A Web of Air

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A Web of Air
Author Philip Reeve
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Fever Crumb Series
Genre Steampunk
Publisher Scholastic Corporation
Publication date
April 2010
Media type Print (hardback)
Preceded by Fever Crumb
Followed by Scrivener's Moon

A Web of Air is a young adult post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Philip Reeve. The sequel to Fever Crumb, it is the second book in the Mortal Engines Quartet prequel series. It was published in April 2010.


The clever young engineer, Fever Crumb, is swept up in a race to build a flying machine. Her mysterious companion is a boy who talks to Angels. Powerful enemies will kill to possess their new technology-or to destroy it.

A Web of Air is the sequel to Fever Crumb, the story set centuries before Mortal Engines that tells how great cities begin to build giant engines to make their first predatory journeys across the wastelands. It is set in Mayda, a city established in an atomic bomb crater off of mainland Portugal.


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