Gay Fantasy Novels (Study Guide) : Dragonriders of Pern Books, Dragonflight, Dragonsblood, All the Weyrs of Pern, a Gift of Dragons

Gay Fantasy Novels (Study Guide) : Dragonriders of Pern Books, Dragonflight, Dragonsblood, All the Weyrs of Pern, a Gift of Dragons (Paperback)

By Llc Books , Llc Books 
Publisher: Books LLC
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1155983637
EAN: 9781155983639
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 92
Publish Date: 2010-9-14
Binding: Paperback
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Dragonriders of Pern Books, Dragonflight, Dragonsblood, All the Weyrs of Pern, a Gift of Dragons, Nerilka's Story, Dragonsong, the Chronicles of Pern: First Fall, Dragonquest, Dragonsdawn, the White Dragon, Dragon's Kin, the Dolphins of Pern, Dragonsinger, Dragondrums, List of Pern Books, Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern, the Skies of Pern, Dragon Harper, Dragonseye, the Masterharper of Pern, Renegades of Pern, Dragon's Fire, the Atlas of Pern, the Harper Hall Trilogy, After the Fall, Dragonlover's Guide to Pern. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The Dragonriders of Pern is an extensive science fiction /fantasy series of novels and short stories primarily written by Anne McCaffrey . Since 2004, McCaffrey's son Todd McCaffrey has also published Pern novels, both in collaboration with Anne and on his own. As of July 2006, the series consists of 18 novels or novellas and several short stories, most of which have been collected in two volumes.The earlier novels in the series have a clear fantasy slant to them (low levels of technology, fire-breathing dragons, feudal societies), although McCaffrey herself prefers to describe them as science fiction and stresses the scientific rationales behind the world she has created. In more recent novels, the series moves toward more overt science fiction as the colonists rediscover their links to the past and develop much higher levels of technology.Overview Life on Pern as presented in the novels resembles a pre-industrial society with lords, holds, harpers (musicians, entertainers, and teachers), and dragons, with the occasional examples of higher technology (like flamethrowers, telegraph, chemical fertilizers, and powerful microscopes and telescopes).Pernese people are described as belonging to four basic groups: Weyrfolk...
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Title: Gay Fantasy Novels (Study Guide) : Dragonriders of Pern Books, Dragonflight, Dragonsblood, All the Weyrs of Pern, a Gift of Dragons
Publisher: Books LLC
Author: Llc Books , Llc Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1155983637
EAN: 9781155983639
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 92
Publish Date: 2010-9-14
Binding: Paperback

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