|By (author):||Hobb, Robin|
|Series:||Rain Wilds Chronicles|
|Subject:||FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology|
|FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary|
|FICTION / Fantasy / General|
|FICTION / General|
|Size:||6.75in x 4.18in x 1.08in|
|From The Publisher*|
"A full master of the epic fantasy."
One of the world's most acclaimed fantasists, New York Times bestselling author Robin Hobb returns to the world of her popular "Tawny Man" trilogy with Dragon Haven-the second book, following Dragon Keeper ("Imaginative, literate, and compassionate from first page to last" -Booklist) in an epic adventure about the resurgence of dragons in a world that both needs and fears them. Hobb, whose Soldier Son Trilogy (Shaman's Crossing, Forest Mage, Renegade's Magic) has won raves from critics, fans, and peers alike, returns to the Rain Wilds with Dragon Haven, and readers of Raymond Feist, Terry Brooks, and Lois McMaster Bujold will eagerly follow.
|Review Quote*||"Hobb's characterization continues to be top-notch, particularly with Thymara, the outcast teenage girl. Her self-awareness and surety is a delight and her insistence on belonging to no one but herself is simply wonderful."|
|Review Quote*||"fast action, deep emotional bonds and a great ending...[I] encourage you to check out Dragon Haven"|
|Review Quote*||"Hobb creates a completely alluring portrait of dragons and their culture."|
|Review Quote*||"Hobb has a deft hand with accessible and sympathetic characters, regardless of their fantasy trappings, and he makes effective use of the divide between what the reader knows and what the characters know to build tension.…A quick and fun read"|
|Review Quote*||"A satisfying story"|
|Review Quote*||"Hobb's strength has always been her ability to create compelling characters to inhabit her richly detailed worlds. The Rain Wilds Chronicles is no exception."|
Robin Hobb was born in California but grew up in Alaska, where she learned to love the forest and the wilderness. She has lived most of her life in the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Tacoma, Washington. She is the author of the Rain Wilds Chronicles, the Farseer Trilogy, the Liveship Traders Trilogy, and the Tawny Man Trilogy. Her books under the pseudonym Megan Lindholm include Wizard of the Pigeons, The Windsingers, and Cloven Hooves. She is also the author of The Inheritance, a collection of stories written under both names. Her short fiction has won the Asimov's Readers' Award and been a finalist for both the Nebula and Hugo awards.