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After devoting two novels to Menolly’s struggles at the Harper Hall, McCaffrey changed her focus to Piemur, who played a mccafrrey role in the first novel and the second novel as a foil to Menolly’s excellence on instruments. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! I like the covers from my childhood books, shown here, best!

McCaffery might be writing about a young girl, but she doesn’t write down to her audience at ddragonsinger. By the time the three children of her marriage were comfortably in school most of the day, she had already achieved enough success with short stories to devote full time to writing. Mccaffreh was chastised and even beaten for what her stern father, Yanus, called “twiddling” and now in the Harper Hall, that’s a huge part of what Robinton wants her to do.


This picks up after the first two books. It’s more of a view into Menolly’s new life than any soaring plot, which is fine for me, since I like those kinds of books once in a while.


Eagerly awaited each of her books and read them in one sitting as often as I could. He was a scamp and a rascal and befriended her. But it is a lovely read that I enjoyed when I was young and had a great time revisiting. We do get some updates on Menolly, but she’s older and established within the Hall hierarchy, and McCaffrey’s decided to explore other bits of the Pern landscape using Piemur instead. NB – You can get the rest of Menolly’s story in The White Dragon, which I think can be read before this one if you’re feeling impatient.

Oct 09, Mike the Paladin rated it really liked it Shelves: Why does every fantasy series have to be a trilogy or longer? I have also read them many times even though I came to them as an adult.

Charlotte’s Library: Dragonsong and Dragonsinger, by Anne McCaffrey, for Retro Friday

Jul 21 3 10 Jul 27, When I pick up one now it is like going home. I even once wrote Anne McCaffrey a fan letter, but chickened out of sending it because I didn’t think she would want to read it. The Best Books of I thought that my favourite books would be the first ones because they are told by Menolly and because they focus on those gorgeous little things named fire lizards but Dragondrums is such a special dargonsinger of someone trying to find himself.

I always thought that the first three of the adult Dragonrider series would have made a fine movie triology–could still happen. Mar 02, J.

Dragonsinger : Harper Of Pern

Though it helps to have read Drangonsong first, McCaffrey comes from the generation of authors where you did NOT publish a book that could not stand on its own a talent that as a society, we seem to have, MOST regrettably, lostso it is quite possible to read this book as a standalone. Which, quite frankly, is a lot better than a main character who flaunts their talent everywhere, so I didn’t really mind this. The median rating comes wi Like many who mccaffreey this book, I felt disappointed when I started it.


Though I’ll not sleep this night Nor find surcease from sorrow. Preview — Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey. Locus Index to SF Awards.

Dragondrums (Harper Hall, #3) by Anne McCaffrey

More about Anne McCaffrey. It’s no wonder so many people are jealous.

It is such a wonderful story that I cried at the end because it made me so happy. I find myself pondering now whether believing without reservation that you’re good at a craft is beginner territory, and ann doubts–or at least a sense of still having a lot to learn–is a sign of having gained some amount of skill, rather than of lacking it.

It’s interesting to look a my old paperback copy of this. Bookwyrme November 20, at anhe The emotion is more powerful and it’s a much more personal, perhaps because I felt I was deeper inside Menol It was lovely to get back to Menolly and finish off her first story, since Dragonsong is in a way only half a book.