By Marie Brennan
Marie Brennan starts off an exciting new myth sequence in A ordinary background of Dragons, combining event with the inquisitive spirit of the Victorian Age.
You, expensive reader, proceed at your personal danger. it isn't for the faint of heart—no extra so than the examine of dragons itself. yet such research deals rewards past examine: to face in a dragon's presence, even for the briefest of moments—even on the hazard of one's life—is a satisfaction that, as soon as skilled, can by no means be forgotten. . . .
All the area, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, comprehend Isabella, woman Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the outstanding girl who introduced the research of dragons out of the misty shadows of fable and false impression into the transparent mild of recent technological know-how. yet sooner than she grew to become the illustrious determine we all know this day, there has been a bookish younger lady whose ardour for studying, traditional heritage, and, definite, dragons defied the stifling conventions of her day.
Here eventually, in her personal phrases, is the genuine tale of a pioneering spirit who risked her attractiveness, her clients, and her fragile flesh and bone to meet her medical interest; of the way she sought real love and happiness regardless of her lamentable eccentricities; and of her exciting day trip to the perilous mountains of Vystrana, the place she made the 1st of many ancient discoveries that may switch the area forever.
"Saturated with the enjoyment and urgency of discovery and medical curiosity."—Publishers Weekly (starred evaluation) on A common heritage of Dragons
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The woman Trent Memoirs
1. A usual heritage of Dragons
2. The Tropic of Serpents
3. Voyage of the Basilisk
4. In the Labyrinth of Drakes
5. Within the Sanctuary of Wings
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A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan