Dragonsdawn

(Dragonriders of Pern: 9): discover Pern in this masterful display of storytelling and worldbuilding from one of the most influential SFF writers of all time…

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Publisher Description

Let Anne McCaffrey, storyteller extraordinare and New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author, take you on a journey to a whole new world: Pern and discover not only its flora, fauna, population and cultural hierarchy, but the history of an entire civilization. If you like David Eddings, David Gemmell and Douglas Adams, you will love this.

**Runner Up for the John W. Campbell Award for Best Science Fiction Novel**


**Finalist for the Locus Award for Best Novel**


'Anne McCaffrey, one of the queens of science fiction, knows exactly how to give her public what it wants' - THE TIMES


Readers love it:

***** - 'The tale of intrepid explorers arriving at their destination, draws the reader in, you feel the joy, the pain and the determination to win through, to create a new home.'

***** - 'An amazing, totally engrossing book!'


***** - 'What impressed me particularly was the way science fiction and fantasy were mixed, elegantly and coherently into one novel.'


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THIS IS WHERE IT ALL BEGAN, AND HOW IT ALL BEGAN...


In the beginning, before Thread, before the Dragons, before the Holds and the Weyrs and the elite Dragonriders of Pern, was just the great ships gliding through space with nearly six thousand colonists prepared to tackle the mighty task of beginning a new world on a strange planet.

It was a jewel of a planet, with rivers and seas and mountains, and breathable air and growing things. Then came the terror.

The strange, unidentifiable circles in the grass suddenly revealed a meaning, and every living thing was at risk. Many died - a horrible and consuming death. All resources, every man, woman and child had to fight the terrible nightmare of Thread.

But a new creature was about to save the planet.

From the delicate fire lizards a new life was born - a new symbiosis between man and beast...

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2012
31 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
480
Pages
PUBLISHER
Transworld
SIZE
3.8
MB

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