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By Kenneth Oppel

ISBN-10: 0060531800

ISBN-13: 9780060531805

ISBN-10: 0060531827

ISBN-13: 9780060531829

ISBN-10: 1501237934

ISBN-13: 9781501237935

Sailing towards sunrise, and that i was once perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We have been nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no climate to talk of to date. i used to be maintaining watch on a dismal stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, yet we have been leaving it some distance at the back of, and it appeared to be tender going all of the as far back as Lionsgate urban. Like driving a cloud. . . .

Matt Cruse is a cabin boy at the Aurora, a major airship that sails enormous quantities of ft above the sea, ferrying filthy rich passengers from urban to urban. it's the lifestyles Matt's continuously sought after; confident he is lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant because the hydrium fuel that powers his send. One evening he meets a death balloonist who speaks of lovely creatures drifting during the skies. it's only after Matt meets the balloonist's granddaughter that he realizes that the man's ravings may possibly, in truth, were actual, and that the creatures are thoroughly actual and completely mysterious.

In a swashbuckling experience comparable to Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, writer of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined global within which the air is populated by means of transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings by no means earlier than dreamed of by means of the people who sail the skies.

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