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Drakon By A.M. Tuomala,

  • Title: Drakon
  • Author: A.M. Tuomala
  • ISBN: 9781936460694
  • Page: 216
  • Format: Paperback
  • A hundred years ago, the dragons abandoned Russia and defected to Turkey Ever since, the Tarasov family has held the Russian border Now, as war looms in the south and the century old mystery of the Defection cracks open, the Tarasovs must face their family s old sins and put aside their differences or watch Russia fall.Drakon received starred reviews in Publishers WeekA hundred years ago, the dragons abandoned Russia and defected to Turkey Ever since, the Tarasov family has held the Russian border Now, as war looms in the south and the century old mystery of the Defection cracks open, the Tarasovs must face their family s old sins and put aside their differences or watch Russia fall.Drakon received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist.
    Drakon A hundred years ago the dragons abandoned Russia and defected to Turkey Ever since the Tarasov family has held the Russian border Now as war looms in the south and the century old mystery of the De

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    1. I usually don t write reviews, but I usually don t buy books without any reviews either, so I feel obliged to write one in honor of whatever alternate universe where I m too cautious and miss out on this book Drakon works because of both what it is and what it isn t It takes place in an alternate history 18th century Russia, and it successfully dodges a lot of problems inherent to that kind of genre You get a real sense of historical atmosphere, but without getting bogged down in a high school h [...]

    2. I love this book I love all the little details of it, how someone takes his tea or cinches her waist, how dragons look in flight or feel warm beneath their scales I love the dragons, and how they re allowed to not just be people, but to be peoples, emerging from a complex history and debating what it means for them and who they are I love the question of what it is to be a people, and how it resonates in this book with the question of what is it to be a family There s a family at the center of D [...]

    3. Drakon Book One is an epic tale about Russia, the Ottoman Empire, borders, and the Tarasovs, the guardians against the Dragons Based on historic alliances, the Tarasovs keep the Ottoman dragons from destroying the Russian border The fantasy tale envelopes dragons into the 1880 s in Eastern Europe The dragons play a role in helping the Ottoman Turks extend the Ottoman Territory The Tarasov family stands against the dragons, but the family has fallen on hard times and are at odds with each other T [...]

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