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Publisher's Summary

Menolly has returned home and entered the Harper Hall. But her entry into the Hall proves the beginning of more troubles, and the Master Harper gives her a difficult time because she is a girl. As Menolly begins to despair, she finds help in the shape of nine bright allies.
Don't miss the other books in the Harper Hall Trilogy.
©1977 Anne McCaffrey (P)1992 Recorded Books
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Critic Reviews

"The transformation of Menolly from a terrified outcast to a woman secure within herself is skillfully handled, making her a sympathetic character with whom many readers will identify." ( School Library Journal)
"A superbly crafted fantasy in the heroic tradition....Unlike many sequels, this maintains the dramatic tensions of its predecessor." ( Horn Book)
"Although set in another world, where dragons fly and people have fire lizards as pets, Menolly's innermost concerns are wholly contemporary." ( Booklist)
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5 out of 5 stars
By debra on 07-10-11

Discription Diffrent

Whom ever wrote the discription of this book, must not have taken the time to read it. I have read and heard it several times and the Master Harper in no way gave her a hard time. The story is great but read it before writing about it.

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3 out of 5 stars
By m7bfd on 06-05-14

One of my favorite books.

Would you listen to Dragonsinger again? Why?

Probably not. I love the story, but I did not love Ms. Darling's voice for Menolly. MUCH too old sounding and I hated her voice speaking Brekke's cry/song.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Dragonsinger?

There were many memorable moments in Dragonsinger, but the one that touched me was Menolly's breakdown after the fight at the Gather.

What aspect of Sally Darling’s performance would you have changed?

I really think Ms. Darling did a good job of differentiating the different voices, but she was all wrong for Menolly.

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

Yes

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By helen on 08-03-17

Wonderful! I was spellbound from start to finish.

I cannot wait to read the final part of the trilogy, and then the rest of the books

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4 out of 5 stars
By Rhys on 01-06-15

A song well sung

This book was read by me a couple of decades ago with good memories and the book has stood the test of time. An excellent story, well presented. One of a series of books that are worth investigating and are an excellent listen as McCaffery is a master story teller.
Looking forward to the next one in the series.

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4 out of 5 stars
By mrsvee on 11-01-16

Please Sally Darling - practice each chapter before recording.

Spoilt again, by incorrect pronunciations - possibly in some cases it is American pronunciations, eg, "buoy" as booey instead of boy - "grimace" as grim-ace instead of grimus - two examples, but the misplaced emphases are really the ones that indicate lack of proper preparation. But, your voice is the one thing that makes the readings acceptable- you are listenable.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jayne on 02-06-16

Magic of Dragons

Anne McCaffrey was an excellent writer and her stories about life on Pern and craftily written and draw the reader in to life on Pern.

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