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Book Information: Dragon Tamers, the

Dragon Tamers, the (1899) [Short Story]
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A blacksmith living in a ruined castle captures a steel-plated dragon who comes to have the rivets in his wing mended. Over time, a transformation takes place, and the dragon becomes much softer and more loveable.

Originally appeared in Strand Magazine August 1899.

Collected in:

  • The Book of Dragons (1900)
  • Tales Before Tolkien

Original title: The Dragon Tamers
Original languages: English

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Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Book of Dragons, the (1900) [Collection]
      Author: Edith Nesbit
     Tales Before Tolkien (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Edith Nesbit , Lord Dunsany , William Hope Hodgson , Arthur Machen , Abraham Merritt , John Buchan , James Branch Cabell , George MacDonald , Frank R. Stockton , William Morris , H. Rider Haggard , Ludwig Tieck , E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen , Richard Garnett , Andrew Lang , Clemence Housman , Kenneth Morris , Francis Stevens , E.A. Wyke-Smith , Austin Tappan Wright , David Lindsay

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