London is hunting
The great Traction City lumbers after a small town, eager to strip its prey of all assets and move on. Resources on the Great Hunting Ground that once was Europe are so limited that mobile cities must consume one another to survive, a practice known as Municipal Darwinism.
Tom, an apprentice in the Guild of Historians, saves his hero, Head Historian Thaddeus Valentine, from a murder attempt by the mysterious Hester Shaw -- only to find himself thrown from the city and stranded with Hester in the Out Country. As they struggle to follow the tracks of the city, the sinister plans of London's leaders begin to unfold ...
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Review: Mortal Engines (The Hungry City Chronicles #1)User Review - Noah Diewald - Goodreads
This is considered juvenile fiction but the story is more complex and less wishy-washy than a lot of what I've read that is aimed at adults. I think the only reason it would be considered juvenile is ... Read full review
Review: Mortal Engines (The Hungry City Chronicles #1)User Review - Eden - Goodreads
The traction city London has been trying to avoid being eaten by bigger and hungrier cities that are in the hunting grounds. But the Mayor has some plans for London that will help it survive for a ... Read full review