Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, Book 4)

Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, Book 4)

Naomi Novik

“A new author is hovering at the wings of a dragon.”
–The long island Times

“Enthralling reading–it’s like Jane Austen taking part in Dungeons & Dragons with Eragon’s Christopher Paolini.”
–Time, on His Majesty’s Dragon

Tragedy has struck His Majesty’s Aerial Corps, whose wonderful fleet of combating dragons and their human captains valiantly protect England’s shorelines opposed to the encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. a virulent disease of unknown beginning and no identified treatment is decimating the noble dragons’ ranks–forcing the hopelessly bothered into quarantine. Now in basic terms Temeraire and a pack of newly recruited dragons stay uninfected–and stand because the in basic terms technique of an airborne security opposed to France’s ever bolder sorties.
Bonaparte’s dragons are already harrowing Britain’s ships at sea. just one recourse continues to be: Temeraire and his captain, Will Laurence, needs to take to the air to Africa, whose beaches may perhaps carry the therapy to the mysterious and lethal contagion. in this project there's no time to waste, and no telling what lies in shop past the horizon or for these left in the back of to attend, desire, and carry the line.

“A gripping experience filled with wealthy element and the very unlikely ask yourself of gilded fantasy.”
–Entertainment Weekly, on His Majesty’s Dragon

“A exciting fable . . . All hail Naomi Novik.”
–The Washington put up publication international, on His Majesty’s Dragon

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