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I found this book laying around in my house and ane to give it a shot. I thought I had read this one, but it didn’t seem familiar at all Here however she is a batshite crazy, borderline abusive parent, with no explanation and no reason.

The Dolphins of Pern

If you’ve enjoy your time on the planet before this will give you more of the same. Apr 02, Wealhtheow rated it did not like it Shelves: And really, what a poorly fleshed concept! A meeting takes place where several of the Weyrleaders continue to survey the Southern Continent, discuss eolphins continuing problem of illegal immigration, and the possibility of establishing a Ninth Weyr. Very much a lost opportunity.

Forbidden by his mother to have anything to do with the dolphins–and stop me if you’ve heard this one before–Readis runs away from home to live Holdless in a cave by the sea, where he spends his time swimming with and caring for a pod of dolphins.


This book is parallel to The All the Weyrs of If in that it takes place in the same time frame. That’s pretty much it!

I like the dolphins almost as much as I like the dragons and that is saying something. You can’t not love the dolphins, they’re so happy and clever and so loyal to their traditions and duties to ‘mans’.

The Dolphins of Pern (Pern, #13) by Anne McCaffrey

To help the muscles remain strong, he is to exercise by swimming. But I know these qnne the threads of the next books and the evolving of Pern, so I shouldn’t complain. She went from being my favorite characters to being among my least favorite. There’s a couple of anecdotes and characters I enjoyed I pdrn the dolphins and how they’ve ca As I reread Pern, I’m coming to the conclusion that McCaffrey would’ve been better off quitting while she was ahead and that Todd McCaffrey should never have been let at the universe.

Who is this Anne McCaffrey? Lists with This Book. For me, this was a welcome change.

Eventually you see enough names, and you wonder to yourself, “Hmm Really angry about this! Paperbackpages. Une bonne petite lecture dans le cycle.

Dolphins of Pern

In July I tried unsuccessfully to access this review, I angry-blogged; another long well thought out review, posted ages ago, that Goodreads has deleted while moving the book onto my unread shelf as though it never existed.


Especially since she herself goes swimming and they live in a settlement on the ocean with a fishing fleet. Books by Anne McCaffrey. I was facing some problems of my own, so reading this before going to bed calmed me down so I could sleep better.

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I read this long ago. Nonetheless, overall enjoyable read, and we get to see some of the post Weyrs of Pern world, which is fleshed out further in Skies of Pern. Though I have the hardback, I now prefer to read on Kindle where it doesn’t hurt my eyes. A fantastic addition to this series. I look forward to ‘worming’ my way through all of Anne’s books, those I have read and those I haven’t yet. This book was yet another wonderful Pern novel. Meanwhile, a Holder is plotting to settle the Southern Continent against the Weyr-leaders’ advice.

First Fall by discussing the present state Ninth Pass of the dolphins that were brought to Pern by the colonists.