A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent (Lady Trent, volume 1)
By Marie Brennan
2013’s A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent is the first volume in Marie Brennan’s Lady Trent series.
Scirland is not known for encouraging the intellectual interests of its women — not even its high-born women. Isabella, the future Lady Trent, is one of the determined few who prevailed despite all the pressures to focus on the lady-like pursuits she finds boring beyond words.
Why focus on tedious social gatherings when she lives in a world full of natural wonders like dragons?