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The Quilty Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan

The Tropic of Serpents - Marie Brennan

I love this series so much. 


I don't know Marie Brennan, but I could swear that she wrote it thinking of me. The best way to describe it is fictionalized Freya Stark/Mary Kingsley/Lady Isabella Bird tromping about the world researching dragons.


There is something about the intrepid lady explorer in skirts that totally, totally rings my bell.



Like this.


Or this:



I love it.