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  • Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1)
  • Dave Freer
  • English
  • 08 August 2019
  • 9781616146252

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Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Download ↠ 105 Read & Download Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) 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

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Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Download ↠ 105 Read & Download Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) 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. 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 often you can read something and feel like you ve been reading it forever With that said I have really come to like the whole Steampunk thing It s different and actually pretty interesting I wouldn t say that Cuttlefish is overly Steampunk or anything if that makes sense but it is pretty obvious that it s a factor in the book I think one of the things that originally got me interested in this book was seeing that Garth Nix had a blurb on the cover which really hyped it up for me I am glad I decided to read it thoughDave is a fantastic writer I was impressed by how engaging the story became Especially considering the fact that I felt it started off a little slow Once you get over a early hump this book gets pretty great As far as the story goes I honestly don t think I really had any issues with it I do remember having trouble trying to figure out exactly what was going on sometimes but beyond that I feel like Dave really did a fantastic job with the book It was uniue and different Which is always nice to see in a book after awhile it can become difficult to find something that is really uniue But Dave did a great job pulling it off while making sure that while uniue the story was also really enjoyableAlong with the story the characters were also deeply engaging There was a pretty wide cast of characters in the book not even going to bother going into a ton of detail simply due to the fact that we would be here forever if I tried to touch on everything I really did enjoy the characters though and not just the focal characters such as Clara and Tim but ALL of them were really great and they all had something great to bring to the storyAnother thing that I want to talk about which I don t usually do in a lot of my reviews is the world building This book takes place in a world with a mix of places we know and then also made up places and the year is 1976 But things are just very very different Literally everything about the countries etc in the book is completely made up which I always like to see I love when authors take real life places and change things around to help make things really interesting It s hard to explain exactly how it is all changed unless you read the book But for me this was probably one of the most enjoyable factors for meWhile this book was really good I don t think it was absolutely amazing Which is why it only gets the four stars I do think it is a book people will enjoy and it has a lot of interesting things going on and did I mention that Dave is a pretty awesome writer I am sure I did but hey it deserves to be said again If this book sounds like something you might enjoy then I am pretty sure you will It s honestly a pretty straightforward book there really aren t to many surprises or anything tossed in this one While surprises can be a good thing I don t feel like they were really needed in Cuttlefish simply due to it being a pretty great story by just being linear So by all means check this book out if it sounds like something you might like I am sure you will most likely enjoy it Herding Cats: A Strategy for Preventive Diplomacy 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. 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Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) Download ↠ 105 Read & Download Cuttlefish (Cuttlefish, #1) 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