Railhead

Railhead Come With Me, Zen Starling, She Had Said The Girl In The Red Coat But How Did She Know His Name The Great Network Is A Place Of Drones And Androids, Maintenance Spiders And Station Angels The Place Of The Thousand Gates, Where Sentient Trains Criss Cross The Galaxy In A Heartbeat Zen Starling Is A Petty Thief, A Street Urchin From Thunder City So When Mysterious Stranger Raven Sends Zen And His New Friend Nova On A Mission To Infiltrate The Emperor S Train, He Jumps At The Chance To Traverse The Great Network, To Cross The Galaxy In A Heartbeat, To Meet Interesting People And To Steal Their Stuff But The Great Network Is A Dangerous Place, And Zen Has No Idea Where His Journey Will Take Him. Aren t you curious Don t you want to know what s beyond that gateThis is a book for the curious This is for those readers who get excited by possibility If you like the idea of a great, wild universe spread out before you, full of mysteries and secrets, then I highly recommend you step into this world.Reeve has created one of the richest, most imaginative worlds I have ever read about It s set many centuries into our future, when Old Earth has been left behind and a great network of mysAren t you curious Don t you want to know what s beyond that gat
Click here to watch an ambiance enhanced video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend. Cyberpunk ish YA adventure, with an immediately appealing, immersive writing style.Zen Starling makes his way by petty thievery He lives with his older sister and his mother, who appears to be a paranoid schizophrenic Throughout his childhood, she s dragged them from one placeto the next, never settling down, insisting that they re being pursued by shadowy enemies But as the adage says, just because you re paranoid doesn t mean they re not out to get you And that s what Zen learns, when afte Cyberpunk ish YA adventure, with an immediately appealing, immersive writing style.Zen Starling makes his way by petty thievery He lives with his older sister and his mother, who appears to be a paranoid schizophrenic Throughout his childhood, she s dragged them from one placeto the next, never settling down, insisting that they re being pursued by shadowy enemies But as the adage says, just because you re paranoid doesn t mean they re not out to get you And that s what Zen learns, when after stealing a necklace one day, he finds himself pursued by a high tech drone After also encountering a mysterious girl, and
4.5 stars rounded up After thinking about it for a couple of days I rounded up my star rating on this one This book is just so imaginative it really deserves it.Railhead is set in a fantastic future where sentient trains transport people across vast distances to other planets by means of K Gates, a technology pioneered and protected by Guardians, powerful
Thing about trains , said Zen, you ll have to give them something, in return for carrying you If you do, they ll take you to any star system that you wantIt s been a long time since I ve read a book with a world so rich Philip Reeve wrote an absolute gem of a middle grade sci fi story, that will take you on a mind blowing journey across the universe You ll meet many people of colour, droids who acts like humans, and these incredible beings called Hive MonksHe was a colony of big bThing about trains , said Zen, you ll have to give them something, in return for carrying you If you do, they ll take you to any star system that you wantIt s been a long time since I ve read a book with a world so rich Philip Reeve wrote an absolute gem of a middle grade sci fi story, that will take you on a mind blowing journey across the universe You ll meet many people of col
More middle grade than YA, but I did enjoy this sci fi adventure At times it felt a little jumbled and all over the place, however the uniqueness of the world kept me interested Giving personalities to trains was pretty cool
my my, what a struggle this one was das me strugglin through this garbage das me once again, in the garbage compacter that this book was das me asking dis garbage book what it thinks it is aaanyways, i think i ve made my point nice and clear for the first 40 to 50% of railhead, i was actually enjoying myself but, of course, things went weird and crazy and it all just went to shit lemme break it down for ya so, there s this dude zen zen is a thief naughty naughty he gets recruited by my my, what a struggle this one was das me strugglin through this garbage das me once again, in the garbage compacter that this book was das me asking dis garbage book what it thinks it is aaanyways, i think i ve made my point nice and clear for the first 40 to 50% of railhead, i was actually enjoying myself but, of course, things went weird and crazy and it all just went to shit lemme break it down for ya so, there s this dude zen zen is a thief naughty naughty he gets recruited by this dude raven and his weird robot sidekick, nova what they ask him to do is pretend to be a distant cousin of a hella wealth
A heist, stargates, a space railway, sentient trains, robot friends and super AIs Why haven t you read this yet Humanity has spread to the stars via a network of K gates which are only passable in a sealed environment traveling at speed, so trains The K gate network is a multi world rail network traveled by super advanced trains with AIs In one corner of the galaxy railhead and thief Zen Starling seems to be introuble than usual.Zen finds himself performing a simple heist, but s A heist, stargates, a space railway, sentient trains, robot friends and super AIs Why haven t you read this yet Humanity has spread to the stars via a network of K gates which are only passable in a sealed environment traveling at speed, so trains The K gate network is a multi world rail network traveled by super advanced trains with AIs In one corner of the galaxy railhead and thief Zen Starling seems to be int
DNF at 100 pages in I think I would ve loved this book if I d read it at a younger age Unfortunately, I think this series is no longer for me The characters are fine, the dialog is well written, and the worldbuilding is interesting, but this is farmiddle grade than anything else Not my thing The writing is really getting on my nerves It s really immature, complete with that severe overuse of ellipses here Oh well Review not posted, as I don t have much of a review so much as a rea DNF at 100 pages in I think I would ve loved this book if I d read it at a younger age Unfortunately, I think this series is no longer for me The characters are fine, the dialog is well written, and
Railhead was a book that I had seen in my local library and appealed to me since at the time, I was looking for a science fiction novel to read and enjoy However after finishing this one, I m feeling slightly disappointed by how the story turned out Zen Starling is a thief and goes stealing lots of people s processions He also lives in the Great Network which is full of trains and railway lines so exploring the areas is his main priority He meets Raven who challenges him to steal from the Em Railhead was a book that I had seen in my local library and appealed to me since at the time, I was looking for a science fiction novel to read and enjoy However after finishing this one, I m feeling slightly disappointed by how the story turned out Zen Starling is a thief and goes stealing lots of people s processions He also lives in the Great Network which is full of trains and railway lines so exploring the areas is his main priority He meets Raven who challenges him to steal from the Emperor s train and pretend to be a relative from the Emperor s family, he works with his friend Nova to uncover hidden secrets and not get killed in the process With an interesting concept and lots of twists that I generally didn t see comin

[[ BOOKS ]] ⚣ Railhead  Author Philip Reeve – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 299 pages
  • Railhead
  • Philip Reeve
  • English
  • 18 December 2018
  • 0192742760