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Temeraire.

Author: Novik, Naomi.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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As Napoleon's tenacious infantry rampages across Europe and his armada lies in wait for Nelson's smaller fleet, the war does not rage on land and water alone. Squadrons of aviators swarm the skies - a deadly shield for the cumbersome canon-firing vessels. Raining fire and acid upon their enemies, they engage in a swift, violent combat with flying tooth and claw ... for these aviators ride dragons.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Novik, Naomi.
ISBN: 0007219105 9780007219100
OCLC Number: 156764259
Description: 330 pages
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An historical fantasy with bite, this is the debut novel, which captures the Napoleonic period perfectly and skillfully layers history with imagination by adding a Dragon Air Force to the battle for  Read more...

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Temeraire is a terrifically entertaining fantasy novel. Is it hard to imagine a cross between Susannah Clarke, of Norrell and Strange fame, and the late Patrick O'Brian? Not if you've read this Read more...

 
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