[BOOKS] ✮ Worldshaker (Worldshaker, #1) By Richard Harland – Writerscompany.co.uk

Worldshaker (Worldshaker, #1) Col Is A Wealthy Child Of Privilege Raised To Succeed His Grandfather As The Supreme Commander Of The Juggernaut Worldshaker, He Has Lived A Pampered Life On The Upper Decks He Has Never Questioned His Place In The World Or His Bright And Illustrious Future But When A Filthy Girl Stows Away In His Cabin, Suddenly Nothing Is Clear Any Quick And Clever, Riff Is Nothing Like The Filthies That Col Always Learned About The Dumb, Slow, Less Than Human Folk Who Toil Away Below, Keeping Worldshaker Moving Filthies Are Supposed To Be Animal Like, Without The Power Of Speech Or The Ability To Think For Themselves But Riff Is Clever And Quick And Outspoken, And Col Is Drawn To Her Despite Himself.As Col Begins To Secretly Spend Time With Riff, He Begins To Question Everything He Was Raised To Believe Was True, And Realizes That If Riff Is Right, Then Everything He Was Raised To Believe Is A Lie And Col Himself May Be The Only Person In A Position To Do Something About It Even If It Means Risking His Future.

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10 thoughts on “Worldshaker (Worldshaker, #1)

  1. says:

    Harland s Worldshaker is a dystopian steampunk adventure aimed at young adult readers Although it is targeted at a younger audience, I found this novel to be an entertaining and worthwhile read that I finished in one sitting.A steampunk coming of age storyWorldshaker tells the story of Col Porpentine, grandson of Sir Mormus Porpentine, Supreme Commander of the industrial juggernaut Worldshaker Col lives a priv

  2. says:

    I should probably declare that Richard Harland is a good friend of mine and so I really, really wanted to like this book Luckily, I loved it I ve been told it s a YA steam punk novel steam punk is not a new genre but it s hot at the moment and once I realised it simply meant books set in a sort of alternative Victorian world with lots of steam propelled gadgets and frockcoats and corsets, I knew I d enjoy it It

  3. says:

    The fair thing for me to do would be to give this book three stars, not two It s not a bad book It s actually a pretty good book Butwell, there s so much to say I just hope I can remember everything I was thinking.ColI wasn t a huge fan of his character He s a wealthy, sheltered, naive teenage boy who didn t really have any personality, and none of that inspired affection in me Then he meets Riff, and he morphs in

  4. says:

    I read this when I was quite young but I did really enjoy it.It s Young Adult, and it s about two kids who are living on a huge airship, and it s presented as a microcosm of the United Kingdom.I really liked it because this author actually presented issues of class and gender and those relationships in quite a thoughtful way It felt like a mature book to me, and I appreciated the idea that just because it s a Young

  5. says:

    It was for school So yeah.

  6. says:

    I ve been having difficulty writing a review for this book, though I m not sure why.In short, I thought it was an enjoyable romp, even if many of the elements were rather familiar Mr Harland captures the stuffiness of Victorian principles well, and yet manages to make some of his upper class characters empathetic His writing is crisp, and he generally kept things moving forward at a good clip, while managing to toss in

  7. says:

    Worldshaker is a Romeo and Juliet love story set in steam punk world where civilized people live on massive steam powered vessels Colbert Porpentine is the Romeo of this tale and also the grandson of the supreme commander of the Worldshaker dreadnought Col as it turns out, has been chosen to succeed his...

  8. says:

    It s hard to give a rating to this book because I disliked the beginning and enjoyed the end.There are a few things that bothered me that I can overlook, the length of the chapters being an example short chapters are one of my biggest pet peeves, in this book the chapters average 5 pages which makes them less annoying but still bothersome One thing I could not look past was the way Riff was portrayed I felt like she didn t

  9. says:

    I picked this up in the adult book reading section and really think it needed to be over in the young adult section as I think the book would sit better there It was enjoyable read The world Harland has created has a great deal of interest and there was enough smattering of a back story to understand how this place came into being There are lot of themes views politics running slyly through the book which includes colonialism

  10. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here In terms of understanding the factors that cause a powerful family to plot and twist the truth to create a good image, this book is fabulous, but readers not only get to see why family alliances are important but why a member of your own family might betray you.It tackles the big issues such as gender and class.However, the ending was inconclusive,

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