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While on lookout duty, he spots a damaged balloon carrying an unconscious old man. Neither is loaded with quirks and while they aren’t developed deeply they are fleshed out as completely as necessary for this type of adventure.

Kate convinces Matt to help her explore the island where they discover the skeleton of a large winged creature. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies.

The book is connected to many different parts of the story that link together, and you have to have to remember other previous events for somethings to make sense. Write a customer review. Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata. In a similar vein, there’s swashbuckling adventure that makes this a direct descendant of high seas pirate adventures, but again that’s mostly for flavor and atmosphere.


The era is nearly the same as the early 20th century, but there are enough subtle twists to make the reader suspend disbelief and accept the possibility of existence of strange creatures and undiscovered islands.

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It’s just delightful how Oppel’s world in Airborn is almost, but not quite, the same as ours. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I also like how a teenage boy stands up to some of the strongest, scariest and most dangerous pirates in the book and does not back away.

Get to Know Us. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Kate de Vries and her chaperone Marjorie Simpkins. Kenneth Oppel – Airborn Trilogy: It shows that you don’t need to have a lot of profanity, violence and sex to sell books and interest readers. One day into the voyage, an ornithopter delivers two passengers to the ship: The Airship Aurora isn’t the only thing here that’s lighter than air, but that’s O.

Product details Mass Market Paperback: Share your thoughts with other customers. But he also loved this book. The writing technique is great.

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Kate begins crying in the forest, blaming freee for putting everyone else in danger. Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city.


We were two nights out of Sydney, and there’d been no weather to speak of so far. Pages with related products.

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We Are All Made of Molecules. Szpirglas’ crew murders Bruce in the engine room and chases Matt onto the hull of the Aurora in open air. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Globe and Mail. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Acting on the feelings he has developed for her, Matt kisses her. Back Skybreaker Kenneth Oppel 4.

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Szpirglas pushes Matt off the edge but Matt is able to grab hold of the ship’s tail fin. Our two primary characters, mild and modest but daring and stalwart Matt, and sassy, spirited Kate, carry the burden of the story effortlessly. FantasyAlternate history novelSteampunk.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. You cannot just reread some pages back to get some of the events.