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 is a fun, lighthearted read about romance, religion, and cultural differences. In terms of plot, it’s not particularly special. It’s pretty.

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Devout and petite with golden 4. Prince Ramil of Gerfal is the son of the nomadic Horse Followers, young, wild, and untested in a world of politics and war. Well, Julia Golding is not lacking in that area, the plot was just not something I could get over.

The Glass Swallow Rain designs exquisite stained glass for the windows of her city. He vragonfly used to hunting and carousing.

So, let me prove my point. And will the people they meet on their adventure–including a circus strongman, a daring rebel leader, a sinister master of spies, and the best female fighter they have ever seen–help them or betray them to the enemy?

Review | Dragonfly by Julia Golding

Want to Read saving…. Lots of fortuitous friendships are happened upon. From the first page detailing the rituals that the Fourth Crown Princess must complete each morning, to the kidnapping and the subsequent imprisonment of jhlia this is an action packed, thrilling ride with lots of danger and romance to help it on its merry way. Her faith takes a hard hit, which leaves her bewildered and in despair.


But when he was first introduced, he gave me the impression of a spoiled prince who didn’t know anything. If you liked the adventure in the Princess Bride than you will like this book, and if you liked the relationship between Elizabeth and Mr. They escape the outlaws, but Peri and his family of falconers are untouchables who are scorned by all, and Rain is not allowed to be part of their lives. Just mud and horses.

That said, this book was a pleasant read and I enjoyed it. Ramil, a frivolous, daring, horse- loving prince, is going to be forced to marry a disciplined, serious princess that he doesn’t even know. They were apart most of the time and all of a dagonfly, BAM! Along the way, Ramil and Tashi learn much about themselves and one another, and through the cast of characters they encounter – a circus strongman, dashing rebels, brave slaves and many ordinary people – they begin to see dragonfoy way to bring the mighty Fergox Spearthrower low, and save their beautiful lands from devastation and war.

However, I was fascinated by the religious aspect of main female character, Tashi.

Even at his drahonfly insolent, in the beginning, he’s still endearing and likeable, probably because his predicament is understandable and sympathetic.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Knowing that they cannot withstand the attack of Fergox alone, the two nations plan a marriage alliance to cement the collaboration of the Gerfalian army and the Blue Crescent navy. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 23mm The characters were loveable and in Fergox’s case “hate-worthy” and very alive.


DRAGONFLY by Julia Golding | Kirkus Reviews

Anyways, it’s a really cute story of adventure. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I loved every single part of the book and its one of my top ten faves.

I don’t know why the book and I didn’t click at first, but now I can say I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank you for the review! My work as a diplomat took me from the high point of town twinning in juliq Tatra Mountains to the low of inspecting the bottom of a Silesian coal mine. As a prince, his life has been easy, and now he finally has to work at the lessons he ignored. I would definitely recommend this book. Camilla No, not at all.

But the countries of both are under threat from the fearsome warlord Fergox Spearthrower and the only chance of peace is for them to form an alliance.