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Starcross By Philip Reeve

Starcross by Philip Reeve

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Summary

Art and his family are invited on a holiday to the Asteroid Belt, in a remote part of space near Mars. Taking the train, they arrive to discover that nothing is quite as it seems - the hotel slips curiously back and forth through time, and the guests behave rather strangely too. What is behind these bizarre goings on?

Starcross Summary

Starcross: Larklight 2 by Philip Reeve

Art and his family are invited on a fantastic free holiday to the exotic Asteroid Belt, in a remote part of space near Mars. Taking the train, they arrive to discover that nothing is quite as it seems - the hotel slips curiously back and forth through time, and the guests behave rather strangely too. What is behind these bizarre goings on? It's up to Art, Jack Havoc and his sister Myrtle (against her will) to get to the bottom of things. But the giant sand clams and man-eating starfish which roam freely nearby are nothing compared to the True Enemy, which is cunning, sinister, and almost unstoppable, and may resemble a hat ...

Starcross Reviews

'Larklight is completely engrossing, miss-your-Tube-station excellent. The first in a new series by the writer of the popular Hungry Cities Chronicles, it is a brilliantly witty quest set in outer space that will get children turning pages at the speed of light.' Telegraph 'Reeve's mechanical fantasy world is every bit as enthralling as in his Infernal Engines, and Wyatt's illustrations add to the fascination.' Independent 'Remarkable...Out of this world.' Sunday Times 'It's a fully illustrated book - pictures by David Wyatt - that harks back to the adventure stories I remember reading as a child. Any fan of fantasy or science will love it. Charlie Higson, Mail on Sunday

About Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and grew up in Brighton. He worked in a bookshop there and on various other projects before starting a career as an illustrator. Although he has been writing stories since he was very young, Mortal Engines was the first to be published - and to incredible critical acclaim. Philip lives in Devon with this wife and son. Illustrator David Wyatt has worked on many beautiful covers for authors, including Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Diana Wynne-Jones, Alan Garner and JRR Tolkien. He lives in an ancient house in a graveyard in Devon, and is a keen lutist, cyclist and wanderer of the moors.

Additional information

GOR003375020
9780747589129
0747589127
Starcross: Larklight 2 by Philip Reeve
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2008-07-07
400
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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