Mortal Engines launched Philip Reeves brilliantly imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post apocalyptic future. The first instalment introduces young apprentice Tom Natsworthy and the murderous Hester Shaw, flung from the fast moving city of London into heart stopping adventures in the wastelands of the Great Hunting Ground.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 09 / 2018
A wildly outlandish concept with a great execution.
Philip Reeve's Mortal Engines is a truly interesting book of young adult dystopian fiction. Set thousands of years in the future, great Traction Cities travel the Hunting Ground devouring one another. So when young Tom Natsworthy witnesses an assassination attempt on his hero, the world as he knows it is turned upside down. - Sean (QBD)