Railhead: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017
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Railhead: shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017

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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 ...show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 130 x 199 x 20mm | 219g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192742760
  • 9780192742766
  • 7,007

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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 *show more

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1,110 ratings
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