Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey – As Menolly uncovers magic and intrigue, mischievous Piemur discovers the rhythm of adventure in the final book in the. Dragondrums is the third book of the Harper Hall Trilogy in the Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey. Dragondrums was first published by Atheneum in. Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Not long afterwards, three ships arrive from Southern Hold to harvest numbweed from a nearby plain, and Piemur is discovered by SharraToric’s sister, who seeks his help in harvesting other medicinal herbs, and who ends up talking with him about the Southern Continent. The book was just as good as the rest of Anne McCaffreys Pern series. Despite the change in focus from Menially to Piemur I still really enjoyed this book.

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Dragondrums title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. And still desperately wanting a fire lizard of his very own. Silvina notices grease on Piemur’s shoe, proving his story, and Dirzan is punished for letting things get out of hand.

This is another delightful adventure.

Books by Anne McCaffrey. Archived from the original on In Dragondrums she is viewed from afar.

Also I think this book works better if you’ve read enough of the Dragonrider books to understand what’s happening on the Southern continent and what the problems are between the Oldtimers and the rest of Pern.

Paperbackpages. NB – You can get the rest of Menolly’s story in The White Dragon, which I think can be read before this one if you’re feeling impatient. Account Options Sign in. Le Guin tactic – the rules of her world give a reason for this happening.

At the beginning of this novel, his voice broke, and his role as a singer was dashed. Her novel The White Dragon became one of the first science fiction books to appear on the New York Times bestseller list. When we met him in the previous Harper Hall books, he was a young scamp, always getting into scrapes and causing mischief.


As I got older and had less time to indulge in reading and re-reading dang! She was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in I love Piemur, but in this book I have a few more issues regarding reactions to something huge Piemur does and the relationship between two characters.

Her novel The White Dragon became one of the first science fiction books to appear on the New York Times bestseller list. The plots still as riveting, the world-building still as thrilling and the characters still as good – well, maybe just a tiny bit more teen angst than I look for these days, but otherwise just as good! When Masterharper Robinton secretly asks Piemur to be his apprentice, Piemur begins journeying through Pern, gathering information and running discreet errands for the Masterharper.

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drwgondrums Reading Dragonsinger in the 5th grade began a lifelong love of sci-fi and fantasy and even though it kind of made me a fist class nerd picture nose always buried in a book I wouldn’t want it any other way.

Trivia About Dragondrums Harp Dragondrums By Anne McCaffrey. Each Pern novel can be read as a mccxffrey alone, but Dragondrums is the third book in the Harper Hall trilogy so if you want to read the books in the order, head over to Dragonsong book 1 and Dragonsinger book 2.

The focus shifts from Menolly to a young imp who is at the Harper Hall but doesn’t take his skill as seriously as Menolly: A Million More Pages: Piemur is not even close to being fleshed out as a character and, due to this, does not have enough weight as a driving force for this story. Open Preview See a Problem? Must redeem within 90 days. Again, this is good for getting a lay of the land if you’re going to read the other Pern novels, but when I pick up the Harper Hall books for a reread, I frequently find myself leaving this one on the shelf.



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Piemur has never been thrilled with singing When I picked this book up to read, I was a little disappointed that it wasn’t a continuation of Menolly’s story. Piemur fakes disappointment to his friends until his new position is announced, and he is taken to the Drumheightswhere he begins learning the codes used to send messages via drums.

Preview — Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey. They were and still are my favorites. Sold as the third in a trilogy where the first two books are all about Menolly, and written from her POV, this one relegates her to minor character status and follows Piemur instead. As they emerge from the Great CurrentSebell becomes irritable for a reason he can’t explain. I have no idea why Piemur wants to stay, nor do I think his motivations are adequately addressed.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Why couldn’t she have stopped at two? This is a good story and I can’t help but like Piemur who has a big heart. However, Piemur hides the good gems in his boots, and the miners manage to trick T’ron into taking dud gems, claiming that the mine is exhausted, and no longer produces the gems that it did in his time.

They always transport me. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Plus now I know that I want a fire lizard as a pet so that’s that.