The City's Son
Publish date: August 2nd 2012
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Pages no: 422
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Skyscraper Throne (#1)
You may be tired of magical London stories, but don't let that keep you from reading this one. It's worth it.
Plot Summary: Beth Bradley is no ordinary teenager, and she never has been. After her mother's death, her father sort of lost his grasp of reality, which means that Beth is pretty much left to do as she pleases - and what Beth loves to do is roam the streets of London with her best friend, Pen, l...
Expelled from school, betrayed by her best friend and virtually ignored by her dad, who’s never recovered from the death of her mum, Beth Bradley retreats to the sanctuary of the streets, looking for a new home. What she finds is Filius Viae, the ragged and cocky crown prince of London, who opens he...
Just brilliant. I'm finding it tough to say more than that, but Tom Pollock has created a city within my city filled with wonder, war and compelling characters. I also did not see any of the last 50 pages coming! Full review to come!
The City's Son is an impressive debut and a great introduction to the Skyscraper Throne trilogy. Tom Pollock has taken the London we know and love and brought it to life with a vast array of weird and wonderful creatures that you will never have come across before. The amount imagination that has go...