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Melanie Rawn

Författare till Dragon Prince

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Om författaren

Science fiction and fantasy novelist Melanie Rawn was born in 1954. She received a B.A. in history from Scripps College. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a teacher and an editor. She is the author of the Dragon Prince trilogy, the Dragon Star trilogy, the Exiles trilogy and other visa mer novels and short stories. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

Inkluderar namnen: Melanie Rawn, Rawn Melanie

Inkluderar även: Ellen Randolph (2)


Verk av Melanie Rawn

Dragon Prince (1988) 2,354 exemplar
The Star Scroll (1989) 1,786 exemplar
Sunrunner's Fire (1990) 1,697 exemplar
The Ruins of Ambrai (1994) 1,692 exemplar
Stronghold (1990) 1,559 exemplar
Skybowl (1993) 1,351 exemplar
The Dragon Token (1992) 1,347 exemplar
The Mageborn Traitor (1997) 1,285 exemplar
The Golden Key (1996) 900 exemplar
Spellbinder (2006) 362 exemplar
Touchstone (2012) 204 exemplar
Quantum Leap: Knights of the Morningstar (1994) — Författare — 139 exemplar
The Diviner (2011) 129 exemplar
Fire Raiser (2009) 115 exemplar
Elsewhens (2012) 77 exemplar

Associerade verk

DAW 30th Anniversary Fantasy Anthology (2002) — Collaborator — 300 exemplar
Return to Avalon (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 242 exemplar
Epic: Legends of Fantasy (2012) — Bidragsgivare — 182 exemplar
Treasures of Fantasy (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 141 exemplar
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (1998) — Bidragsgivare — 131 exemplar
Highwaymen: Robbers and Rogues (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 111 exemplar
Warrior Enchantresses (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 105 exemplar
Ancient Enchantresses (1995) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor; Bidragsgivare — 81 exemplar
Return of the Dinosaurs (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 40 exemplar


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Sorcerer-painters frolic in a pseudo-Renaissance Italian city-state. The three authors split the book into three sections, and I liked each section about as much as I like each author. The first section felt repetitious and redundant; the second section combined candy-colored central characters with the wonderfully Machiavellian maneuverings of the villainous protagonist; and the third section was good but marred by wrapping up all the threads introduced in the first two sections. All together, it… (mer)
proustbot | 11 andra recensioner | Jun 19, 2023 |
A multi-pronged war is waged by a cast of indistinguishable thousands with various single-syllable motivations.

And there's dragons.
proustbot | Jun 19, 2023 |
Dragon Prince is the literary equivalent of spraying EZ-CHEEZ straight into your mouth. The good guys brandish their cloaks while the bad guys twirl their oily mustaches.

The plot concerns a prince (Rohan) who has to maneuver through silly court politics in order to protect his kingdom from the tyrannical High Prince. And his girlfriend-with-magical-powers (Sioned) has to deal with a conflict of loyalties. And there's battles! And there's dragons! And despite various moments of violence -- rape, murder, incineration -- there's startlingly little dramatic tension.

… (mer)
proustbot | 23 andra recensioner | Jun 19, 2023 |
75-percent of this book concerns people painstakingly discussing what they just did, what they're going to do, and what they might do. I'm not sure why. It's not like any of these people are brilliant Machiavellian statesmen. Their motivations/actions should be easily discernible. Also, there's dragons.

It's possible that this naval-gazing is a brilliant structural reflection of the main theme: protagonist Pol struggles with Hamlet's dilemma between satisfying barbaric violence and agonizing civilized reflection. The reader struggles right along with Pol. The fifteenth time that the characters earnestly discuss their inner feelings, the reader develops a headache.… (mer)
proustbot | 7 andra recensioner | Jun 19, 2023 |



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Michael Whelan Cover artist
Dagmar Hartmann Translator
Imke Brodersen Translator
Regina Winter Übersetzer, Translator
Marty Siegrist Maps, Map artist
Matt Stawicki Cover artist
Boris Vallejo Cover artist
Jan Patrik Krasny Cover artist
Don Maitz Cover artist


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