Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on kiwireviews.nz : Monday 13th July 2020 - 18:55:29

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Fantasy > Temeraire : 4 : Empire of Ivory review

« No Brainer! reviewNo Brainer!Uncle Ben's Express Rice : Vegetable Pilau Rice reviewUncle Ben »

Score: 9.3/10  [1 review]
4 out of 5
ProdID: 1693 - Temeraire : 4 : Empire of Ivory
Written by Naomi Novik

Temeraire : 4 : Empire of Ivory
Price:
$34.99
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by HarperCollins

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
February 2008

Temeraire : 4 : Empire of Ivory product reviews

After a year of adventuring from China to the Ottoman Empire and across Europe, Laurence and Temeraire finally land upon the familiar shores of Britain.

But instead of enjoying a jubilant homecoming, they are hushed and herded to a camp far from their usual covert. Laurence soon discovers that during their time in the east, a virulent epidemic swept through the Aerial Corps and the British have lost many of their dragons. Entire formations have succumbed to the disease, and now only the appearance of an aerial defence keeps Bonaparte from invading.

Laurence and Temeraire are ordered to prepare for another long journey, this time to save the lives of their friends and British autonomy. But to do so, they must venture into the most mysterious of places, Africa.

Check out HarperCollins onlineClick here to see all the listings for HarperCollins Visit their website Follow them on Twitter Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
-none-
Other listings you may be interested in:
TemeraireTemeraire
Rating: 8.9
Temeraire : 2 : Throne of JadeTemeraire : 2 : Throne of Jade
Rating: 9.1
Temeraire : 3 : Black Powder WarTemeraire : 3 : Black Powder War
Rating: 7.9
Double VisionDouble Vision
Rating: 8.8
Star Wars : Tatooine GhostStar Wars : Tatooine Ghost
Rating: 8.5
How to Build a Robot ArmyHow to Build a Robot Army
Rating: 7.8
Sins of the FatherSins of the Father
Rating: 10.0
GoblinsGoblins
Rating: 9.5
The Infinity Ring - 1 - A Mutiny in TimeThe Infinity Ring - 1 - A Mutiny in Time
Rating: 10.0
The Invincible Iron Man, an Origin Story - mini versionThe Invincible Iron Man, an Origin Story - mini version
Rating: 8.5
The MovieThe Movie
Rating: 10.0
Lego: The Lego Movie Junior NovelLego: The Lego Movie Junior Novel
Rating: 8.6
There was an Old Bloke who Swallowed a PresentThere was an Old Bloke who Swallowed a Present
Rating: 8.3
Rants in the Dark - From One Tired Mama to AnotherRants in the Dark - From One Tired Mama to Another
Rating: 10.0

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of craftmadhermit

Review by: craftmadhermit (Tess)
Dated: 2nd of May, 2008

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.3/10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
Level of Realism:
Score 10 out of 10
Rereadability:
Score 9 out of 10
Lose Track of Time:
Score 9 out of 10

After the disappointment of book #3, I was rather hesitant about giving "Empire of Ivory" a go, but wanted to see how the saga of Captain Laurence and Temeraire continued. In the end, I was very glad I did, as this was up to Novik's usual standard, and once again, I found myself totally hooked from beginning to end, as, once again, dragon and Captain embark on a long boat journey, only this time with the desperate task of trying to save the rest of the British empire's precious dragons- their friends. Politics, war, slavery, and stinky mushrooms all feature strongly in Naomi Novik's latest novel, and once again, she's managed to entwine history and fantasy in a way that makes for a very enjoyable read. This just even more makes me think that the reason I struggled so much with "Black Powder War" is simply due to lousy timing- trying to struggle through a rather intense, serious book (certainly not the type of books for those that love the light-hearted, "fun" style one normally expects with fantasy), while trying to move house. Not the best combo it seems!!
This still remains a series I would happily go back and reread later on, and I certainly hope there are a few more books to come! With the way it left things happening, there is definitely at least one more book on the way!

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 8.6
Product reviews for listing 4704: You Don't Know Me -  Written by: Sophia Bennett

Product image for You Don't Know MeIt was all so good. Sasha and Rose. Best friends in a band, singing together. Right up to the finals of Killer Act when the judges tell them one of them must go.
Suddenly their friendship is put to the ultimate test. On TV in front of millions...
Two girls. One huge mistake. Can they ever forgive each other?

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the Knock Out News Group. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of kiwireviews.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, on the premise that they have been submitted as the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"WindowsXP is like Microsoft and AOL had a baby, then AOL dropped the baby on it's head."
anonymous

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream