Black Powder war

Novik, Naomi

| 2006

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"A splendid series." -Anne McCaffrey "Naomi Novik has done for the Napoleonic Wars what Anne McCaffrey did for science fiction: constructed an alternate reality in which dragons are real in a saga that is impressively original, fully developed, and peopled with characters you care about." -David Weber, author of the Honor Harrington series After their fateful adventure in China, Capt. Will Laurence of His Majesty's Aerial Corps and his extraordinary dragon, Temeraire, are waylaid by a mysterious envoy bearing urgent new orders from Britain. Three valuable dragon eggs have been purchased from the Ottoman Empire, and Laurence and Temeraire must detour to Istanbul to escort the precious cargo back to England. Time is of the essence if the eggs are to be borne home before hatching. Yet disaster threatens the mission at every turn-thanks to the diabolical machinations of the Chinese...

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Lotta Kempe

2014-12-30

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Preussen, lera, lera, marsch, lera, lera. Drakar!

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Anna Jensen

2013-08-21

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Besviken på denna tredje del av Temeraireböckerna. Inte alls spännande förrän i slutet och hattig story, som flera sagor i en. För segt. För mycket roman. -Men jag ääälskar ju Temeraire!

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Jag tycker serien börjar bli lite seg men läser tappert vidare ändå. Den stora behållningen är som vanligt drakarna. Jag gillar verkligen Temeraires naivitet samt stora kärlek till juveler.