Topic “Naomi Novik”

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Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik

Empire of Ivory is the fourth book in the Temeraire series, by Naomi Novik, and literally picks up where book three left off. Far from a happy homecoming, Captain Will Laurence and dragon Temeraire discover an epidemic is ravaging the Aerial Corps. As one of the few healthy dragon teams left, if falls to Laurence and Temeraire to search out a cure ... a search taking them to Africa: the dark continent.

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Dragony Goodness: The Temeraire Series

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This Christmas a friend gave me the three books currently making up the Temeraire Series: His Majesty's Dragon, Throne of Jade, and Black Powder War. They're by Naomi Novik, a relatively new author and former computer game designer. I've written a brief review: In a nutshell, I really enjoyed them.

Turns out my friend and I aren't the only ones who enjoyed these books. Peter Jackson liked the series so much he's optioned them: Lord of fantasy: Jackson eyeing 'Temeraire'. I sure hope this movie gets made and spawns lots of sequels!

As I eagerly wait for the next book in the series, A Brazen Armament (That's the working title, in any event), the books have now begun circulation among my friends. I might even get them back. Someday.

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