The Resource League of dragons, Naomi Novik, (electronic resource)

League of dragons, Naomi Novik, (electronic resource)

Label
League of dragons
Title
League of dragons
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Novik
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "With the acclaimed Temeraire novels, New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novik has created a fantasy series like no other, combining the high-flying appeal of Anne McCaffrey's Pern saga and the swashbuckling derring-do of Patrick O'Brian's historical seafaring adventures. Now, with League of Dragons, Novik brings the imaginative tour de force that has captivated millions to an unforgettable finish. Napoleon's invasion of Russia has been roundly thwarted. But even as Capt. William Laurence and the dragon Temeraire pursue the retreating enemy through an unforgiving winter, Napoleon is raising a new force, and he'll soon have enough men and dragons to resume the offensive. While the emperor regroups, the allies have an opportunity to strike first and defeat him once and for all--if internal struggles and petty squabbles don't tear them apart. Aware of his weakened position, Napoleon has promised the dragons of every country--and the ferals, loyal only to themselves--vast new rights and powers if they fight under his banner. It is an offer eagerly embraced from Asia to Africa--and even by England, whose dragons have long rankled at their disrespectful treatment. But Laurence and his faithful dragon soon discover that the wily Napoleon has one more gambit at the ready--one that that may win him the war, and the world. Praise for Naomi Novik and her Novels of Temeraire "Novik's influences run the gamut from Jane Austen to Patrick O'Brian, with a side trip through Anne McCaffrey. Her books are completely involving and probably addictive, their central conceit explored in clever detail with a great deal of wit and historical insight."--San Francisco Chronicle "These are beautifully written novels: not only fresh, original, and fast-paced, but full of wonderful characters with real heart."--Peter Jackson "A gripping adventure full of rich detail and the impossible wonder of gilded fantasy."--Entertainment Weekly "A new writer is soaring on the wings of a dragon."--The New York Times "A glorious series whose future status as a genre classic is now assured."--SF Reviews "If you've never read these novels, now is the time to start."--io9 "Enthralling reading."--Time"--
  • "The final adventure in the New York Times bestselling Temeraire series. The deadly campaign in Russia has cost both Napoleon and those allied against him. Napoleon has been denied his victory...but at a terrible price. Lawrence and the dragon Temeraire pursue the fleeing French army back west, but are demoralized when Napoleon makes it back to Paris unscathed. Worse, they soon learn that the French have stolen Termeraire and Iskierka's egg. Now, it is do or die, as our heroes not only need to save Temeraire's offspring but also to stop Napoleon for good!"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Novik, Naomi
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.O93
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Temeraire
Series volume
9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Ship captains
  • Wizards
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Epic
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure
Label
League of dragons, Naomi Novik, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345522948
Lccn
2016013985
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
aea5125c-f0f9-48ec-9b65-a9a2eb45c79f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945550098
Label
League of dragons, Naomi Novik, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345522948
Lccn
2016013985
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
aea5125c-f0f9-48ec-9b65-a9a2eb45c79f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945550098

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