Steampunk Books

A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder

A Red Sun Also Rises is a pleasantly original steampunk book by Mark Hodder. A Red Suns is a break from Hodder's flagship the now growing Burton and Swineburn Series. This Hodder novel is a bizarre but interesting look at...
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A Review of China Mieville Iron Council

Iron Council picks up about 20 years after the events of the first book in the Bas Lag series know as Perdido Street Station. Iron Council follows two separate story lines. The First Story followed is that of an adventure...
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A review Escapement by Jay Lake

Escapement follows three separate but intertwining story-lines of Paulina (a village girl with great powers), AL- Wazir (a british aerostat officer) and Childress (a librarian turned secret order diplomat). They make their...
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Top 5 Overrated Steampunk Works

Soulless Gail Carriger This is by no means a bad book but it often rated on websites as the best steampunk book of all, which it is not. The best quality of the book is that its female main character is a written as a real...
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Remembering – The Falling Machine by Andrew P. Mayer

The Falling Machine if Remember Correctly is an X-Men meets steampunk Adventure. What sets it apart from the bulk of Steam Punk works is it's New York based not London based. This gives the story a fresh feel as the London...
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Review of Perdido Street Station

Perdido Street Station was the first in China Mieville's Bas Lag series and the start of what has been coined the "new weird". Its gritty, dark and imaginative but what is most interesting is its complex story. This book...
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What is a Steampunk Book?

Steam Punk is genre of Science Fiction that has been developed over the last thirty years. The cookie Cutter definition of Steampunk is that of a story set in Victorian England where there is advanced steam powered...
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Four Overused Steampunk Cliches

4. The Airship The airship journey in a steampunk novel is almost always pointless and generally brings the story to a crawl. Its just that blimps/aerostats/airships are slow moving balloons and don't do all that much for...
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The Best Steampunk Book China Mieville’s The Scar

The Scar The Scar is as good as it gets. The story is a weird steampunkish fantasy that twists and turns and has enough memorable scenes to keep the reader interested. Mieville writes The Scar as a traditional action...
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Top Ten Steampunk Books

Top Three Dominated by China Mieville's Bas Lag Series The Scar - China Mieville The Scar is best steam punk novel. It expands brilliantly upon the world of Bas Lag born out of Perdido Street Station. The reader is brought...
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