Starclimber - Kenneth Oppel Reviews
Description:ISBN 0571238394 / Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Author: Kenneth Oppel / Paperback / 496 Pages / Book is published 2009-05-07 by Faber ... more
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by - written on 02/06/09, updated on 07/06/09 (Very useful, 26 readings)
This is the third in the "Airborn" Series, succeeding Airborn and Skybreaker. This third novel has been a great anticipation in my book calendar, and one i really wanted to read, but there was something abit odd about it. Matt Cruse, a young aspiring-to-be captain, is studying in Paris, and on his summer holiday, takes a job at the Celestial Tower- a tower built in Paris, aiming to reach space first... but is whisked away to Lionsgate city, to be invited to be part of the Canadian space race... He has to pass a grueling set of tests before he can enter, whilst Kate, his love from the previous novels, a young girl aspiring to be a great ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/02/09 (Very useful, 111 readings)
I remember hearing some good thigs about Kenneth Oppel when 'Airborn' was published a few years ago but, although I do read a lot of children's fiction (it's my job!) that one passed me by. However, seeing this newest addition I decided to take a look and ended up reading it over a few lunch breaks and really enjoying it. Starclimber is the third in the series, preceded by Airborn and Skybreaker, and falls neatly into the 9-12 age category, though I guess that older fans of Artemis Fowl and Mortal Engines might like this too. As I said, I had not read the previous books but found that it really did not matter - while some reference is made to the other ... Read the complete review
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