The Empire of Night

The Empire of Night

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
3
Rate this:
"In the thrilling third installment of the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series, Kit discovers a secret plan to transform Zeppelins into dangerous killing machines--and to turn the tide of war in Germany's favor" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York, NY : Mysterious Press, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780802123237
0802123236
Branch Call Number: FICTION But
Characteristics: 401 pages ; 24 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

m
maipenrai
Dec 16, 2016

(The third book in the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series)

g
gvenkatesh
Mar 12, 2015

A very well researched piece of historical fiction that takes one back to the beginning of the previous century. It is more a mild suspense novel than a thriller.

The attention to detail is astounding for such a light reading book that conjures up memories of reading the adventures of Captain Biggles for those that grew up with it plus a bit of moral dilemma thrown in gratuitously.

With its almost sanitized and abstract portrayal of war and destruction where characters aren't just from the good side and the bad side, it reads like a book version somewhere between the "war comics" popular in the UK and the Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.

Nevertheless, an entertaining book for all ages which keeps one turning pages till the end. Also interesting for some factual historical tidbits you might pick up as well.

l
luvtosew
Jun 30, 2014

Can't wait to read this. I have now turned my son onto this author also.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

LibraryThing Series Information


  Loading...

Find it at CRRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top