Summary: An epic novel of politics, religion, war and love that will leave you wanting to read everything Julia Golding is capable of writing. Dragonfly (Dragonfly, book 1) by Julia Golding – book cover, description, publication history. Dragonfly. Princess Taoshira is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil ac Burinholt in order to unite their lands. And Ramil’s not too pleased either .
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Anyways, it’s a really dragnofly story of adventure. Unfortunately, he takes it and puts it in his pocket without much care. This is one of my first books I’ve read by Julia Golding and its one of the best books I’ve read aswell.
The characters were great. I still can’t decide which one I like better. I can forgive a little awkwardness in an author’s writing if the characters are interesting and the story engaging, but Want to Read saving….
Now she is a good character all around but there were parts where I was just begging her to do something and she did something else. And he really grows and matures and becomes more open to other cultures.
They reacted off of each other most of the time. Former British diplomat and Nulia policy adviser, she has now published over thirty books in genres ranging from historical adventure to fantasy. Can they put aside their differences long enough to survive ambush, unarmed combat, brainwashing and imprisonment?
I loved seeing his transformation from boy to man. Things happen and people travel around and other things happen. While they have their fair share of prejudice and the formalities make things excruciating, they have that hint of Asian perfection and exotic allure that always make a fantasy story exciting.
Showing of 50 reviews. Feb 23, Victoria rated it it was amazing Shelves: The plot itself was pretty standard fare for the high fantasy genre. The Diamond of Drury Lane: Gordoc definitely gets a special mention.
I really liked the arrogant sarcasm that came out of this julix queen. Some more things happen. I link Eve and Joss as it is the same age group – teen.
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However, I was fascinated by the religious aspect of main female character, Tashi. Retrieved 13 October Golding also touches on many current issues, including racism, the fear of and prejudices against cultures and religions we do not fully understand.
dgagonfly Even the secondary relationships were believable. But both of their countries are under threat from a fearsome warlord, and the only chance of peace is Princess Taoshira of the Blue Crescent Islands is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil of Gerfal.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Once her face paint and veil were off, he noticed that she was actually quite pretty and had long fair hair, etc etc. I was kinda sad when it was over, knowing there isn’t going to be another book. From the first chapter of “Dragonfly” I was totally hooked.
Dragonfly by Julia Golding
To ask Julia Golding questions, please sign up. Ramil holding a “boor” who is used to hunting and horse riding. Secret of the Sirens The Companions Quartet, 1 4.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Maybe he’ll grow up for Tashi. Tashi – I think Taoshira made a really good main character.