Book of Dragons
Edited by Jonathan Strahan, Read by Eleanor Caudil, Feodor Chin, Mimi Chang, MW Cartozian Wilson, Matthew Waterson, Lorna Bennett and Rich Miller

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Narrated By: Eleanor Caudil, Feodor Chin, Mimi Chang, MW Cartozian Wilson, Matthew Waterson, Lorna Bennett, Rich Miller

Duration: 17 hours and 44 minutes

What to expect


A unique collection of stories by the greatest fantasy writers working today.

Sparking myths and legends from Asia to Europe, Africa to North America, dragons are the most universal and awe-inspiring of magical creatures.

Whether they are fearsome, rampaging monsters or benevolent sages with much to teach humanity, dragons bring creation, destruction, and adventure in stories told all around the globe.

In this landmark collection, award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan combines nearly thirty never-before-seen short stories and poems, written by modern masters of science fiction and fantasy, and illustrations by acclaimed artist Rovina Cai.

Featuring stories from Scott Lynch, R.F. Kuang, Garth Nix, Ken Liu, Kate Elliott, and many more, THE BOOK OF DRAGONS breathes fresh life and fire into the greatest magical beasts of all.


Fantasy, Short stories

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‘THE BOOK OF DRAGONS seems almost certain to be the most significant fantasy anthology of 2020’

‘A heaping hoard of literary gems that fans of dragon-powered stories will surely treasure’

‘There is not a single false note among these 29 stories and poems of dragons collected by Strahan … With myriad approaches to its subject, this wide-ranging anthology is a treasure trove of wonder’

‘A colourful assortment of dragons reimagined … Something for everyone and a reader will likely come away hungry for more’