Philip Reeve - Mortal Engines (2nd Hand Paperback)
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : As New
- Category : Fiction - Young Adult Fiction
- Published : 2001 (Scholastic)
- ISBN : 9781407189147
- SKU : B001463
- PPC : LL230gm
- RRP : £7.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
Mortal Engines is a young-adult science fiction fantasy novel by Philip Reeve, published by Scholastic UK in 2001. The book focuses on a futuristic, steampunk version of London, now a giant machine striving to survive on a world running out of resources.
This book launched Philip Reeve's 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.
"No 11-to-16-year-old should miss the superbly imagined debut novel from Philip Reeve" - The Times.
"This big, brave, brilliant book combines a thrilling adventure story with endless moral conundrums" - The Guardian.