City of Dragons

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Price
$8.99  $8.36
Publisher
Harper Voyager
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
4.1 X 6.6 X 1.2 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780061561696

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About the Author

Robin Hobb was born in California but grew up in Alaska. It was there that she learned to love the forest and the wilderness. She has lived most of her life in the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Tacoma, Washington. She is the author of five critically acclaimed fantasy series: The Rain Wilds Chronicles (Dragon Keeper, Dragon Haven, City of Dragons, Blood of Dragons), The Soldier Son Trilogy, The Tawny Man Trilogy, The Liveship Traders Trilogy, and The Farseer Trilogy. Under the name Megan Lindholm she is the author of The Wizard of the Pigeons, Windsingers, and Cloven Hooves. The Inheritance, a collection of stories, was published under both names. Her short fiction has won the Asimov's Readers' Award and she has been a finalist for both the Nebula and Hugo awards.

Reviews
"A master fantasist."--Kansas City Star
"Hobb's strength has always been her ability to create compelling characters to inhabit her richly detailed worlds. The Rain Wilds Chronicles is no exception."--Shroud Magazine Book Reviews on DRAGON KEEPER and DRAGON HAVEN
"fast action, deep emotional bonds and a great ending...[I] encourage you to check out Dragon Haven"--Blogcritics.com
"Hobb has a deft hand with accessible and sympathetic characters, regardless of their fantasy trappings, and he makes effective use of the divide between what the reader knows and what the characters know to build tension....A quick and fun read."--Miami Herald on DRAGON HAVEN
"Hobb creates a completely alluring portrait of dragons and their culture."--Bellingham Herald on DRAGON HAVEN
"[A]n engaging tale with fully realized characters that already feel like friends."--Las Vegas Review Journal on CITY OF DRAGONS
"The Soldier Son [trilogy] can be read as a political satire on American military aggression, but on a more personal level it is profoundly perceptive about the challenge faced by the honorable, brave and good. Nevarre is a true hero."--London Times
"Full throttle...[a] thrilling conclusion...Hobb's writing unfurls here with muscular and self-assured bravado, the characters fascinating and three-dimensional."--Realms of Fantasy Magazine on RENEGADE'S MAGIC
"A satisfying story"--The News-Star (Monroe, LA) on DRAGON HAVEN
"Real-life resonance gives the story extra depth...Bring on the next installment."--Kirkus Reviews on CITY OF DRAGONS
"[W]e suspend disbelief with complete abandon as the pages turn and turn...Robin Hobb is one of the most important writers in 21st century fantasy."--Contra Costa Times on RENEGADE'S MAGIC
"In a novel as good as it is massive, the first of two Rain Wilds Chronicles...Hobb continues to occupy a perch at or near the top among contemporary fantasists. This book is imaginative, literate, and compassionate from first page to last."--Booklist (starred review)