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Old Jun 29 2011, 02:03 PM   #90
Loiosh
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Default Re: His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik

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Originally Posted by Almaron View Post
Here's hoping it's a good one - Tongues of Serpents was unfortunately rather weak in my opinion. Loved Victory Of Eagles though!
--- There are going to be spoilers here for book 6 ---


She likes writing travelogues. It was a... difficult read for me because it seems as if all of Temeraire's flexibility, creativity and assertiveness from Victory was forgotten. Instead we got a book (similar to the third novel) save the difficult, deadly traveling went from ~70 pages to ~140 pages with little plot or character growth accomplished in the mean time.
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