The final book of the thrilling Mortal Engines series, soon to be a major motion picture!
London is a radioactive ruin.
But 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.
The major motion picture based on the Mortal Engines book series will be coming from MRC and Universal in 2018.
Philip Reeve is the bestselling author of the Mortal Engines quartet, the highly acclaimed Here Lies Arthur, No Such Thing as Dragons, Fever Crumb, and A Web of Air. He lives in Dartmoor, England, with his wife and son. Visit him online at www.philip-reeve.com.
Praise for the Mortal Engines series:
*"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)
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