A Web of Air (Fever Crumb, #2) by Philip ReeveTwo years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a travelling theatre. Now she arrives in the extraordinary crater city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets. This is the fabulous sixth book in the Mortal Engines series, from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.
A Web of Air
A Web of Air
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Thank you! Fever herself is a virtuoso character: prickly, even unlikable, hampered by her eminently rational upbringing and the way it distances her from others, yet compelling and even lovable by readers and characters alike. Her rational approach to the world blinds her; readers will intuit elements of the mystery consuming Fever long before she catches on. A final delight for old fans: Building blocks of the Mortal Engines series appear like video-game Easter eggs the first Jenny Haniver! There was a problem adding your email address. Please try again.
The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy. Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theatre. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. But there is an unknown enemy ready to put a stop to any potential advancement in flight technology. And just as dangerous, thieves that wish to steal the incredible invention or to destroy the secrets of flight forever. Philip Reeve Uncategorized 0 Comment. The Railway Children has also been on my mind for another reason lately.
A Web of Air is a young adult post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Philip Reeve. It was published on 5 April The clever young engineer, Fever Crumb, is swept up in a race to build a flying machine. Her mysterious companion is a boy who talks to Angels. Powerful enemies will kill to possess their new technology-or to destroy it. A Web of Air is the sequel to Fever Crumb , the story set centuries before Mortal Engines that tells how great cities begin to build giant engines to make their first predatory journeys across the wastelands. It is set in Mayda, a city established in an atomic bomb crater off of mainland Portugal.