(EPUB) Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) by Dave Freer

Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)

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I enjoyed some of Freer s adult works so I was interested in eading 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 elationships grew organically out of the shared experiences and obstacles that were faced Mr Freer did an amazing job and I can t ecommend this book enough 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 Health and Wellbeing in Childhood readBritain dominates a world suffering from global warming as theesult of its use of coal "At a #certain point the leadership decided that it is #point the leadership decided that it is to ule "a certain point the leadership decided that it is better to ule 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 L. Munatius Plancus: Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution read about a fictional ship from an author since Patrick O Brian The description and the abilities of the ship A gorgeous steampunk adventure Highlyecommended for YA Intriguingly creative technol. 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 un Hunted along with her scientist mother by over the canals of London Clara Calland is on the un Hunted along with her scientist mother by spies and Imperial soldiers they flee Ireland for London They must escape airships treachery and capture Under flooded London’s canals they join the ebels who live in the dank tunn. Ogy and believable characters Freer s Cuttlefish is absolutely astonishing It s and the world is severely altered by the effects of the 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 eaders 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 eaders 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
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country of Westralia She 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 exc. Els there Tim Barnabas is one of the underpeople born to the secret town of drowned London place of anti imperialist epublicans and Irish The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945 rebels part of the Liberty the people who would see aeturn 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 uns smuggled cargoes beneath the steamship patrols to the fortress America and beyond When the Imperia. Ellent 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 this character Tim is persecuted and called darkie because of his mixed heritage Though he was in London his father came from Jamaica and the fact that Tim is darker than the other crew members causes a few incidents of The Mathematics of Financial Derivatives: A Student Introduction 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 gameunning 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 The United States and Peru: Cooperation -- At a Cost 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 iseadBook provided via publisher in exchange for an honest Information Security Governance reviewAlso posted on Lovey Dovey Books. L soldiery comesavening 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 "the Faeroes to the Caribbean and finally across the Pacific to find safety But only Clara and 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.