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Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb
  

Blood of Dragons

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The end of Hobb’s hugely enjoyable Rain Wild Chronicles, this is a fittingly brilliant end to a series that started so exceptionally with Dragon Keeper. If you haven’t read the first three books (though you should) then don’t even think about reading this first, but fans will be hugely satisfied by its thrills and fast paced conclusion.

Rain Wild Chronicles series:
1. The Dragon Keeper
2. Dragon Haven
3. City of Dragons
4. Blood of Dragons

If you like Robin Hobb you might also like to read books by Robert Jordan, Joe Abercrombie and George R. R. Martin.

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Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Dragon blood and scales, dragon liver and eyes and teeth. All required ingredients for medicines with near-miraculous healing powers. The legendary blue dragon Tintaglia is dying of wounds inflicted by hunters sent by the Duke of Chalced, who meanwhile preserves his dwindling life by consuming the blood of the dragon's poet Selden Vestrit. If Tintaglia perishes, her ancestral memories will die with her. And the dragons in the ancient city of Kelsingra will lose the secret knowledge they need to survive. Their keepers immerse themselves in the dangerously addictive memory-stone records of the city in the hope of recovering the Elderling magic that once allowed humans and dragons to co-exist. In doing so they risk losing their own identities, even their lives. And danger threatens from beyond the city, too. For war is coming: war between dragonkind and those who would destroy them.

Reviews

'In today's crowded fantasy market Robin Hobb's books are like diamonds in a sea of zircons'
George R. R. Martin

'Hobb is superb, spinning wonderful characters and plots from pure imagination'
Conn Iggulden

'Hobb is one of the great modern fantasy writers... what makes her novels as addictive as morphine is not just their imaginative brilliance but the way her characters are compromised and manipulated by politics'
The Times

About the Author

Robin Hobb was born in California in 1952 and majored in Communications at Denver University, Colorado. Assassin's Apprentice was her first novel, and was followed by the equally successful Royal Assassin and Assassin's Quest. She lives outside Seattle, Washington

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Publication date

27th March 2014

Author

Robin Hobb

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Publisher

HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback

Categories

Fantasy
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ISBN

9780007444168

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