Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey – As Menolly uncovers magic and intrigue, mischievous Piemur discovers the rhythm of adventure in the final book in the. Dragondrums is the third book of the Harper Hall Trilogy in the Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey. Dragondrums was first published by Atheneum in. The Paperback of the Dragondrums (Harper Hall Trilogy Series #3) by Anne McCaffrey at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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I was at first quite disappointed to see that I wouldn’t be in Menolly’s head anymore. On change de point de vue cette fois ci, on suis les aventures de Piemur. This trilogy is one of the best fantasy novels I have ever read. There is some fun with the politics of Pern in the background and I found it to be as always a sweet and short read.

Dragonriders of Pern Harper Hall Trilogy. I remember distinctly not liking this book as much as the other two of this series when I read it back dgagondrums a child oh, yes I was doing a reread bit for a couple daysbut it turns out that it’s actually a fun book! Many things were not made clear. When I pick up one now it is like going home. Surprisingly captivating and exciting read. In his guise, Piemur is given task after task to do, but manages to steal a queen fire lizard egg when he is sent to clean Lord Meron’s apartments.

It seems to me that you would not have had mccafrrey read them though, this is the first told from Piemur’s point of view and as all of us seem different from the inside of our heads to how people see us on the outside, so Piemur is very different to himself than to others.

I thought this was inappropriate since this was targeted at younger audiences.


He was a scamp and nccaffrey rascal and befriended her. Being so moved by this strange to me book, I decided to write Anne, never expecting to hear back, but sure enough, a great little handwritten letter found it’s way into my parent’s mailbox a This was one of my first “adult” fantasy books and I LOVED it!

Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I know these books were published years ago and no one particularly cares to discover Anne McCaffrey’s books today when they can read modern stories and such but those stories really hold something others don’t and I really can’t wait to read all of Anne Mccaffrey’s mccafftey books thank God there are so many! Fortunately I like Piemur and enjoy reading about his adventures, but he’s very different from Menolly.


So save this one until you’ve read the other early Pern books and be prepared for a different kind for story than the first two in the series and you’ll be OK.

mccaffreey Archived from the original on I was disappointed in the unanswered questions this book left especially what are the fire lizards special role and why is everyone so obsessed with them.

But then Piemur started being Piemur and I couldn’t remember why I could have been worried in the first place.

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Sold as the third in a trilogy where the first two books are all about Menolly, and written from her POV, this one relegates her dragpndrums minor character status and follows Piemur instead. She had two brothers: Mischievous Piemur is used to getting away with a lot.

No longer capable of singing, Piemur is sent on various errands by Masterharper Robinton, including the task of learning the complicated beats of the messenger drums.

Realising his position allows him to discover more about the events on Pern than the gossip in the Harper Hall could, dragondruma makes an effort of learning the drum codes, inadvertantly mccaffreh enemies out of the other drum apprentices, who aren’t learning as fast. Dragondrums Anne McCaffrey Limited preview – Out of the three books, this one is the best even though the main character switches from Menolly to her best friend.

The next day, Piemur returns to the Harper Hall to inform Robinton, before returning to the Drumheights, where he is given the task of delivering messages. When we met him in the previous Harper Hall books, he was a young scamp, always getting into scrapes and causing mischief.

Dragonsong had added something new to the world by letting us see the life in a sea hold, and Dragonsinger xnne up the lifestyle of the craftsholders, but Dragondrums only gives the briefest introduction to a new place, opting to tantalize the reader by foreshadowing future books rather dragondums satisfying us in this one.

But when his voice begins to change, Piemur loses all confidence and questions everything he thought he knew about himself.

Oct 18, Gillian Murrell rated it it was amazing. Apr 28, Cass rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: She is understood only to the degree that Piemur understands her. By clicking dragomdrums me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.


No longer capable of singing, Piemur is sent on various errands by Masterharper Robinton, including the task of learning the complicated mccwffrey of the messenger drums. Aug 06, Jessie Potts rated it it was amazing Shelves: Piemur has no clue of the grand adventures that await him, and he’ll need to find the courage within himself to survive. I found a lot of similarities in the rivarly of Peimer and the drum hall boys as Menolly struggled with in the 2nd book with the girlsbut overall I found this one a more exciting read with more world of Pern things going on.

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Being so moved by this strange to me book, I decided to write Anne, never expecting to hear back, but sure enough, a great little handwritten letter found it’s way into dragondrrums parent’s mailbox a month or so later. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Taking place three turns after the events of DragonsingerDragondrums opens with Piemur ‘s voice breaking as he prepares to sing the soprano role in a song recently written by Master Domick about Lessa ‘s journey to retrieve the Oldtimers. He is a sweetheart and you can’t stop laughing at his wild schemes! There he has to deal with the jealousy and bullying mccaffreu the other drumming apprentices.

You first meet him in the first two Harper Hall books with Menolly. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. If you are sure you want to read this, click the button. I was expecting to read a continuation of the story of our dear Dragondurms but curiously the author chose to leave it aside and tell us the story of a less interesting character.

And that is what sets him out on his biggest adventure yet.

McCaffrey views these three books as a trilogy or if the publisher decided to lump them together and advertise them as one. Account Options Sign in. She was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in View all 4 comments.