The MasterHarper of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

DNF at around a fifth to go. This used to be one of my favourite Pern books, strange how things can change. This is basically the David Copperfield of Master Robinton from the main series. We go from his birth and upbringing in the main Harper Hall until the opening of Dragonflight (which I didn’t …

The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall by Anne McCaffrey

Not bad, some stories better than others. So there are five short stories contained in here, though a couple of them are quite long. They range from way before the landing at Pern to a few decades after. The first is the initial Pern survey and though it is mildly interesting there is not much …

Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey

Great account of the founding of Pern. So this really should be read after the main Pern books, or at least after the first few as it gives away some major spoilers about how Pern came to be. We start off in the colony ships as they approach Pern. There are hints of major wars …

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