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Empire of Ivory, Narrated By Simon Vance, 10 Cds [Complete & Unabridged… (original 2008; edition 2008)

by Naomi Novik

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Title:Empire of Ivory, Narrated By Simon Vance, 10 Cds [Complete & Unabridged Audio Work]
Authors:Naomi Novik
Info:Books on Tape (2008), Audio CD
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Tags:Dragons, Historical Fantasy, Temeraire, Iskierka, Alternate history, Napoleanic Wars, England, OverDrive Audiobook. Africa, Slavery, England - Abolition

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Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik (2008)

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I'm thinking I really need to start reading this series in order, lol.
  Vinbert | Nov 22, 2015 |
I'm thinking I really need to start reading this series in order, lol.
  Vinbert | Nov 22, 2015 |
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In which Lawrence and Temeraire go to Africa and find a cure for a malady that threatens the slow death of the dragon species.

Easy, quick read, even more of a series feel than earlier ones (to be expected -- this is the fourth book already). ( )
  pammab | Jul 12, 2015 |
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Davidson, AndrewCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harman, DominicCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Vance, SimonNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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"Send up another, damn you, send them all up, at once if you have to,” Laurence said savagely to poor Calloway, who did not deserve to be sworn at: the gunner was firing off the flares so quickly his hands were scorched black, skin cracking and peeling to bright red where some powder had spilled onto his fingers; he was not stopping to wipe them clean before setting each flare to the match.
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“A new writer is soaring on the wings of a dragon.”
–The New York Times

“Enthralling reading–it’s like Jane Austen playing Dungeons & Dragons with Eragon’s Christopher Paolini.”
–Time, on His Majesty’s Dragon

Tragedy has struck His Majesty’s Aerial Corps, whose magnificent fleet of fighting dragons and their human captains valiantly defend England’s shores against the encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. An epidemic of unknown origin and no known cure is decimating the noble dragons’ ranks–forcing the hopelessly stricken into quarantine. Now only Temeraire and a pack of newly recruited dragons remain uninfected–and stand as the only means of an airborne defense against France’s ever bolder sorties.
Bonaparte’s dragons are already harrowing Britain’s ships at sea. Only one recourse remains: Temeraire and his captain, Will Laurence, must take wing to Africa, whose shores may hold the cure to the mysterious and deadly contagion. On this mission there is no time to waste, and no telling what lies in store beyond the horizon or for those left behind to wait, hope, and hold the line.

“A gripping adventure full of rich detail and the impossible wonder of gilded fantasy.”
–Entertainment Weekly, on His Majesty’s Dragon

“A thrilling fantasy . . . All hail Naomi Novik.”
–The Washington Post Book World, on His Majesty’s Dragon

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Tragedy has struck His Majesty's Aerial Corps, as an epidemic of unknown origin and no known cure is decimating the dragons' ranks. Only Temeraire and a pack of newly recruited dragons remain uninfected and must stand as the only means of airborne defense against France's ever bolder sorties. As Bonaparte's dragons harrow Britain's ships, Temeraire and his captain, Will Laurence, take wing to Africa in search of a cure for the deadly contagion.… (more)

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