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Dragonflight Audiobook

Dragonflight: Dragonriders of Pern

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On the beautiful planet Pern, colonized for centuries, Land Holders and Craftsmen have traditionally tithed food and supplies to the dragonweyrs to which they are bound. In times past, the mighty telepathic dragons and their riders were the only protection from the dreaded, life-threatening Thread.

But it has been over 400 years since the last Threadfall, and some people have come to doubt that the menace will every strike again. But F'lar, rider of Pern's greatest bronze dragon, has no such illusions. The Red Star is near; Thread will fall soon.

Book another flight with the Dragonriders of Pern.

©1968 Anne McCaffrey; (P)1993 Brilliance Audio

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    Teresa NAMPA, ID, United States 07-16-15
    Teresa NAMPA, ID, United States 07-16-15 Member Since 2016

    Hello, my name is Teresa and I'm an addict.

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    "The world of Pern."

    I read almost this whole series when I was younger and I really only liked this book and the prequel Dragondawn, the rest of the series was okay but when I decided to listen to them again I decided only to read those two books especially since Dragonflight was on a daily sale way back when. Anne McCafferty has created a great fantasy world and completely different from anything else I have read in this genre. I love the dragons and I love the strong will of the heroine and the fact that the hero would do anything to save his world even if nobody else believed him. Narrator does a good job.

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    Chadzilla United States 05-28-14
    Chadzilla United States 05-28-14 Member Since 2011

    indy filmmaker and bearded ogre

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    "ugh... this was painful"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    This book was very hard to follow... direction and editing were terrible.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    something that doesnt sound like it was recorded in the 60's on failing analog equipment.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    Dick Hill is one of the best narrators in the world... but the direction and editing of this book is what ruined it. I do not blame Mr Hill at all for this atrocity. It was extremely difficult to follow and seemed like it was just all jammed together. The quality is terrible too... I am used to books like Rhyria Revelations ... so this book was just a bad experience all the way around. I even restarted this book like 3 times in hopes to be able to grasp it, but that never happened, and finally, the book just ended...


    What character would you cut from Dragonflight?

    I dont know how to answer this one.... the story was so hard to follow, I am not sure who was who and who was doing what...


    Any additional comments?

    This book needs to be completely redone.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lianne Wilson Palm Bay, Florida United States 03-15-13
    Lianne Wilson Palm Bay, Florida United States 03-15-13 Member Since 2015
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    "LIKE REVISITING AN OLD FRIEND"
    Would you listen to Dragonflight again? Why?

    OH.YEAH BECAUSE IT IS A TRULY INNOVATIVE STORY WHOSE CHARACTERS LIVE ON.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Dragonflight?

    THE MASTERHARPERS DEFENSE OF F'LAR TO THE LORD HOLDERS.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    SO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM, CAN'T DECIDE


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

    YES, I DID IN FACT STAY UP ALL NIGHT


    Any additional comments?

    I FIRST READ THIS OVER 20 YEARS AGO, AND I STILL REMEMBERED ALL THE CHARACTERS AND STORYLINE. THIS SERIES IS LIKE THE WIZARD OF OZ , OR LORD OF THE RINGS AND STAR TREK, TIMELESS.

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    Dane Wilkins 09-28-16 Member Since 2015
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    "epic, original story!"

    such a great story that has flavor of science with a fantasy body. This book is a wonderfully original plot and I cant wait for the rest of the series

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    karol United States 09-23-16
    karol United States 09-23-16 Member Since 2012
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    "One of my favorite series!"

    I first read this series over 30 years ago. I loved it this time around as much as I did then. It took a little bit to get used to Dick Hill's narration (I don't think he was the best choice) but once I did, I was transported back to the world of Pern and its dragon riders. The strong character of Lessa has been an inspiration for me since a young age.

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    Mimi 09-13-16
    Mimi 09-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "My favorite book of all time. Dick Hill is amazing"

    Since high school I fell in love with the Dragon riders of Pern. I have paper back versions of the books. Dick Hill brought the story to life, I found myself captivated and held my breath at moments. Getting White Dragon next hehe

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    Crypkeypr Superior, Arizona USA 09-11-16
    Crypkeypr Superior, Arizona USA 09-11-16 Member Since 2016

    Legends are made by people not one person.

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    "Do it , you know you'll like it"

    This book ends too quickly. However the talent of the speaker backed by the great book are an excellent way to send the day.

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    Kindle Customer 09-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Love the story"

    I love Anne Mc caffrey the only issue I had with this book is the guy who read it Swallows very loudly it's kinda annoying
    other than that it was a great book

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    Amazon Customer 08-12-16
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    "Let's Fly Between"

    This book started slow and sped up unexpectedly. It left me wanting more. Can't wait to see what the Dragon Men do next. We get to see the effect of a culture's lost history, and watch it get rediscovered. So many surprises await us in this book.

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    William 08-08-16
    William 08-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Entranced me fully."

    I listened to it with my fiance and children in a 10 hour car ride. It kept all of our attention the entire drive.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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