3

I'm looking for the title of a book that I believe I read in the late 80s or early 90s. The storyline was about a boy who was an employee/slave aboard a land schooner - A big wheeled vessel similar to a clipper with wheels. I thought it had the word 'heart' in the title. That's all I have - Thanks.

  • What elements make it sci-fi or fantasy ? – Stan Nov 18 '13 at 21:09
  • 1
    Mick Farren's "Phaid" series (#1 Phaid the Gambler, 1981) has land schooners (land crawlers). Some of the story takes place on them with minor characters (I recall interaction with a slave/prostitute girl), but the plot doesn't centre around them. – Sindi Nov 26 '13 at 22:14
2

Sounds like a short story from Terry Dowling's Tom Rynoseros cycle. Possibly "No Hearts to Be Broken". The Tom Rynoseros stories featured land-going ships that crossed the Australian deserts under kite.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.