A stunning, new novel by master storyteller Philip Reeve.Fever Crumb is a girl who has been adopted and raised by Dr. Crumb, a member of the order of Engineers, where she serves as apprentice. In a time and place where women are not seen as reasonable creatures, Fever is an anomaly, the only... show more
A stunning, new novel by master storyteller Philip Reeve.Fever Crumb is a girl who has been adopted and raised by Dr. Crumb, a member of the order of Engineers, where she serves as apprentice. In a time and place where women are not seen as reasonable creatures, Fever is an anomaly, the only female to serve in the order. Soon though, she must say goodbye to Dr. Crumb-nearly the only person she's ever known-to assist archeologist Kit Solent on a top-secret project. As her work begins, Fever is plagued by memories that are not her own and Kit seems to have a particular interest in finding out what they are. Fever has also been (cont'd)
Publish date: May 5th 2009
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
I have to admit, I'm relieved to be finished reading this book. I borrowed it from my school library because it wasn't being checked out and I wanted to see if I could find readers for it. I need to know a book to really promote it. However, I didn't enjoy this book as much as I wanted to. Which is ...
I seem to be in the middle of a string of prequels. Fever Crumb is the first volume in a story-arc that is a prequel to the Mortal Engines tetralogy. I read Mortal Engines not too long ago, but have not finished the other books in the series.Fever Crumb is a nicely conceived contribution to the gr...
Review: Scriven are speckled, pale, speckled creatures, who ruled London for years. A baby girl is left on a doorstep, with a label explaining that “her name is Fever”. She grows up as an engineer, the first female one, until she is asked to go and help someone. Kit Solent, archaeologist, wants Feve...
Fever Crumb is a prequel to the Hungry City books. Basically, this will set out how the world of municipal darwinism was built. You don't need to have read the entire Hungry City quartet (I had only read the first when I started the audiobook) nor will you be spoiled for that series by anything that...