MORTAL ENGINES launched Philip Reeve's brilliantly-imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic future.
When Tom and Hester's scrapyard aircraft is pursued by rocket-firing gunships, they seek sanctuary in the speeding ice city of Anchorage. But it is no safe refuge.
Devastated by plague and haunted by ghosts, Anchorage is heading for the Dead Continent . . .
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"This big, brave, brilliant book combines a thrilling adventure story with endless moral conundrums"