Arthur (Art) Mumby and his irritating sister Myrtle live with their father in the huge and rambling house, Larklight, travelling through space on a remote orbit far beyond the Moon. One ordinary sort of morning they receive a correspondence informing them that a gentleman is on his way to visit, a Mr Webster. Visitors to Larklight are rare if not unique, and a frenzy of preparation ensues. But it ...
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; First Edition edition (June 18, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1 x 7.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 3102377
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While this was action-packed and imaginative, I cannot whole-hardheartedly say I completely enjoyed or would recommend it. Perhaps it's the first-person writing, but I never felt completely drawn into the story at all, despite the fact that the writ...
the wrong sort of preparation, as they discover when their guest arrives, and a Dreadful and Terrifying (and marvellous) adventure begins. It takes them to the furthest reaches of Known Space, where they must battle the evil First Ones in a desperate attempt to save each other - and the Universe. Recounted through the eyes of Art himself, Larklight is sumptuously designed and illustrated throughout.