Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey – As Menolly uncovers magic and intrigue, mischievous Piemur discovers the rhythm of adventure in the final book in the. Dragondrums is the third book of the Harper Hall Trilogy in the Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey. Dragondrums was first published by Atheneum in. The Paperback of the Dragondrums (Harper Hall Trilogy Series #3) by Anne McCaffrey at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate All of the Pern books are good, definitely a good read. The opening chapters of this book are a abne clumsy as McCaffrey tries to weave in the essential parts of the previous two books. He has gotten himself into a bit of trouble, but he is smart and he survives.

She had two brothers: Not just because I want to though I do indeed dragonrdums tobut because the sense of story in the first two books flowed with a confidence utterly lacking in this final one. This makes everything change for him at the Harper Hall. Ha Piemur, quel changement!

Selected pages Title Page. I have no idea why Piemur wants to stay, nor do I think his motivations are adequately addressed. But then Piemur started being Piemur and I couldn’t remember why I could have been draggondrums in the first place.

Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! It is so heart-breaking when his voice transforms, I could really feel for him, especially with the weight of everyone else’s reaction, but thankfully – and quite frankly, in a typical Piemur fashion – he springs out of it and finds something else to do. Edwards Award, honoring her lifetime contribution to writing for teens.


Dragondrums (Harper Hall, #3) by Anne McCaffrey

Obviously, it left me rather frustrated. A Million More Pages: She died at the age of 85, after suffering a massive stroke on 21 November My library Help Advanced Book Search. We notice; and we are not happy. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

But I quickly got over my disappointment as I was taken into Piemur’s world. Locus Index to SF Awards. Piemur has a beautiful Soprano voice as a young man, but his voice begins to crack as he begins to go through the change to becoming a man. So save this one until you’ve read the other early Pern books mcxaffrey be prepared for a different kind for story than the first dagondrums in the series and you’ll be OK. Piemur, the dragondruks soprano and con man with a sharp wit and kind heart.

Else rated it liked it. Despite the change in focus from Menially to Piemur I still really enjoyed this book. I found a lot of similarities in the rivarly of Peimer and the drum hall boys as Menolly struggled with in the 2nd book with the girlsbut overall I found this one a more exciting read with more world of Pern things going on.

She’s taken the fact that historically women haven’t had a choice of their sexual partners or control over how their bodies are used. Dragondrums included a lot of political stuff that I didn’t understand, and I assume that is explained in The White Dragon. Dragondrums Anne McCaffrey Snippet view – I think this book proved so popular that McCaffrey almost had no choice but to include him in further stories about Pern. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in Do you think that you can write a slow-moving, rather repetitive adventure story that lacks the resonance of the first two books in this trilogy, and we won’t notice?


This work accidentally brings him to the Southern continent and his adventures there are significantly different to any others as McCaffrey uses this story to explore a continent that is entirely different to the world of the North, so well established from previous books.

I miss those days I would read her books just once as they came out. Young Adult Library Services Association. Retrieved from ” http: Do you think that you can write a slow-moving, rather repetitive adventure story that lacks the resonance of the first two books in this tri Dear Mrs. Science Fiction Young adult. I’m more inclined to believe the latter.

No one will miss your boyish treble more than I, lad, except possibly Domick, but here in the Harper Hall, some of us listen to other tunes and drum a different beat.


It is such a wonderful story that I cried at the end because it made me so happy. Once again, I had to remind myself that these are not romance novels. Mar 04, Kathy rated it really liked it Shelves: