[PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)

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Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)

Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Free download Ñ 9 Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary The smallest thing can change the path of history The year is 1976 and the British Empire still spans the globe Coal drives the world and the smog of it hangs thick over the canals of London Clara Calland is on the run Hunted along with her scientist mother by Menshevik spies and Imperial soldiers they flee Ireland for London They must escape airships treachery and capture Under flooded London’s canals they join the rebels who live in the dank tunn. Though written for the YA Young Adult crowd this 53 year old thoroughly enjoyed it Having said that I have a weakness for the steampunk genre as many of you know Still I think that the book makes for an entertaining Summer time readBritain dominates a world suffering from global warming as the result of its use of coal At a certain point the leadership decided that it is better to rule a watery hell than to serve the people a very Paradise Lost mentality I guess that they are plenty of lessons here for all of usWhile the characters were interesting I loved the detail given about the submarine Cuttlefish I don t think that I have read about a fictional ship from an author since Patrick O Brian The description and the abilities of the ship are simply fantasticAll in all I really enjoyed the book and I give it 4 stars out of 5 Steampunk fans of any age should enjoy itDisclosure of Material Connection I received this book free from Pyr I was not reuired to write a positive review The opinions I have expressed are my own

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Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Free download Ñ 9 Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary Els there Tim Barnabas is one of the underpeople born to the secret town of drowned London place of anti imperialist republicans and Irish rebels part of the Liberty the people who would see a return to older values and free elections Seeing no further than his next meal Tim has hired on as a submariner on the Cuttlefish a coal fired submarine that runs smuggled cargoes beneath the steamship patrols to the fortress America and beyond When the Imperia. A gorgeous steampunk adventure Highly recommended for YA To A Strange Somewhere Fled place of anti imperialist republicans and Irish rebels Gods and Warriors part of the Liberty the Bibliotheken Führen Und Entwickeln people who would see a return to older values and free elections Seeing no further than his next meal Tim has hired on as a submariner on the Cuttlefish a coal fired submarine that runs smuggled cargoes beneath the steamship Erzulie's Skirt patrols to the fortress America and beyond When the Imperia. A gorgeous steampunk adventure Highly recommended for YA

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Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Free download Ñ 9 Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary L soldiery comes ravening Clara and her mother are forced to flee aboard the Cuttlefish Hunted like beasts the submarine and her crew must undertake a desperate voyage across the world from the Faeroes to the Caribbean and finally across the Pacific to find safety But only Clara and Tim Barnabas can steer them past treachery and disaster to freedom in Westralia Carried with them a lost scientific secret that threatens the very heart of Imperial power. Dave Freer s Cuttlefish is absolutely astonishing It s 1953 and the world is severely altered by the effects of the Melt Parts of London are underwater where old tunnels are inhabited by the Underpeople and the western part of Australia is dry and sandy The novel will entertain readers of all ages with it s underwater adventure humor and intriguing alternate history The friendships forged over the course of the novel will no doubt extend to the readers who won t help but become fascinated by the variety of characters and backgroundsClara Calland the bookish outcast of St Margaret s School for the Children of Officers and Gentleman embarks on a terrifying journey that takes her and her mother Dr Calland from Ireland to the dry country of Westralia She finds a place with the crew of an illegal submarine learning navigation and doing certain chores as if she were a cabin boy herself While aboard the Cuttlefish Clara becomes fast friends with cabin boy Tim Barnabas Tim grew up in London s underwater tunnels taking on a submariner job at the urging of his mother so that he would always have food He proves to be brave trustworthy to Clara and his superiors and an excellent submariner Freer takes a very interesting turn when it comes to this character Tim is persecuted and called darkie because of his mixed heritage Though he was born in London his father came from Jamaica and the fact that Tim is darker than the other crew members causes a few incidents of racism and prejudice Tim s character and his friendship with Clara is another layer added to Cuttlefish s deeply layered plotTim and Clara s friendship is the most steadily constant during a tremulous time Clara and Dr Calland are stuck in a cat and mouse game running from the Mensheviks and the British Imperial Intelligence headed by Duke Malcolm Yet here are these two young teens who hardly panic in stressful situations and both cherish their growing relationship Clara stands up for Tim when he s wrongly accused of thievery and Tim backs up Clara in whatever crazy plots she comes up with Cuttlefish is exciting for all the action and suspense and even so for the blend of steampunk historical fiction and science fiction elements Pick up a copy of Cuttlefish and you won t put it down until the last page is readBook provided via publisher in exchange for an honest reviewAlso posted on Lovey Dovey Books


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  1. says: review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)

    [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) I enjoyed some of Freer's adult works so I was interested in reading what he had to give to the YA market To say I was impressed is an immense understatement The characters were complex without being overblown and relationships grew organically out of the shared experiences and obstacles that were faced Mr Freer did an amazing job and I can't recommend this book enough

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    [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) I personally haven’t read many “Steampunk” books so I never really know what to expect when it comes to a genre I haven’t read much of I know that sounds pretty obvious but you will be surprised just how

  3. says: [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary

    [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer Though written for the YA Young Adult crowd this 53 year old thoroughly enjoyed it Having said that I have a weakn

  4. says: Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)

    Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Although written as a YA book the Alternate History elements are fantastic Cuttlefish exists in a steam powered world and the action takes place on a coal steam propelled submarine

  5. says: review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer

    [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer A gorgeous steampunk adventure Highly recommended for YA

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    Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Steampunk alternate history action adventure He even expands the point of divergence in the appendix as it's an unusual on

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    review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Intriguingly creative technology and believable characters

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    [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer Cover Blurb Yes or No? Honestly no For on thing there’s what I am not calling “character impersonators” on the front which I have never liked It always spoils my own imaginings of what the characters look like And for another despite the awesome sailsubmarine the cover makes me a little boredCharacters I like that Clara Protagonist No 1

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    review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer's Cuttlefish is absolutely astonishing It's 1953 and the world is severely altered by the effects of the Melt Parts of London are underwater where old tunnels are inhabited by the Underpeople and the western part of Australia is dry and sandy The novel will entertain readers of all ages with it's underwater adventure humor and intriguing alternate history The friendships forged over the course of the novel wil

  10. says: review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Dave Freer ´ 9 Summary [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)

    review Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) [PDF/EBOOK] Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Summary Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Dave Freer I received this book from the author in return for an honest review Mr Freer is a former Marine Biologist and was conscripted at 17 as a Medic in the AngdanSouth African conflict He's done all sorts of interesting sometimes weird jobs and you can read all about him on his website wwwdavefreercom Oh yeah don't be startled by the burly wild man in the photos that's Mr FreerCUTTLEFISH is a steampunk novel set in 1976 There has been a disast

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  • Hardcover
  • 299
  • Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)
  • Dave Freer
  • English
  • 16 September 2020
  • 9781616146252