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Temeraire by Naomi Novik
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Feb 01, 09

bookshelves: fantasy, books-2009, action, fiction, about-dragons, alternate-universe, historical
Recommended to amelia by: Kati
Recommended for: Anyone who likes dragons
Read in January, 2009

I loved this book, especially the timeline: set before the Battle of Waterloo, just with dragons, which I adore ^_^! The characters are well developed and I defy anyone not to love Temeraire's intelligence and curiosity, as well as Laurence's big heart and sense of justice. Laurence undergoes a big change from naval Captain to aviator Captain, and it is very interesting to follow him as he fights to find his feet in a world that he and society are prejudiced against.

I'm going to order the next three volumes tonight!
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01/24/2009 page 151
44.15% "I love the characters and interaction of Temeraire and Laurence. I suspect that the angst level is about to rise several notches now..."

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