Study Guide

Mortal Engines Characters

By Philip Reeve

Tom Natsworthy

Young Tom is the hero of our story. Well, he wants to be the hero of our story. It's up to you to...

Hester Shaw

Hester is ugly. Oogly, even. She fell out of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down....

Katherine Valentine

Valentine's daughter could not be more different from her father. She's like the bohemian...

Anna Fang

A gorgeous aviatrix in a red coat who saves Tom's and Hester's hides on multiple occasions, Anna...

Bevis Pod

This handsome young Engineer starts off just wanting to do good. He allies himself with Katherine...

Chrysler Peavey

Pirate Peavey shows us the despicable side of Municipal Darwinism. Well, the whole idea is pretty...

Grike

The Resurrected Man. The last member of the Lazarus Brigade. Grike. This guy is like the...

Herbert Melliphant

Herbert Melliphant is a pretty minor character, barely appearing in two chapters, but his actions...

The Historians' Guild

Were it not for the brave Chudleigh Pomeroy—now there's a name that screams...

Magnus Crome

The Lord Mayor of London, Magnus Crome, rules London with an iron fist. If he hadn't blown up...

Orme Wreyland

Hester and Tom regret dancing up on the town of Speedwell when its mayor, Orme Wreyland, puts...

Thaddeus Valentine

Thaddeus Valentine is a handsome hero. He's an intrepid adventurer who has fearlessly explored...