The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent (A Natural History of Dragons)

The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent (A Natural History of Dragons)

Marie Brennan


The exciting experience of girl Trent keeps in Marie Brennan's The Tropic of Serpents . . .

Attentive readers of girl Trent's prior memoir, A normal background of Dragons, are already conversant in how a bookish and made up our minds younger girl named Isabella first set out at the historical direction that will sooner or later lead her to turning into the world's superior dragon naturalist. Now, during this remarkably candid moment quantity, woman Trent seems again on the subsequent degree of her illustrious (and sometimes scandalous) career.

Three years after her fateful trips during the forbidding mountains of Vystrana, Mrs. Camherst defies kin and conference to embark on an day trip to the war-torn continent of Eriga, domestic of such unique draconian species because the grass-dwelling snakes of the savannah, arboreal tree snakes, and, such a lot elusive of all, the mythical swamp-wyrms of the tropics.

The excursion isn't a simple one. observed by means of either an previous affiliate and a runaway heiress, Isabella needs to courageous oppressive warmth, cruel fevers, palace intrigues, gossip, and different dangers so as to fulfill her boundless fascination with all issues draconian, no matter if it capacity venturing deep into the forbidden jungle referred to as the fairway Hell . . . the place her braveness, resourcefulness, and clinical interest may be confirmed as by no means before.

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