The third and final book in the (YA and up) Flash Gold Chronicles (so far, at any rate) sees Kali intent on making an airship so she can escape from Dawson City and the cold of the oncoming winter. The gold rush is in full flow, and the forests around are being denuded – there’s […]
Such a joy to read a well constructed, funny, beautifully described, imaginative tale.
A genuine Hero. Famous, successful, beloved by all. Bored to tears. Until it all goes horribly wrong… Mr Fritschi introduces us to Tilger, a Hero trying to recover his lost heroism. His pomposity is suffered by his highly intelligent horse (even more intelligent than your average horse) and a local being who takes up with […]
H is for History. How did this world get to be populated by guinea pigs and have so many parallels to our own? Hugo makes a reference at some stage to certain trade routes with the ‘old world’ being illegal since ‘that nasty business with the tea’. I assume he’s referring to the Boston Tea […]
I got this book as the first in the series when I got the third in the series during the Read an E-Book Week. Proof that these promotions work for some people! Flash Gold is a short book, but a full story that introduces Kali, her inventions and her world in vivid and glorious technicolour! […]