A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder

A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder

A Red Sun Also Rises is a pleasantly original steampunk book by Mark Hodder. Hodder diverged from the now growing Burton and Swineburn Series to write the at times bizarre but interesting A Red Sun Also Rise. Its called a A Red Sun Also Rises because a red sun also...
A review Escapement by Jay Lake

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 way either by foot, airship or by boat across...

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 must be read more than once....
Four Overused Steampunk Cliches

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 the imagination. It just feels like an...