Is Steampunk Dead?

Is Steampunk Dead?

The steampunk renaissance seems to have taken place between 2000 and 2010. The question is has the wave broke at the high water mark and rolled back to the sea. While this website might overdo it’s love for China Mieville it was really Perdido Street Station...
Top Steampunk Literature Battles

Top Steampunk Literature Battles

The Scar Armada vs. New Crobuzon By some unseen power The Mighty New Crobuzon Navy has tracked down the floating pirate city of Armada. The ensuing naval Battle is on an epic scale with ships, airships cannons, golems and a vampire cleanup party is highly imaginative....
Uther Doul vs Silas Fennec

Uther Doul vs Silas Fennec

The Scar pits the wits of a spy scoundrel Silas Fennec aka Simon Fench vs the strategic warrior Uther Doul. While the protagonist of The Scar is Bellis Coldwin the major conflict of the story is betweeen Doul and Fennec. Coldwin is used at times as an agent on behalf...
China Mieville’s Census Taker

China Mieville’s Census Taker

This Census Taker could be considered because of its relatively short length is somewhere between a short story and novel that tells the story of a boy and his family on a giant hill. The main character, a boy not named, narrates the story of his murderous father and...
Alternate History vs Steampunk Fantasy

Alternate History vs Steampunk Fantasy

There are really two different sub genre of steampunk literature. Alternate History There is the alternate history steampunk sub genre that is set in a historically based world(usually Victorian London). The technology or historical events have for some reason veered...