Anne McCaffrey Writing Styles in Dragonquest

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Dragonquest is a major work of science fiction by an accomplished master of the genre. The book is nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1972. The author, Anne McCaffrey, is hailed on the cover above the title as "Queen of the Dragons," and is described as a frequent lecturer, guest-of-honor at science fiction conventions, and the winner of some of the genre's most prestigious awards, the Hugo and the Nebula. Dragonquest is It is Volume 2 in the fourteen-volume The Dragonriders of Pern® series. Born in Cambridge, MA, and graduating cum laude from Radcliffe, she works in theater before turning to writing. She lives in County Wicklow, Ireland, in a house of her own design, "Dragonhold-Underhill."

McCaffrey utilizes no narrator in telling a forthright adventure story on a distant planet colonized long ago by human beings whose descendants have reverted to a feudal agrarian society...

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