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Dragondrums Audiobook

Dragondrums: Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 3

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Publisher's Summary

When the voice of Piemur, an apprentice at Harper Hall, changes, he has to leave the companionship of Master Shonagar behind. But his disappointment is soon replaced by a new challenge. He is to enter the service of the Master Harper himself as a rider of dragons. Soon, he embarks on a dangerous mission to the Southern Hold. The future of Pern hangs on his success.

Don't miss the other books in the Harper Hall Trilogy.

©1979 Anne McCaffrey; (P)1992 Recorded Books

What the Critics Say

"Young people will be entranced again by Pern's ways and in Piemur find an impulsive, thoroughly sympathetic hero." (School Library Journal)
"As deftly structured and as smoothly written as its predecessors." (Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books)
"All dragonrider fans will want to read it." (Voice of Youth Advocates)

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    Anna stockholmSweden 31/05/2010
    Anna stockholmSweden 31/05/2010
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    "Excellent narrator"

    I read the harper series nearly twenty years ago and absolutely loved it, so I knew the story before I listened to it on Audible. I was somewhat hesitant though, as I have found several of my favourite books absolutely RUINED by poor narrators with grating voices, but Ms Darling does an excellent job portraying a vast array of personalities. She has a very pleasant voice and it was a pleasure listening to the story.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Tasha Walsh london 13/09/2015
    Tasha Walsh london 13/09/2015 Member Since 2014

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    "Hooked on Pern all over again"

    The narration by Sally Darling captures the atmosphere and characters. One of McCaffrey's most delightful!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    waganga 20/07/2015
    waganga 20/07/2015 Member Since 2012
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    "My guilty schmaltz"
    What made the experience of listening to Dragondrums the most enjoyable?

    My favourite McCaffrey book by far - always connected with this one since I first read it in the eighties - sympathetically read by Sally Darling.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Dragondrums?

    Always grabs my gut in the last few sentences.


    Have you listened to any of Sally Darling’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Sally Darling is the best reader I've heard of Anne and Todd McCaffrey's work.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely


    Any additional comments?

    Piemur's my favourite McCaffrey creation. The book and this reading really do him justice.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sue Wakefield, United Kingdom 20/08/2011
    Sue Wakefield, United Kingdom 20/08/2011 Member Since 2017
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    "Wonderful"

    I loved these books years ago and this reading brought back all of the magic. Lovely.

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    Sean A. 31/03/2011
    Sean A. 31/03/2011 Member Since 2017
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    "Excellent reproduction"

    Having been a fan of Anne McCaffrey for many years this audio book did not dissapoint.
    I hope to find and listen to many more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Eileen
    Lutz, FL, United States
    13/06/08
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    "Dragon Dreams"

    This is another favorite author of mine from my adolescence. I am rereading them with my ears and finding them more enjoyable than ever. The wonderful tales thread together to create a world of dragons. Yet the story is still a story of human relations, charactors, emotions, life and society. In each book we can find our selves and those we know.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    18/02/17
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    "Dragon drums"

    This is the third book in the Harper Hall trilogy. It follows Piemer as he matures in the Harper Hall and beyond. Good read. Stands by itself but works better if you have read the other books in the series/Pern universe.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mark A. Shaw
    10/02/17
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    "always fun to listen to"

    the series of Dragon Song, Dragon Singer, and Dragon Drums is always a delight to listen to. .. Once a year :). The main characters mature as many main characters do through Anne McCafrey's other books about Pern--a most amazing planet :).

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Page Campbell
    Lynnwood, WA USA
    23/12/16
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    "Fascinating read"

    Piemur is an audacious character you can't help cheering for. Great read. You get greater insight into the old timers and the changing nature of its inhabitants through the eyes of a mischiefious, but totally committed harper apprentice.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Shawn
    Port Angeles, WA, United States
    14/12/16
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    "Enjoyed listening to the story."

    Although this trilogy was written for a young audience, I still enjoy listening to it at age 72. Well written and narrated by Sally Darling.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Utah, USA
    02/11/16
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    "Excellent story and narration"

    This trilogy (Harper) is my favorite of the Pern books and also Sally Darling is my favorite of the Pern narrators for the audio versions.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Accokeek, MD USA
    20/09/16
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    "All three Harper Hall books need to be remastered"

    Still love the story after all these years. And the narrator, while not to my taste, does a good job. But these recordings are VERY old and it shows. At the very least they need to be remastered, if not re-recorded. There are awkward cuts and frequent dropped words - as if the recordings were made from cassette tapes that had been warped. It makes me hesitate to buy any more of the Dragonrider books because I'm concerned that there will be similar problems if the recordings are of a similar age.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    04/04/16
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    "onto the next"

    love being able to enjoy the Pern series again all the while getting stuff done

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lynn
    02/12/15
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    "Anne Mc Caffery at her best "

    anything by the dragon lady is worth the listen! She brings dragons into the real world!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kenneth Albert
    Mobile, Alabama, USA
    02/11/15
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    "well done"

    excellent in the tradition of Anne McCaffrey. Great story and well performed. I love this series

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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