The Dragons of Winter

The Dragons of Winter

Book - 2012
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With the Archipelago of Dreams in the hands of the Echthroi and the link to the Summer Country lost, the Grail child, Rose Dyson, the new Cartographer, Edmund McGee, and the Caretakers Emeritus seek to rebuild the Keep of Time but face a terrible new enemy who was once an ally.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781442412255
1442412259
9781442412231
1442412232
Branch Call Number: / SF OWEN JAMES
Characteristics: x, 389 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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JewelMcLatchy Jan 29, 2013

From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and all creatures which go bump in the night may the good Lord preserve us, amen.

JewelMcLatchy Jan 29, 2013

...immediately a section of the wall in front of them came crumbling down in a torrent of stones and dust. In moments, they were looking through a broad hole into the interior of the wall. "Oh my," said Uncas. "I thought a door would swing open, or the stones would magically rearrange themselves into an entrance, or something like that." "Maybe in the entrance to an alley of shops in London, it would do that," Aristophanes said as he stepped over the pile of rubble and inside the wall, "but this isn't that kind of place."

JewelMcLatchy Jan 29, 2013

"Too often scholars limit themselves by working with what they know they know...when what they really need to know is what they know they need to know but don't yet know. So we aren't bothering with looking in the places we think he might be--we're looking in all the places we would never think to look. Because otherwise, we'd have already found him." "I'm starting to understand why you keep them sequestered in a hotel in Switzerland," John said to Verne. "He's not steering with both hands."

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Doctor_10101
Mar 26, 2014

Absolutely splendid! The story gets better with each book. Onward to the end!

JewelMcLatchy Jan 29, 2013

Second to last book in the series and it still kept me captivated the entire time. I was (somewhat pathetically!) overly excited when I realized that Madeleine L'Engle, Lloyd Alexander and J.K. Rowling (despite the final one being anachronistic) or allusions to them were featured along with some other historical "figures of importance". Some are obscure, so you have to be paying attention to find them :-)

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