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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I liked goldihg story, the evolutions of Ramil and Tashi’s romance, and the lessons they learn, and though the world building was painted in pretty broad strokes, as were the characters, it suited the story. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The hate-turned-love romantic device relies completely on the strength of the characters.

A gorgeous fantasy novel with lots of humour, romance and action. Her ordeal was very interesting and I think that kept me more glued to the pages than the romance aspect of the plot. And Ramil’s not too pleased either.

The romance is not porny Thank the lord and it’s not too awkward and slow either. That is not to say that there is anything overtly easy or wrong in the type of struggle they did find.

Want to Read saving…. One thing I noticed about this book that’s quite different from others I read, is that, well. Evil warlord is warlording towards a country. Although she was reluctant to talk at first, I totally feel for that girl. This book made a unique world that had its own problems. It is action packed from start to finish with both adventure and romance. After becoming the princess, her sixteen rituals include getting out of the bed on the right hand side, turning to the east to bow to the sun, dragnfly to have her hair groomed with forty strokes, and there’s more Golding 1.


Dragonfly by Julia Golding

There’s nothing inappropriate about it, so, um. 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, julai when I finally got around to reading it at 14 I really struggled with itbut is highly enjoyable for any age group. This book has a great world and I want to read more books that take place here!

She wavered in her faith under her circumstances and doubted who she goldung. A, and how the differences in a culture doesn’t matter when you truly love each other.

Retrieved 15 January But the law is clear — it is forbidden for girls to be part of dragohfly glassmaker’s guild.

Prince Ramil of Gerfal is the son of the nomadic Horse Followers, young, wild, and untested in a world of politics and war. One person found this helpful. Then this book is definitely for you. Shopbop Designer Mulia Brands.

The side characters were also very well developed and flushed out, as well as generally like-able or detestable depending upon what you would expect them to be. And I tell you I love Kristin Cashore.

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It was very well stated! The princess is used to a life of discipline, ritual and splendour, Ramil to a life spent hunting and carousing. I loved that Tashi was smart, had a deep sense of integrity and morality, and a strength of character.


If the plot sounds interesting to you, then I think you should give it a try for sure. I must admit I find it hard for me to finish a book and I must say it was easy to finish Dragonfly.

Julia Golding

My library Help Advanced Book Search. My biggest complaint wa While I got into the book and wanted to know what happened to the characters, it was very predictable.

And then he just takes it and refolds it into a crumbled goling dart, and makes her cry. It doesn’t sound that appealing but it doesn’t sound that ugly either.

In this island, women are more dominant to men. A hate-turned-love romance, fantasy, questing, culture clash, battles. AmazonGlobal Ship Juulia Internationally. While working as a diplomat in Poland, Julia Golding traveled high and low, from the Tatra Mountains to the bottom of a Silesian coal mine.

There were times where I was freaking out about what was going to happen, if the characters I had grown to love were going to live or die. I actually borrowed this book from a library but it was so good, I had to buy it!