Publish date: January 19th 2006
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
A lovely plot, beautiful imagery, clever but over too fast, I think. I'm not sure if this is because I had a solid two hours to fill and read it without breaks or because it touches on interesting things and then slips past them. I've become quite used to reading slowly, with lots of breaks that giv...
Halfway through:This dreamlike fictional airship travelogue starts in 18th century Portugal and floats across hundreds of miles, from the Canary Islands to the unknown Arctic, reliant on wind, whim, weather, and a dash of political intrigue. Two brothers flee from the Inquisition and take on a va...