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Dragonfly in Amber : Outlander Series : Book 2 - Diana Gabaldon

Dragonfly in Amber

Outlander Series : Book 2

Paperback

Published: 2nd November 1993
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From the author of Outlander... a magnificent epic that once again sweeps us back in time to the drama and passion of 18th-century Scotland...

For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to Scotland's majestic mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth: about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones ...about a love that transcends the boundaries of time ...and about James Fraser, a Scottish warrior whose gallantry once drew a young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his ....

Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful copper-haired daughter, Brianna, as Claire's spellbinding journey of self-discovery continues in the intrigue-ridden Paris court of Charles Stuart ...in a race to thwart a doomed Highlands uprising ...and in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves....

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Dragonfly in Amber
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (7)
  • Engaging story (7)
  • Interesting characters (7)
  • Original plot (7)
  • Well written (6)

Cons

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  • Older readers (5)
  • Gift (4)
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    • Bookworm (4), Everyday reader (4)

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4.0

Am enjoying it very much

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Story
  • Interesting Characters
  • Original Plot
  • Well Written

Cons

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      Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

      It is entertaining and very easy to read.

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      5.0

      Great story

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      from Brisbane, AU

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Engaging Story
      • Interesting Characters
      • Original Plot
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Older Readers
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

        So much in these books. Can't put them down

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        4.0

        I can't put it down

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        from Melbourne Victoria

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        Pros

        • Engaging Story
        • Interesting Characters
        • Original Plot
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • Older Readers

          Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

          This book provides me with additional details of the story of Claire Randall, which is the main caracter in the television series "Outlander"
          I am enjoying the book immensely and looking forward to buying the other books by this author

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          5.0

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Engaging Story
          • Interesting Characters
          • Original Plot
          • Well Written

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Older Readers

            Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

            Book 2 in the Outlander saga and another wonderful read. The story starts out in the present so many may be confused butjust keep reading. Definitely not a short book.

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            5.0

            Best books I've read in Years

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            from Queensland

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Engaging Story
            • Interesting Characters
            • Original Plot
            • Sexy
            • Tear Jerker
            • Well Written

            Cons

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              • Gift
              • Older Readers

              Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

              Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series are the best books I've read in years. Haven't got enough time to read? You'll MAKE time to read these - Forget night-time television, just give me the Dragonfly in Amber!I've already recommended it to evryone I know.

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              5.0

              difficult to put down

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              from Melbourne

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              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Engaging Story

              Cons

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                • Gift
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                • Travel Reading
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                Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

                loved this book can't wait to read the next one.

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                4.0

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                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Interesting Characters
                • Original Plot

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                    Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

                    The book was a replacment for one lost by a friend. I chose the book and selected the cover that matched my set, when it arrived it was not the one shown on the net.

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                    5.0

                    Re-read after several years - fab book

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                    from Hobart, Tas

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                    Pros

                    • Addictive
                    • Deserves Multiple Readings
                    • Engaging Story
                    • Interesting Characters
                    • Original Plot
                    • Sexy
                    • Tear Jerker
                    • Well Written

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Own Library

                      Comments about Dragonfly in Amber:

                      Finally re-read Dragonfly and enjoyed it even more than the first time!
                      Diana Gabaldon is one of those writers who knows how to keep her
                      readers interested from page 1 to the end. Nearly 1000 pages and
                      I never got bored! Now well into Voyager.

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                      Diana Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages practically turn themselves. "The Arizona Republic" A triumph! A powerful tale layered in history and myth. I loved every page. Nora Roberts Compulsively readable. "Publishers Weekly" "From the Hardcover edition.""

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                      ISBN: 9780440215622
                      ISBN-10: 0440215625
                      Series: Outlander
                      Audience: General
                      Format: Paperback
                      Language: English
                      Number Of Pages: 947
                      Published: 2nd November 1993
                      Publisher: DELL PUB
                      Country of Publication: US
                      Dimensions (cm): 17.27 x 10.67  x 4.32
                      Weight (kg): 0.45