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Philip is BACK!!! Do your happy robot dance – then hop aboard! The universe is waiting! Drones. Droids. Trains that cross the galaxy. Zen is riding the rails – and riding his luck… Welcome to the Great Network: a place of drones and androids, Hive Monks and Station Angels. A place of a thousand gates, where sentient trains criss-cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. A place of incredible wonders – and great dangers, especially for a kid who rides the rails like Zen Starling does. Once Zen was just a petty thief, living by his wits. Now the game has changed. Zen is still a thief – but the key to saving the whole galaxy might depend on figuring out what else he is…

  • Epic new sci-fi by the incredible author of Mortal Engines and Here Lies Arthur
  • Philip Reeve has won the Carnegie Medal, Nestle Gold Award and Blue Peter Prize
  • Jaw-dropping adventure with film rights already sold to Warner Brothers
  • Dizzying fun for fans of Discworld, Chris Wooding and The Maze Runner

“A thrilling ride in a richly imagined universe.” Guardian

“Zen’s world is hauntingly evoked in all its technological beauty. A futuristic vision that enthrals and chills.” Financial Times

“Fiercely inventive sci-fi adventure.” Metro

Product Details

Catalogue number

8235 in Secondary Rewards17/18 and 5725 in Rewards Catalogue 2017/18

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780192742766

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Date published

August 4th, 2016

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 6.1; Middle years plus; 14.0 points

Other details
  • 320 pages
Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Philip Reeve

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