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His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1)
by Naomi Novik

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His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1) by Naomi Novik Overview

Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future – and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordi Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future – and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature. Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. For as France’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire.

Naomi Novik

About His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1) Description

An avid reader of fantasy literature since age six, when she first made her way through The Lord of the Rings, Naomi Novik is also a history buff with a particular interest in the Napoleonic era and a fondness for the work of Patrick O’Brian and Jane Austen. She studied English literature at Brown University, and did graduate work in computer science at Columbia University before leaving to partic

Data Book His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1)

Original Title His Majesty's Dragon ISBN 0345481283 (ISBN13: 9780345481283 ) Edition Language English URL http://www.temeraire.org/his-majestys-dragon/ Series Temeraire #1 Characters Temeraire, Captain Will Laurence, John Granby, Emily Roland setting United Kingdom Literary Awards Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (2007), Locus Award for Best First Novel (2007), Compton Crook Award (2007) (71)