The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent (A Natural History of Dragons)

Marie Brennan

The exciting experience of woman Trent maintains in Marie Brennan's The Tropic of Serpents . . .

Attentive readers of woman Trent's past memoir, A common heritage of Dragons, are already accustomed to how a bookish and made up our minds younger girl named Isabella first set out at the ancient path that might sooner or later lead her to turning into the world's preferable dragon naturalist. Now, during this remarkably candid moment quantity, woman Trent seems again on the subsequent degree of her illustrious (and sometimes scandalous) career.

Three years after her fateful trips throughout the forbidding mountains of Vystrana, Mrs. Camherst defies family members and conference to embark on an day trip to the war-torn continent of Eriga, domestic of such unique draconian species because the grass-dwelling snakes of the savannah, arboreal tree snakes, and, such a lot elusive of all, the mythical swamp-wyrms of the tropics.

The day trip isn't a simple one. followed through either an outdated affiliate and a runaway heiress, Isabella needs to courageous oppressive warmth, cruel fevers, palace intrigues, gossip, and different dangers with the intention to fulfill her boundless fascination with all issues draconian, no matter if it skill venturing deep into the forbidden jungle often called the fairway Hell . . . the place her braveness, resourcefulness, and clinical interest may be established as by no means before.

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