Harper Hall Trilogy - Pern

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 371 ratings

Dragonsong: Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 1 Summary

Journey to the wonder-filled world of Pern in the first volume of Anne McCaffrey's best-selling Harper Hall Trilogy. Dragonsong is the spellbinding tale of Menolly of Half Circle Hold, a brave young girl who flees her seaside village and discovers the legendary fire lizards of Pern.

All her life, Menolly has longed to learn the ancient secrets of the Harpers, the master musicians of Harper Hall. When her stern father denies her the chance to make her dream come true, Menolly runs away from home. Hiding in a cave by the sea, she finds nine magical fire lizards who join her on a breathtaking journey to Harper Hall.

Anne McCaffrey's enchanting tales of Pern, with all their colorful dragons and fantastic characters, have won her millions of fans around the world. The winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award, she is one of the best-loved writers in all of fantasy literature.

©1976 Anne McCaffrey (P)1992 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

    • Dragonsong: Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 1

    • By: Anne McCaffrey
    • Narrated by: Sally Darling
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Dragonsong is the spellbinding tale of Menolly of Half Circle Hold, a brave young girl who flees her seaside village and discovers the legendary fire lizards of Pern. All her life, Menolly has longed to learn the ancient secrets of the Harpers, the master musicians of Harper Hall. When her stern father denies her the chance to make her dream come true, Menolly runs away from home. Hiding in a cave by the sea, she finds nine magical fire lizards who join her on a breathtaking journey to Harper Hall.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Miss J Niven on 18-02-09

    Regular price: £24.29

  • Book 2

    • Dragonsinger

    • Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 2
    • By: Anne McCaffrey
    • Narrated by: Sally Darling
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Menolly has returned home and entered the Harper Hall. But her entry into the Hall proves the beginning of more troubles, and the Master Harper gives her a difficult time because she is a girl. As Menolly begins to despair, she finds help in the shape of nine bright allies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful! I was spellbound from start to finish.

    • By helen on 03-08-17

    Regular price: £27.59

  • Book 3

    • Dragondrums

    • Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 3
    • By: Anne McCaffrey
    • Narrated by: Sally Darling
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narrator

    • By Anna on 31-05-10

    Regular price: £26.29