A Darkling Plain

By Reeve, Philip

Publishers Summary:
While dealing with people from their past and treachery from unexpected sources, Tom, Hester, and Wren return to save the world.

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ISBN
978-0-06089-055-1 978-0-06089-056-8
Publisher
Eos HarperCollins


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2007

Gr 7-10 The final installment in the series continues the clever premise and breakneck pace established by the first three volumes. This story begins six months after the action in "Infernal Devices" (HarperCollins, 2006). A tentative peace seems likely to end years of warfare between gigantic traction cities that grind across the landscape consuming everything in their paths and stationary communities that denounce their destruction of nature. Then dissenting members of both sides sabotage the truce, and Theo Ngoni, Wren Natsworthy, and Wren's parents are drawn into...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2007

What can you say about a four-year-old series that ends? That it was brilliant. And exhilarating. That it was inventive to the max, epic yet always human-centered; and that it remained so up to the very last page. The final volume in the Hungry City Chronicles finds the uneasy truce between the Green Storm and the Traction Cities weakening; meanwhile, the resurrected rogue Stalker Fang works to redeploy ODIN, an ancient weapon of global destruction. Tom and Hester (old lovers separated by a bitt...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on January 1, 2007

This epic series conclusion, tense and exhilarating, finds the truce between the Green Storm and Traction Cities weakening and the re...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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