Reviews and Blog Posts: expedition

The tropic of serpents : a memoir of Lady Trent

by Marie Brennan

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Three years after the events of A Natural History of Dragons, Isabella is finally ready to embark on her next expedition, this time to the savannah and swamps of Bayembe. On arrival, she and her companions are immediately welcomed into the Oba's palace complex, and are eventually granted permission to enter...

A natural history of dragons : a memoir by Lady Trent

by Marie Brennan

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Against all admonitions not to it was the cover of Marie Brennan's A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent which first made me judge the book worth reading. Just look at all those tiny numbers pointing to the different parts of the dragon as though they correspond to an...

The Terror : a novel

by Dan Simmons

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What really happened to Royal Discovery Service ships Erebus and Terror and the 129 crewmen who disappeared in the arctic ice during Sir John Franklin's ill-fated attempt to find the fabled Northwest Passage? Colorado novelist, Dan Simmons, vividly explores this question in The Terror. A beautiful blending of known expedition...

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