The Drastic Dragon of Draco, Texas

by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0553258877 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingdark-dracowing of Ledbury, Herefordshire United Kingdom on 10/8/2013
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingdark-dracowing from Ledbury, Herefordshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Mooched through Bookmooch.com - has come all the way from America.

Journal Entry 2 by wingdark-dracowing at Ledbury, Herefordshire United Kingdom on Monday, May 20, 2019
A madcap, slightly crazy adventure, which mixed South American mythology, Spaghetti Westerns and an Edwardian style journal!

Young writer, Valentine Lovelace, runs away to experience the Wild West, where she hopes to get inspiration for her first novel. She somehow ends up kidnapped and taken to a camp of desperadoes, who regularly scalp the local Indians as well as trading them with weapons and supplies. But the camp is being terrorised by a dragon, one that has been called up by a ancestor of the ancient Mayan Jaguar Priestess'.

I found the premise intriguing and liked the mix of mythologies, but somehow none of the characters really appealed to me ... even the Dragon turned out to be rather more repellent once it started talking to its victims. I did enjoy the story, in that it is perfectly off-beat, quirky and definitely unique ... the whole idea of the bread cow was brilliant!

However, not one to read if a bit squeamish over animal's dying - there's a lot of that going on!!

Released 1 yr ago (6/14/2019 UTC) at -- Controlled Release, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Sent to the winner of the Mythological Sweepstakes - hope you enjoy it.

Journal Entry 4 by wingBookworm-ladywing at Madrid, Madrid Spain on Friday, June 21, 2019
Thank you sooo much for such an unusual (and intriguing book), and BC supplies.
Looking forward to reading it! :)

Journal Entry 5 by wingBookworm-ladywing at Madrid, Madrid Spain on Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Released 2 mos ago (2/2/2021 UTC) at Madrid, Madrid Spain

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Sent to the winner of the Global Sweepstakes.
Congrats on winning... and enjoy!! :)

Journal Entry 6 by Ninas_BookNook at Yorktown, Virginia USA on Wednesday, February 17, 2021
I received this as the winner of the 2021 Global Sweeps - Round 7. While fantasy is not generally my genre, this looks intriguing and funny, and like a quick read. I'll definitely add it to my TBR pile. Thank you!

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