Black Light Express

Black Light Express

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There was nothing, and then there was a train. A train with two passengers: a petty thief from a dead-end town, and an android girl who could be more human than the rest of us. Join Zen and Nova as they find out what really lies beyond the end of the universe ...Take a ride in Philip Reeve's incredible imagination as he returns with this stellar follow-up to Railhead. Full of extraordinary beings and utterly real, complex characters, of thrills and thoughtful moments, this is a stunning step beyond the universe which will appeal to both sci-fi fans and foes more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 154 x 215 x 30mm | 492g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 019274478X
  • 9780192744784
  • 88,005

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"A colossal flight of imagination and an epic piece of story-telling" * Teaching English * "Thrilling, melancholic and philosophical all at the same time" * Financial Times * "equally brilliant sequel" * Teach Reading and Writing * "For sheer power of imaginative world building Philip Reeve is hard to beat" * * "The quality of his writing will even charm readers reluctant to get n board with a sci-fi fantasy book" * * "A pleasing mix of the retro and futuristic, with an off-kilter love story at it's heart" * Financial Times *show more

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183 ratings
4.37 out of 5 stars
5 48% (87)
4 43% (79)
3 8% (15)
2 1% (2)
1 0% (0)
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