In the Hall of the Dragon King (The Dragon King #1)
A kingdom hangs in the balance...and a young boy answers the call.
Carrying a sealed message from the war-hero Dragon King to the queen, Quentin and his outlaw companion, Theido, plunge headlong into a fantastic odyssey and mystic quest. Danger lurks everywhere in the brutal terrain, and particularly in the threats from merciless creatures, both human and not-so-human.
Na Casa do Rei Dragão é um livro que segue as linhas tradicionais de um livro de fantasia, em que est...more
The main character, Quentin, is called to adventure from a monastary and into the forest, stepping in again and again to save his country, and to search out a right relationship with the Lord.
In this book, there is fantasy, sorcery, adventure, wise men, brave kni...more
What I liked: The Jher, especially Toli, who accompanies Quentin and becomes both his servant and friend. The city of Dekra and the caretakers who are restoring it. Durwin, ex-priest, ex-sorcerer (who still has a few tricks up his sleeve), ever-seeking enlightenment and p...more
I rather liked this book. It was the author and the fact that it had “dragons” in the title that d...more
For those first almost 200 pages, I was enjoying a book happily situated amongst other enjoyable adventures like The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope or the Chronicles of...more
There are several mysterious characters: people that Quentin runs into and who help him on his quest. He often does not discover their significance until later in the story. Another layer...more
One expects strange and unexpected things in fantasy books, but when rivers flow uphill one feels some explanation from the author is called for, otherwise it seems as though he made them flow uphill in a fit of absence of mind.
If anything was wrong with it, it was too big. It stretches the mind, and some readers ar...more
1. Lawhead is an awesome Christian writer. You could see Christian elements every where in this book without even looking. They just popped out at you.
2. God has every thing in control even though it may not look that way at the moment.
3. You never know what God has in store for your life. One day you seem a no one; the next, who knows you could be the heir to the throne.
This book is a must read! The plot, character development, and story line are intri...more
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