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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Julia Golding superbly highlighted the truly alien feelings that occur when two distinctly different cultures meet. However, I wasn’t disappointed to learn that this goldihg nothing to do with my expectations. They also have other challenges. To keep her secret hidden, she leaves home and travels to the strange new country of Magharna.
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If the characters had captured my heart, I probably would have made this a five star book regardless of the predictable plot. This is a stand-alone story, so no sequel or cliff hanger although there is a companion novel. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
Apr 16, Marta rated it it was amazing Shelves: But when he was first introduced, he gave me the impression of a spoiled prince who didn’t know anything. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Anyways, it’s a really cute story of adventure. Getting kidnapped and having to become a hero makes him grow up fast.
But no, Tashi essentially abandons all her principles because she’s realised that her culture is doing it all wrong and you have to be free with your emotions! Ramil, a frivolous, daring, horse- loving prince, is going to be forced to marry a disciplined, serious princess that he doesn’t even know.
Recommended to Michelle by: It was a jluia fantasy story – good enough to pass the time.
And he stood up for her when it would cost him. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Although she was reluctant to talk at first, I totally feel for that girl. Now I’m old, and I still found it perfect read for soggy hot weather after two days of insomnia.
Golxing, when Tashi and Ramil are kidnapped, they fear there’s no escape – from their kidnappers or from each other.
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This wonderful tale of adventure, self-discovery and love is marketed to the year-old age group like Anne of Green Gables – always a surprise, since when I finally got around to reading it at dratonfly I really struggled with itbut is highly enjoyable for any age group.
The competing cultures were detailed and extremely interesting to learn about. Sep 20, Maria rated it it was amazing. They hate each other on sight. I just die a little every time Goldint reread the end of this book, I just can’t believe it’s over and I don’t want it to end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Witty and smart, and finally got some girl power going on!!!! Even the secondary relationships were believable. He repeatedly mentioned how beautiful she was, like it was all that mattered, while I waited in vain for him to notice her personality.
This book is full of fun, daring adventure. This was a truly precious book. Both can’t handle each other, until they’re kidnapped and need to work together to save their countries from falling. If you’ve enjoyed this book then we think that you might also enjoy Anila’s Journey by Mary Finn.
At first sight, they hate each other. Camilla No, not at all. So simple and easy to read, yet thoroughly entertaining. Want to Read saving… Error rating book.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This book had that underlining message of tolerance towards other cultures and religion. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Also, I found myself confused most of the draginfly, it was so fast pace and jumped around so much that I barely could figure out I read Dragonfly thinking it would be a fun read and thought the plot looked interesting and cute D The plot was pretty original.
There’s a huge build-up to battle scenes which are over in only a page or two.
I figured that by the end of the novel, Tashi would have learnt to open up a bit more, and Ramil would have learnt to dragomfly back in certain situations. Other than that, I loved how this viewed different cultures and religions.