CHAPTER ONE. The Masterharper of Pern. By ANNE MCCAFFREY Del Rey. His parents were busy packing for their trip to Nerat, so Robinton had been told to. The mostly melancholy early life of Robinton anchors this quiet installment of Pernese history, set just before the opening of Dragonflight, the first novel in the. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “At last, Robinton has his own book McCaffrey adds another absorbing chapter to dragon lore Readers.

Author: Dit Teran
Country: Niger
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 12 December 2010
Pages: 469
PDF File Size: 12.35 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.5 Mb
ISBN: 731-3-89423-958-8
Downloads: 24857
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Branris

Londik is senior boy soprano. He goes through a lot as he grows up and the story is never dull. I thought I had read the whole of the dragonrider series years ago, now I’ve discovered I missed some out! Now it was his turn to hop-it without smudging the chalk lines on the flags, and his attention was utterly focused on the movement of his feet–until Libby made him miss the longest hop by suddenly pointing skyward in astonishment.

I would have rater read about F’nol or the Weyr before Dragonflight. Just to cram his wonderfulness down our throat even more, McCaffrey adds daddy issues. At fifteen, which was supposed to be obscenely young. In this climate of unrest, Robinton will come into his own. Maizella is their oldest daughter and has the potential of a good voice; Cording will be her spouse. Contents [ show ].

The Masterharper of Pern

Faroguy is masterbarper Lord Holder with his Lady Annne. How can you go wrong with another installment of the original story line? Some characters, like Boba Fett and Darth Vader in Star Wars, lose some of their magic when we know too much about them, and I can’t help but feel, a little bit, that this holds true for Robinton, too.

Love interests also die surprisingly quickly, making it hard to care about them as characters or feel any involvement in the relationships. Carola is the Werwoman and Hayara’s niece who rides Feyrith. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. More of the weyrlings children born to the weyr include Bravonner Falloner’s younger brotherPragalJeskenMorifManoraand Larna is Mcdaffrey daughter she’ll bear F’lon a son, Fallarnon.


The Masterharper of Pern by Anne McCaffrey | : Books

C Anne McCaffrey All rights reserved. Valden will take over a new hold in a forest. Aug 10, Susan Kennedy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 28, Pages Buy. Because it’s been all of a couple of days and they’re engaged now.

Young Robinton shows musical skill from an early age, but Petiron fails to notice this; however, Merelan does, and she and the other Masters at the Harper Hall decide to keep this secret from Petiron, lest he push his son too hard and cause him to lose his love for music.

A world Robinton is determined to save. View all 3 comments. This book covers a lot of ground. Because much of this plot is already established, many of the elements don’t have any surprise. The fostering system finds the Lords sending their sons and some daughters to other Holds to learn how that Lord handles things. It’s a I normally like the Pern books, but this one fell sort of flat for me. At the end of her contract, Merelan returns with Robinton to the Harper Hall, where relations remain strained with Petiron.

Robinton was always startled when dragons addressed him and dragons bespeaking him is crucial to the climax of All The Weyrsyet here he’s been having banal conversations with every damn dragon since age 5.

One of his worse characters is Kindan, who permeates every single book written by Todd, not unlike how Robinton permeates the books written by Anne. I enjoyed this read, for sure, but there is a part of me that almost feels a little bit like Robinton might have been better served by the pre-existing mystery.


He runs into young Raid, later Lord Holder of Benden when he’s just a stuffy youth.

Reading in the order of publication was a bit confusing, because things hinted at had already happened in earlier books.

It wouldn’t be so bad if McCaffrey stayed true to her own plots and continuity. Certainly enjoyed hearing the story pdrn how Fax became what he was in Dragonflight and understanding some of the history between Fax and F’lar.

I’m rereading the Pern books because I was nostalgic. Most women were wives and mothers; the lucky ones who were Searched were able to do more with their lives than be brood mares. Before their marriage, Robinton completes a teaching round, visiting a number of minor fo in Tillek. Masterhar;er attends with Lord Faroguy – who appears to be quite weak – and Fareveneand Robinton is asked to keep him and F’lon away from one another. Larad is up next. Mar 13, Caroline Berg rated it it was ok Shelves: Aug 22, Angel M.

Eventually, Robinton does become MasterHarper, but it’s close to the mcccaffrey. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Donkin is a younger nephew while Lady Gemmaalso of Ruathan blood, is but one of many women espoused to Fax. Lord Sangel is its holder. Despite his worries that Nemorth will not rise to mate – having not risen since S’loner’s death; since that date, Benden Weyr has been run by a team of four riders – the next turn Nemorth rises and is flown by Simanithand F’lon becomes Weyrleader of Benden Weyr.

Lists with This Book. Only a complacency has crept in. Matsen is the Seaholder. Feb 26, Pages Buy.