His Majesty’s Dragon (Temeraire #1), by Naomi Novik
Publish Date: March 28, 2006
Published by: Del Rey
Genre: Historical Fantasy
My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4 out of 5 stars)
Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future – and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature. Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. For as France’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire.
Despite this book being a little slow in terms of action, I found myself quite enjoying it. Continue reading “Book Review | HIS MAJESTY’S DRAGON, by Naomi Novik”