Book Review: The Dragon Republic

Title: The Dragon Republic

Author: R.F. Kuang

Genre: Fantasy

Source: Borrowed (library)

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Rating: ★★★★★

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One Sentence Synopsis

After the catastrophic events of The Poppy War, Rin finds herself hunted by the Empress and throwing her lot in with the powerful Dragon Warlord, who envisions a new republic for Nikan.

Favorite Quote

“But eventually, you’ll have to ask yourself precisely what you’re fighting for. And you’ll have to find a reason to live past vengeance.”

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