A Natural History of Dragons

Marie Brennan
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A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent


This is the story of Isabella Trent, whose curiosity and love of dragons leads her to forgo the usual role of women in her society and of her station, and find a way to go off and have adventures, and follow her heart into science and the scientific study of dragons. A field that will make her so famous she will one day in old age sit down and write a series of memoirs. This is book one, the first of her memoirs which starts with her in childhood, and leads on to her marriage and first adventures.

Many words spring to mind when thinking of this book. Words like charming, funny, wonderful, sweet, delightful and captivating. From all this you can probably tell that I feel totally under the spell of this charming book.