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Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey – As Menolly uncovers magic and intrigue, mischievous Piemur discovers the rhythm of adventure in the final book in the. Dragondrums is the third book of the Harper Hall Trilogy in the Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey. Dragondrums was first published by Atheneum in. The Paperback of the Dragondrums (Harper Hall Trilogy Series #3) by Anne McCaffrey at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Preview — Dragondrums by Anne Mccaffrey. Again, as in the first two books of this series, these are suitable for kids unlike the regular Pern series.

Mischievous Piemur is used to getting away with a lot.

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Piemur won me over however and I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Dragonriders of Pern video game Dragonriders: I am not even kidding and I understand I am losing all my street cred by confessing this. When I picked this book up to read, I was dragonsrums little disappointed that it wasn’t a continuation of Menolly’s story. Piemur soon finds himself using his skills to gather information for the Master Harper.

There are a lot of political machinations that are only referenced – so much of what’s going on in the southern weyr is confusing to me! Not long afterwards, three ships arrive from Southern Hold to harvest numbweed from a nearby plain, and Piemur is discovered by SharraToric’s sister, who seeks his help in harvesting other medicinal herbs, and who ends up talking with him about the Southern Continent.

Harper Hall of Pern 3 books. Her novel The White Dragon became one of the first science fiction books to appear on the New York Times bestseller list.


Mischievous Piemur is used to getting away with a lot. Do you think annne you can write a slow-moving, rather repetitive adventure story that lacks the resonance of the first two books in this trilogy, and we won’t notice?


Each Pern novel can be read as a stand alone, but Dragondrums is the third book dragondfums the Harper Hall trilogy so if you want to read the books in the order, head over to Dragonsong book 1 and Dragonsinger book 2. It was, however, my least favorite of the trilogy. Jan 30, Beth rated it liked it Mccaffreey In the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America named McCaffrey its twenty-second Grand Master, an annual award to living writers of fantasy and science fiction.

Her first novel, Restoree, was written as a protest against the absurd and unrealistic portrayals of women in s-f novels in the 50s and early 60s. I wish there were a fourth book as I’m not quite ready to leave Dragondruums behind. At the beginning of this novel, his voice broke, and his role as a singer was dashed. Still an old favorite though and I appreciate being able to come to it with a new light.

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They were and still are my favorites. Mar 02, J. Open Mcdaffrey See a Problem? Anticlimactic is an understatement. And Piemur gets the spotlight he deserves. This moves it out from a children’s book to a young adult one in my estimation.

It seems to me that you would not have had to read them though, this is the first told from Piemur’s point of view and as all of us seem different from the inside of our heads to how people see us on the outside, so Piemur is very different to himself than to others.


Its entertaining reading about the situations he manages to get himself into and out of.

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This page was last edited on 22 Marchat The resolution is less satisfying. In she was the recipient of the Margaret A. Unknown to Piemur, the sacks are to be sent to Southern Weyr, and he is inadvertantly taken to the Southern Continent by Oldtimers.

One day, Menolly comes to get Piemur, telling him they will be attending a Gather at Igen Holdwhere he will be disguised as a scruffy apprentice and listen out for any conversations involving the Oldtimers. It’s a shame that his personality seemed to take a degree turn towards the end, once he dragondruks Sharra. She was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in I wanted to watch Menolly and Sebell develop their relationship! Piemur re-unites with Menolly and Sebell, and they begin talking about his future at the Harper Hall, although Sharra believes he should stay on the Southern Continent.

She died at the age of 85, after suffering a massive stroke on 21 November Mischievous Piemur is used to getting away with a lot. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Nov 23, Dragndrums Justice rated it liked it Shelves: Another satisfying read, recommended for high school and YA.