A Darkling Plain (Mortal Engines, Book 4) (Paperback)
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This is book number 4 in the Mortal Engines series.
* "Reeve's [Mortal Engines] remains a landmark of visionary imagination." -- School Library Journal, starred review
"A breathtaking work of imagination, Hester Shaw is a heroine for the ages. The moment we finished reading [Mortal Engines] we knew we wanted to make it into a movie." -- Producer Peter Jackson
London is a radioactive ruin.
Tom and Wren discover that the old predator city hides an awesome secret that could bring an end to the war. But as they risk their lives in its dark underbelly, time is running out. Alone and far away, Hester faces a fanatical enemy who possesses the weapons and the will to destroy the entire human race.
The final book in the Mortal Engines series, Philip Reeve's A Darkling Plain is the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.
Mortal Engines is now a major motion picture produced by Peter Jackson!
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* "Exciting and visually descriptive." -- School Library Journal, starred review
"A page-turner, this adventure in a city-eat-city world will have readers eagerly suspending disbelief to follow the twists and turns of the imaginative plot." -- Booklist
"Big, brave, brilliant." -- Guardian (UK)
* "Reeve's [Mortal Engines Quartet] remains a landmark of visionary... imagination." -- School Library Journal, starred review
"Phenomenal... violent and romantic, action-packed and contemplative, funny and frightening." -- Sunday Times (UK)