Railhead: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017
Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017! Step Aboard - the Universe is Waiting. The Great Network is a place of drones and androids, Hive Monks and Station Angels. The place of the thousand gates, where sentient trains criss-cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. It is also a place of great dangers - especially for someone who rides the rails and rides his luck the way Zen Starling does. Once Zen was just a petty thief, stealing to support his family and living by his wits. Now everything has changed. Zen is still a thief - but it could be that the key to the whole universe rests on finding out what else he is ...
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 130 x 199 x 20mm | 229g
- 04 Aug 2016
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
Sci-fi fans will delight in this lightning-paced and satisfying read * The School Librarian * '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.' * Young Post/South China Morning Post *