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S2E1: Farah Mendlesohn Interview

I interview Farah Mendlesohn, a scholar of children’s sci-fi and fantasy literature and author of The Intergalactic Playground. Farah’s website. Farah’s book recommendations: The Mortal Engines Quartet by Philip Reeve The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction (free online) Check out this episode!

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Could Mortal Engines’ Municipal Darwinism Work?

In Mortal Engines, based on the book series by Philip Reeve, in a post-apocalyptic wasteland ravaged by nuclear war, the surviving settlements have become “traction cities,” putting themselves on wheels to roam what was once Eurasia (an area known in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mortal Engines

Well, here it is. Possibly the most ridiculous movie of the year is Mortal Engines (although I have a post on the plausibility of it coming up). Mortal Engines is based on a young adult science fiction series by Philip … Continue reading

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