throne of Jade and Book 3: Black Powder War in which the friendship is truly tested and the true motive of their mission is told.

Simon Vance narrates in that old fashioned voice of his that has its charisma for the folk tales. What other book might you compare His Majesty's Dragon to and why. Maybe Terry Brooks Landover series.

Or Paolini's dragon series. This is an unusual take on dragons and puts them into our world right now, without being crazy. The book includes some sketches of dragons (with humans for scale) by Sir Edward and excerpts from his writing, particularly regarding dragon breeds native to the British Isles and British.

His Majesty's Dragon (Book): Novik, Naomi: When the HMS Reliant captures a French ship and its priceless cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, Captain Will Laurence is swept into an unexpected kinship with an extraordinary creature and joins the elite Aerial Corps as a master of the dragon Temaraire, in which role he must match wits with the powerful dragon-borne forces of.

APPLE BOOKS REVIEW. Not nearly enough historical fiction involves dragons—and that’s why we love Nebula Award winner Naomi Novik’s His Majesty’s discovering a mysterious egg aboard a captured 18th-century French vessel, Captain William Laurence must leave his beloved ship behind and adjust to life as a member of the indispensable-yet-boorish Aerial Corps/5().

Naomi Novik is the acclaimed author of His Majesty’s Dragon, Throne of Jade, Black Powder War, Empire of Ivory, Victory of Eagles, Tongues of Serpents, Crucible of Gold, and Blood of Tyrants, the first eight volumes of the Temeraire has been nominated for the Hugo Award and has won the John W.

Campbell Award for Best New Writer, as well as the Locus Award for Best New Brand: Random House Publishing Group. His steward Giles brought in his dinner with a great clatter of plate and silver, keeping well back from the dragon’s cot. His hands trembled as he laid out the service; Laurence dismissed him once the meal was served and sighed a little when he had gone; he had thought of asking Giles to come along with him, as he supposed even an aviator.

Books similar to His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1) His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1) by Naomi Novik. avg. rating Ratings. In the early s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut.

About His Majesty’s Dragon. Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain’s defense by taking to the skies not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting dragons. His Majesty's Dragon Book Summary and Study Guide.

Naomi Novik Booklist Naomi Novik Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of His Majesty's Dragon ; Will Laurence is a captain in the British Navy. Britain is currently at war with Napoleon and France. When his ship captures a French warship, they discover a dragon egg on board.

His Majesty's Dragon (Book): Novik, Naomi: In this delightful first novel, the opening salvo of a trilogy, Novik seamlessly blends fantasy into the history of the Napoleonic wars. Here be dragons, beasts that can speak and reason, bred for strength and speed and used for aerial support in battle.

Each nation has its own breeds, but none are so jealously guarded as the mysterious dragons. His Majesty's Dragon NPR coverage of His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. I really enjoyed His Majesty's Dragon, and in the time since I finished it, I've come to appreciate it even more. I liked it while I was reading it, but in comparison to other things, this has stuck with me more.

It is a delightful story, the narration was very good, and I give the book my highest recommendation. His Majesty's Dragon Temeraire Series, Book 1 (eBook): Novik, Naomi: Just when you think you've seen every variation possibleon the dragon story, along comes Naomi Novik Her wonderful Temeraire is a dragon for the ages.—Terry BrooksAerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain's defense by taking to the skies.

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His Majesty's Dragon - His Majesty's Dragon audiobook, by Naomi Novik Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain&#;s defense by taking to the skies not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its precious cargo, an 4/5.