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Railhead: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017

Autor Philip Reeve
en Limba Engleză Hardback – oct 2015
Această carte a fost nominalizată la Premiile Norton Young SF&F 2017
"Vino cu mine, Zen Starlin", spuse ea. Fata în palton roșu. Dar cum de îi știe numele? Marea Rețea este un loc al dronelor, androizilor și a păianjenilor. 
Locul cu o mie de porți și unde trenurile trec dintr-o galaxie în alta cât ai clipi. 
Zen Sterling este un hoț mărunt, un băiat de pe străzile din orașul Thunder. Când străinul pe nume Raven îl trimite pe Zen și pe noul său prieten, Nova într-o misiune de infiltrare într-un tren care aparține împăratului el își imaginează că poate avea șansa de a traversa galaxia într-o secundă, să întâlnească oameni interesanți și să le fure lucrurile. 
Dar Marea Rețea este un loc periculos și Zen nu are nici cea mai mică idee unde îl va duce această călătorie. 
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780192742759
ISBN-10: 0192742752
Pagini: 320
Dimensiuni: 161 x 215 x 30 mm
Greutate: 0.43 kg
Colecția OUP Oxford
Locul publicării:Oxford

Descriere

The long-awaited new blockbuster from Carnegie-medal-winning author Philip Reeve."Come with me, Zen Starling", she had said. The girl in the red coat. But how did she know his name? The Great Network is a place of drones and androids, maintenance spiders and Station Angels. The place of the thousand gates, where sentient trains criss-cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. Zen Starling is a petty thief, a street urchin from Thunder City. So when mysterious stranger Raven sends Zen and his new friend Nova on a mission to infiltrate the Emperor's train, he jumps at the chance to traverse the Great Network, to cross the galaxy in a heartbeat, to meet interesting people - and tosteal their stuff. But the Great Network is a dangerous place, and Zen has no idea where his journey will take him...


Recenzii

'With many twists and turns along the track and high-octane action all the way to the thrilling climax, Railhead never lets up on delivering the thrills and creativity readers expect from a story like this.'
'There were so many other extraordinary beings and imaginative details that pulled together to create a thrilling ride into a whimsical futuristic world.'
'This book was so good; I loved every second of it.'
'A stand-out book in the overcrowded modern sci-fi genre, Railhead is an utterly brilliant and original story.'
'...satisfying, twisting and turning without losing momentum'
'...the emotions of the characters (even the robot who wants freckles) draws you in wholeheartedly. Railhead is superb.'
'...this novel may be the stand out sci-fi novel of the year.'
'It's a must read for sci-fi fans!'
'an electrifying triumph'
'it's an adrenaline ride that takes the reader through multiple emotions'
'Its greatest pleasures are its details, which are as richly imagined as in the best adult science fiction'
'Philip Reeve has again created a detailed, plausible new world in Railhead ... may well be up there with the world he created in his Mortal Engines quartet'
'a futuristic vision that enthrals and chills'
'Scope and potential fizz and pop'
'Philip Reeve ... creates another of his extraordinary imaginary worlds, this time for teenagers'
'The world itself is magnetic'
'With many twists and turns along the track and high-octane action all the way to the thrilling climax, Railhead never lets up on delivering the thrills and creativity readers expect from a story like this.'