BooksDirect

Description - Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik

Naomi Novik's stunning series of novels follow the global adventures of Captain William Laurence and his fighting dragon Temeraire as they are thrown together to fight for Britain during the turbulent time of the Napoleonic Wars.
Convicted of treason and stripped of rank and standing, Temeraire and Lawrence are transported to the prison colony at New South Wales. With them travel three dragon eggs destined to be handed over to second-rate officers willing to accept so remote an assignment - including one former acquaintance, Captain Rankin, whose cruelty once cost a dragon its life.

They arrive at a young Australian colony in turmoil after the overthrow of the military governor, William Bligh - formerly Captain Bligh, late of HMS Bounty. Eager to escape the political quagmire, Laurence and Temeraire accept a mission to pioneer a route through the forbidding Blue Mountains and into the interior of Australia. But when one of the dragon eggs is stolen, the surveying expedition becomes a desperate race to recover it before the dragonet hatches - a race that leads to a shocking discovery and a dangerous new obstacle in the global war between Britain and France.

Buy Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, BooksDirect.

Other Editions - Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik

A Preview for this title is currently not available.
The Last Graduate: TikTok made me read it
Paperback , May '22
20% OFF!
RRP: $19.99 $15.99
Victory of Eagles
Paperback , Feb '09
20% OFF!
RRP: $22.99 $18.39
League of Dragons
Paperback , Jun '16
20% OFF!
RRP: $19.99 $15.99
Crucible of Gold
Paperback , Apr '14
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59
Blood of Tyrants
Paperback , Apr '14
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59